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Hong Kong Department of Health committed to enforcing smoking ban

The Hong Kong Tobacco Control Office (TCO) of the Department of Health (DH) has made great efforts to implement and enforce tobacco control legislation, particularly the smoking ban in statutory no-smoking areas, said a spokesperson for the...

Skin cancer death rate much higher for men than women

Death rates from the most serious type of skin cancer are 70 percent higher in men than women, the latest figures from Cancer Research UK showed recently. According to the figures, each year in the country, 3.4 men per 100,000 compared with...

Potential breakthrough in ovarian cancer screening

Clinical trial data published recently in the medical journal Cancer has indicated that mass screening for ovarian cancer may be possible. Historically, ovarian cancer has been  difficult to diagnose in its early stages, as its symptoms (e.g.,...

Yellow Wins the Day in the Battle Against Cancer

Beijing, Aug. 26 (WangYiSheng) — U.S. researchers have recently reported that an increased consumption of fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of developing invasive bladder cancer in women. The researchers found that women consuming...

Carbon ion radiotherapy “safe and effective” for spinal tumors

A specific radiation therapy called carbon ion radiotherapy (CIRT) can control cancer growth and prolong survival in patients with inoperable spinal tumors, according to a study published online Monday in the U.S. journal CANCER. Researchers...

Long-term use of blood pressure drugs may increase risk of breast cancer

Women taking blood pressure drug for ten years or longer are associated with twice the risk of breast cancer, according to a new study in the JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday. The study said that the odds of developing ductal or lobular breast...

Premiere Cancer Hospitals in China

China is fast gaining an identity of providing superlative health and medical care in many fields, including Cancer Treatment. With state-of-the-art facilities, Chinese physicians and surgeons offer top quality care and expertise to natives...

Cancer Therapy: China Medical Tourism

China is fast gaining a trustworthiness of providing superlative health and medical care in lots of fields, including Cancer Treatment. With state-of-the-art facilities, Chinese physicians and surgeons offer top quality care and expertise to...

Cancer care in China: A general review

The most recent epidemiological data has shown that over 2.2 million new cancer cases (1.4 million in men, 0.8 million in women) are diagnosed in China each year and approximately 1.6 million of the cancers result in mortality. Over the last...
WebMD China Air Pollution

Air pollution in Northern China cuts life expectancy by 5.5 years

An international study has found that severe pollution during the 1990s cut five and a half years from the average life expectancy of people living in northern China, where toxic air has lead to increased rates of stroke, heart disease and...