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Good and bad news on aspirin and colon cancer: study

Daily micro-doses of aspirin taken for at least five years can slash the risk of cancer later in life.

Vietnam’s health ministry under scrutiny over cancer drug scam

The PM urges inspectors to take the issue 'seriously' as it has chipped away at public trust in the health care ...

Bribes continue to dictate Vietnam's medicine prices, trial uncovers

At least $330,000 was allegedly handed over to doctors by a local pharmaceutical firm, and it was the patients that paid the price.
August 23, 2017 | 10:41 am GMT+7

Gum disease linked to higher cancer risk in women: study

This is the first national study focused on women, particularly older women.
August 01, 2017 | 02:44 pm GMT+7

US Senator McCain diagnosed with brain tumor: McCain's office

His office said the tumor was discovered when he was undergoing surgery last Friday to remove a blood clot from above his left eye.
July 20, 2017 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Certain nuts may help ward off return of colon cancer - study

Nut-eaters saw a 42 percent lower chance of cancer recurrence than patients who did not eat nuts after completion of their cancer treatment.
May 18, 2017 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Leukemia medicine dumped after red tape holds up clearance process in Vietnam

Inspectors said the pills had past their expiry date due to drawn-out customs and pharmaceutical requirements.
May 04, 2017 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

Cancer patient dancing on hospital bed melts hearts

A video of a 10-year-old cancer patient dancing on a hospital bed in Chile captures millions of hearts online.
April 29, 2017 | 08:37 am GMT+7

Cancer haunts village in central Vietnam after claiming 40 lives

Polluted water is believed to be the reason behind the deadly disease.
April 27, 2017 | 10:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's health minister brushes off parliamentary study linking cancer to unsafe food

Says the conclusion was ‘inaccurate’ and could mislead the public.
April 21, 2017 | 02:51 pm GMT+7

Cancer study: Antibiotics linked to dangerous polyps

The digestive tract's complex network of bacteria may play a key role in cancer emergence.
April 07, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

Hanoi trees have bark peeled off by locals desperate for cancer cure

Vandals often acted during the night, attacking old trees that many believe may have medicinal properties.
February 07, 2017 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Does depression boost the risk of cancer death?

A recent study reveals that there is a link between mood and cancer 
January 26, 2017 | 12:39 pm GMT+7

Doctors once again warn of sharp rise in new cancer cases in Vietnam

The country is dealing with the double whammy of infectious and non-infectious diseases, health experts say.
December 13, 2016 | 03:30 pm GMT+7

New device could make way for cheaper cancer screenings

A new mobile unit could help slash the cost of breast cancer screenings dramatically for women around the globe.
December 03, 2016 | 09:04 am GMT+7