Update news cancer
Ovarian transplants are a safe and effective way for women who have had cancer to have their own children, a study shows.
VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is set to ban about 22,000 types of cosmetics containing five derivatives of Paraben that are suspected of causing breast cancer and male infertility.
VietNamNet Bridge – According to a World Health Organization (WHO) comparison of per capita consumption in litres of pure alcohol, Vietnamese—at 8.7 litres per year—out-drink residents of all other Southeast Asian nations.
Actress Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure against cancer.
New schools, care homes and hospitals should be built far away from major roads because of the dangers of air pollution, a report by MPs says.
70% of cancer patients in country detected late; Hanoi to install traffic cameras; Hanoi: 10,000 people to be screened for visual impairment; Busy programme of events for HIV/AIDS month; Noi Bai Airport director apologises for substandard service
As many as 130,000-160,000 new cancer cases are reported in Vietnam every year, along with up to 115,000 cancer-related deaths, according to initial research conducted in a number of cities and provinces nationwide.
VietNamNet Bridge – Many residents in villages in Ha Nam Province’s Duy Tien District became seriously ill and lost their jobs after giving up farmland to the state to make room for the Dong Van Industrial Zone in the province.
Locals in Lien Tien and Dong Son hamlets of Mai Phu commune in Ha Tinh Province are not worried about hunger, poverty or harsh weather, but the numerous cancer-related deaths in their sleepy villages.
News of the development of a wonderful new remedy for all types of cancer should be treated with some wariness, says Professor Nguyen Chan Hung. Dr. Hung, who serves as Chair of the Vietnam Cancer Association.
A joint medical research conducted by Finnish and Estonian researchers found that some biomarkers in blood sample could predict mortality risk to people who appear healthy,