Breast cancer diagnoses often come too late to help patients

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As much as 70 per cent of breast cancer patients are diagnosed when they are already in the final stages of the disease, said Deputy Minister of Health, Nguyen Thi Xuyen at a recent breast cancer prevention event in Ha Noi.

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Little girl struggles with eye cancer

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Little girl struggles with eye cancer

A poor couple in Nghe An Province is seeking support to save their little girl from eye cancer.

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Brain repair 'may be boosted by curry spice'

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Brain repair 'may be boosted by curry spice'

A spice commonly found in curries may boost the brain's ability to heal itself, according to a report in the journal Stem Cell Research and Therapy.

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VN has 15,000 new breast cancer cases per year, 70% detected late

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VN has 15,000 new breast cancer cases per year, 70% detected late

The rate of women with breast cancer has increased in recent years in Vietnam, with about 15,000 new patients every year on average, while 70 percent of cases are detected late, a senior health expert has announced.

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Hanoi man arrested for breaking doctor’s jaw

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Hanoi man arrested for breaking doctor’s jaw

Hanoi police have arrested a 26-year-old man accused of attacking a doctor at Thanh Nhan Hospital on September 20 and breaking his jaw bone.

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Vietnam opens free stem cell bank

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Vietnam opens free stem cell bank

A Hanoi hematology institute has opened Vietnam’s first stem cell bank using umbilical cord donations.

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Ho Chi Minh City drug firm suspected of smuggling cancer medicine

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Ho Chi Minh City drug firm suspected of smuggling cancer medicine

A pharmaceutical giant in Ho Chi Minh City allegedly created a fake certificate of origin for roughly US$750,000 worth of cancer medicine last April, police said Tuesday.

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Art & Entertainment News 26/9

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Art & Entertainment News 26/9

Documentary film on Vietnam’s longest river aired

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Skirt size increase linked to breast cancer risk, says study

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Skirt size increase linked to breast cancer risk, says study

Going up several skirt sizes in midlife could be a warning sign of increased cancer risk, research suggests.

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Hard Rock Cafe raises funds for research

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

Hard Rock Cafe HCM City is selling women's T-shirts for breast cancer charity from now to October as part of Hard Rock International's 15th anniversary of annual breast cancer awareness and fundraising.

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Health Ministry proposes tax hike on tobacco products

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Health Ministry proposes tax hike on tobacco products

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health has proposed to raise the tax rates on tobacco to 105% in 2015 and 145% in 2018.

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Killing cancer with electricity

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

British surgeons are experimenting with a new way of treating cancer patients who’ve run out of options. NanoKnife uses high-voltage currents to kill cancer cells that are embedded in soft tissue.

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Vietnam to test cancer-causing ingredient in Colgate toothpaste

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Following the warning of cancer-causing ingredient in Colgate Total toothpaste of , Vietnam is going to test the content of Triclosan in the toothpaste to protect consumers’ safety.

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Motorcycle ride fights cancer

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

A group of eight motorcyclists from Australia plus several from other countries will join a 200km journey in Russian-made Ural sidecars from Ha Noi to Pu Luong nature reserve in Thanh Hoa Province on September 28.

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Berries in cancer therapy trial

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Berries in cancer therapy trial

Wild berries native to North America may have a role in boosting cancer therapy, according to a study in the Journal of Clinical Pathology.

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