Cancer is not the only issue in the field of health, but the broad social, economic, promotional and human rights as well. Cancer-causing a huge challenge to development and human progress around the world, especially in poor and developing countries. Cancer is the cause and consequence of poverty. In other words, cancer and poverty interact
Pema Seldon Tshering, ThimphuFeb 15, 2018 Cancer patients in the country will no longer have to travel abroad for treatment. That’s because the government will establish a cancer hospital in the country. The decision to establish a cancer hospital comes in the face of a growing number of people suffering from the disease and the
All types of cancers are on the rise in Sri Lanka with around 17,000 new cancer patients detected annually by the local health system, National Cancer Control Programme Director Consultant Community Physician Dr Sudath Samaraweera said. Addressing a media workshop in Colombo today Dr Samaraweera said the most common cancer among Sri Lankans is oral
Published: February 02, 2016 10:48 am KATHMANDU: With the changing lifestyle and exposure to risk factors like smoking, there has been a significant rise in the number of cancer patients in Nepal as per Dr Prakash Raj Neupane, Medical Director at Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital and Chairman at BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, Chitwan. In Nepal,
Stanley M Marks is the chairman of UPMC Cancer Center, Director of Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer for UPMC Cancer Center and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, USA. He is also a significant contributor and member of the tumor board, American Oncology Institute (AOI). Recently, he was in the city to participate in
JAMSHEDPUR, NATION April 10, 2018 Kolkata: According to recent projections by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India is expected to register over 17 lakh new cases of cancer and over 8 lakh deaths because of the disease by 2020. Eastand North-East India are not immune to this fact and are reporting substantial number of cancer cases.