Smoking costs $1 trillion, soon to kill 8 million a year: WHO/NCI study

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 day(s) ago

Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday.

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Administrative procedures enrage Vietnamese patients

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

“Why didn’t they spare me this troublesome paperwork? I know I don’t have much time left,” 51-year-old throat cancer patient Nguyen Thi Nhung said regarding the procedures she had to complete in order to renew her health insurance for the new year.

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Ministries at odds over 'cancer villages'

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health has taken water samples at ten villages for a re-test after the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment reported high cancer rates because of polluted water sources.

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Ministries at odds over 'cancer villages'

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health has taken water samples at ten villages for a re-test after the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment reported high cancer rates because of polluted water sources.

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Press digest – December 26

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Tuoi Tre holds fundraising charity concert for young cancer patients

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

A charity concert held by Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday night raised more than VND1 billion (US$45,000) to support young cancer patients in Vietnam.

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The mystery of Vietnam’s ten ‘cancer villages’

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Two units under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Ministry of Health are at each other’s throats over a list of villages the former believes to have cancer rates higher than the country’s average.

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Music program raises fund for cancer child patients

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

The music program directed by musician Duc Tri with a theme of "Dreams at the Winter's night 2016" will be held at 18:30 December 22 at the Gem Center in District 1, HCMC.

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Binh Dan Hospital opens country’s first robot-assisted surgery service

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Health Minister is trying the new rbot-assisted sugery system (Photo: SGGP)
Heal Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, city leaders and managers yesterday attended the inauguration of the robot-assisted surgery ward in Binh Dan Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, the only hospital ever to offer robot-assisted surgeries for adult patients.

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First endoscopic surgery performed by robot in Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City Party Secretary Dinh La Thang today paid a visit to Binh Dan Hospital in HCMC, the first infirmary in the country and in the Southeast Asia to perform endoscopy surgery for adults by using robots for the application of the new technique.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 4

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

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Tuoi Tre-backed Sunflower Festival kicks off in Ho Chi Minh City (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

The “Sunflower Festival,” a Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper backed annual charity event for children with cancer, took place in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday, attracting thousands visitors and raising considerable donations for kid cancer patients.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 3

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Here are the leading news stories about Vietnam you should not miss today, December 3

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Cancer cases escalate in big cities

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Tumor Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City announced at an annual seminar on December 1 that number of cancer patients in big cities increased drastically.

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Hanoi: VND400 billion hi-tech digestive centre inaugurated

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Hanoi-based Saint Paul General Hospital inaugurated its hi-tech digestive centre on November 27 with the aim of providing specialised endoscopic surgeries and digestive treatment to local patients and those from neighbouring locales.

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