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Why Is World Cancer Day Observed? Theme for 2019 and Significance of This Day Dedicated to Cancer Survivors Across the World

World cancer day theme and significance. (Photo Credit: Flickr) Cancer is a progressive disease that has been taking so many lives on earth, without any cure. The treatment consists of chemotherapy however with no certainty that it will work. Scientists and experts all across the world are trying to eradicate the disease and working towards… Read More »

A complete cure for cancer once and for all? Israeli scientists say they’ll have it in a year

Israeli scientists have claimed that very soon they’ll have the secret weapon to beat cancer once and for all, and find a complete cure to the tormenting disease within a year. A team of researchers in Israel told The Jerusalem Post Monday that they had created an antidote for cancer — a drug called MuTaTo,… Read More »

Aussies slack on skin cancer checkups

Jade Custance never spent time as a teenager lying in the sun trying to get a tan. “I didn’t go out sunbaking. I’m blonde, fair-skinned, I don’t tan,” the 37-year-old told AAP. “Growing up I’d been sunburnt here or there but not any more than anyone else I would think.” But after having 13 potentially… Read More »

At Risk for Breast Cancer? Your Race Matters

Print this page FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 — Black women at risk of breast cancer may face a disadvantage because of racial disparities in health care, a small new study suggests. Ohio State University researchers interviewed 30 white and 20 black women at high risk for breast cancer due to family history and other factors.… Read More »

Lilly price break reverses NICE’s 'No' ruling on breast cancer drug Verzenio

Last October, England’s drug-cost watchdogs dealt Eli Lilly a blow when they decreed that the company’s CDK 4/6 inhibitor to treat breast cancer, Verzenio, wasn’t cost-effective. So Lilly dished up a new price break—and now the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is on board. The problem, initially, was that Lilly couldn’t provide evidence that Verzenio… Read More »