Tag Archives: CANCER


Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killer

09 September, 2019 8:45 pm 8:45 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world’s biggest killer within just a few decades if current trends persist, researchers said on Tuesday. Publishing the findings of two large studies in The Lancet medical journal, the scientists said they showed evidence … Read More


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Listening to music may ease cancer patients’ pain

06 June, 2019 10:02 am 10:02 am

TAIPEI (Reuters ) – Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients’ pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan. In the study, breast cancer patients assigned to 30 minutes of music listening five times a week had “noticeably” reduced side effects of cancer … Read More


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Cricketer Asif Ali’s two-year-old daughter loses battle with cancer in US

05 May, 2019 8:53 am 8:53 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Cricketer Asif Ali’s two-year-old daughter died of cancer in the United States on Sunday night. Noor Fatima, who was fighting stage IV cancer, died at a hospital in the United States. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has expressed grief over the sad demise of the daughter of the cricketer. I know … Read More


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During a.m. appointments, doctors more likely to advise cancer screening

05 May, 2019 12:05 pm 12:05 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters ) – Patients who see their doctors in the morning are a lot more likely to be referred for screenings for breast and colon cancer than patients with end-of-the-day appointments, a new study suggests. Researchers poring over records of more than 50,000 patients who were eligible for breast or colon cancer screening saw … Read More


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Insomnia common among cancer patients

04 April, 2019 11:26 am 11:26 am

BERLIN (Reuters ) – Roughly half of patients with cancer have symptoms of insomnia, and many may have sleep problems that linger for at least a year, a small study suggests. Up to 10 percent of adults in the developed world suffer from chronic insomnia, and cancer patients are particularly prone to it, researchers note … Read More


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Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek vows to fight advanced pancreatic cancer

03 March, 2019 10:45 am 10:45 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, one of the most recognizable faces in US television, has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, he said in a video message. He vowed to beat the disease despite its low survival rate. Since 1984, the Canadian-born Trebek has hosted the syndicated game show, in which … Read More


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New cancer-causing toxin found in recalled blood pressure pills

03 March, 2019 6:25 pm 6:25 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – US health regulators said a third cancer-causing toxin was found in some blood pressure pills recalled by India’s Hetero Labs Ltd a day earlier, adding to a global recall of commonly used drugs to treat hypertension. The US Food and Drug Administration is also looking into whether these types of impurities … Read More


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Japan’s crown prince says thoughts of future ‘make me solemn...

02 February, 2019 8:29 am 8:29 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s crown prince Naruhito, who is set to ascend the Chrysanthemum throne in two months, turned 59 on Saturday and said the thought of the future made him solemn but he intended to pattern his reign after that of his father. Emperor Akihito, 85, who has had heart surgery and treatment for … Read More


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Renowned Pakistani cyclist Sabiha Zahid dies of cancer

02 February, 2019 5:10 pm 5:10 pm

ABBOTTABAD (92 News) – Four times National Champion – renowned cyclist of Pakistan Sabiha Zahid passed away – after losing prolonged battle with cancer on Sunday. According to the reports, 32-year-old Sabiha was battling with the deadly disease of cancer and will be laid to rest in village Pinyan of Haripur at 3 pm today. … Read More


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Cancer agency confirms HPV vaccine is safe

02 February, 2019 5:59 pm 5:59 pm

PARIS (AFP) – Unfounded rumours causing people to spurn the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was preventing the elimination of cervical cancer, which kills more than 300,000 women every year, health authorities said Monday. To mark World Cancer Day 2019, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) issued a statement in which it “unequivocally confirms … Read More


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Shehbaz Sharif’s chest, kidneys are affected, reveals medical report

11 November, 2018 6:58 pm 6:58 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The medical report revealed on Tuesday that Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif’s chest and kidneys have been affected. As per details garnered – in light of the report of Shehbaz Sharif – the proposal was given to form a large medical board comprising cancer experts. The doctors expressed reservations … Read More


Organic foods tied to slightly lower cancer risk

10 October, 2018 10:37 am 10:37 am

PARIS (Reuters ) – People who eat more organic foods may be slightly less likely to develop certain cancers, a French study suggests. Compared to people who consumed the least amount of organic foods, people who consumed the most were 25 percent less likely to develop cancer during the study. In absolute terms, this translated … Read More


Most parents are against teen tattoos

08 August, 2018 10:12 am 10:12 am

NEW YORK (Reuters ) – Parents who’ve said “no” to teen tattoos need not feel alone. A new US survey finds that 78 percent of parents wouldn’t even consider allowing their teenager to get inked. The nationally-representative poll asked parents of kids between the ages of 13 and 18 for their attitudes about tattoos. Most, … Read More


Cancer risk with diabetes is higher for women than men

08 August, 2018 10:23 am 10:23 am

SYDNEY (Reuters ) – People with diabetes are more likely to develop certain cancers than those without the condition, and a new analysis suggests that the increased risk is greater for women than for men. Diabetes and obesity, one of the main causes of the most common form of the disease, are both independent risk … Read More


Diet soft drinks tied to lower odds of colon cancer recurrence

08 August, 2018 9:55 am 9:55 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Colon cancer patients who drink one or more servings of artificially-sweetened beverages a day have roughly half the risk of their cancer recurring compared to those who drink few or none of these beverages, a US study suggests. The study wasn’t designed to prove whether or how drinking these beverages lowers … Read More