Singing lifts spirits of hospital-bound cancer patients in Da Nang

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Terminally ill cancer patients at a hospital in central Da Nang City are singing their pain away during regularly scheduled music nights designed to keep them strong both physically and mentally.

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Security guard at looted cancer facility in southern Vietnam dies mysteriously

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

A security guard at a cancer treatment center in southern Kien Giang Province was found dead early Thursday morning, less than two weeks after an expensive radiation shield was stolen from the facility.

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Early detection key to treating prostate cancer

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

A 77-year-old patient from Long An Province was urinating more often at night, leading to trouble sleeping.

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EU proposes 10-year license extension for controversial weed killer

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The European Commission will propose extending by 10 years its approval for weed-killer glyphosate, used in Monsanto’s Roundup, a spokeswoman said on May 18, as reported by Reuters.

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Vietnamese spend $1.38bn a year on cigarettes

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

The Vietnamese population spends a total of VND31 trillion (US$1.38 billion) a year on cigarettes, according to statistics released by Vietnam’s Ministry of Health.

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Almost 20,000 pricey cancer pills trashed in Vietnam over red tape

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Nearly 20,000 cancer pills donated to a Ho Chi Minh City hospital have ended up in the bin as it took nine months to complete all the procedures needed to receive the medicines.

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SVCC’s Singaporean slant on cancer care

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese families will have better access to cancer services and treatment following the grand opening of the Singapore-Vietnam Cancer Centre in Ho Chi Minh City. Eng Aik Meng, chairman of Vietnam Integrated Medical Services, told VIR’s Thanh Van how the new facility will transform cancer care in Vietnam.

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Chavez 'battling' for his life: VP

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 56 month(s) ago

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday that President Hugo Chavez was fighting for his life in a Caracas military hospital, 10 days after returning from cancer treatment in Cuba.

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Singapore-Vietnam Cancer Centre opens in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Singapore-Vietnam Cancer Centre (SVCC) opened its doors officially to serve the community from Vietnam on May 6.

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Oncologists share experience in cancer diagnosis, treatment

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Nearly 300 professors, doctors and leading oncologists have gathered in central Da Nang city to take part in a national conference on cancer prevention and control which opened on April 27.

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High rate of cancer cases leads to poverty

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

75,000 people are dying from cancer every year and their families often face huge debts after their deaths.

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Health minister claims unsafe food not major cause for cancer

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said that dirty food is not the major cause of cancer in Vietnam, but it is acute infection and chronic diseases.

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SCIC to invest in cancer treatments

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Nguyen Duc Chi, chairman of State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) announced it would invest in the health sector, especially cancer treatment and medicines.

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Elite artist Duy Thanh passes away

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Elite artist Duy Thanh last night passed away at National Cancer Hospital in Hanoi at the age of 58 after suffering five- year cancer .

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Little boy bed-bound because of cancer

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

A couple in Tra Vinh Province is calling for help to treat their 6-year-old son who is suffering from neuroblastoma, a type of cancer that forms in certain types of nerve tissue.

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