Stories Tagged 'Cancer'
Poor diet and self-prescribed dieting, smoking and drinking, chewing tobacco and betel nuts, and lack of exercise, are the leading risk factors for increasing cancer cases and, according to doctors, it’s affecting the country’s poorest the most.
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As part of the project Health Transformed by Art, which aims to build on the “healing power of the arts,” a workshop pertaining to the art-based therapy was held in two phases in Kathmandu last week.
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The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has denied allocating budget for the programme of the Ministry of Health (MoH) to provide Rs5,000 monthly allowance for patients of cancer, renal diseases and paralysis caused by spinal injuries.
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Former England opener Michael Carberry enjoyed a fairytale return to first class cricket following his battle with cancer, scoring a century for county side Hampshire in their pre-season fixture against Cardiff MCCU in Southampton.
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Scientists believe they have discovered a way to "steer" the immune system to kill cancers.
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The study revealed that access is worst in low-income countries where as many as 95 percent of people with cancer do not receive basic cancer surgery
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