Prostate cancer gene map points way to targeted drugs

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Prostate cancer gene map points way to targeted drugs

Scientists have unveiled a comprehensive genetic map of advanced prostate cancer, hailing it as the disease's "Rosetta Stone".

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Nearly 400 patients saved by stem cell transplant operations

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Nearly 400 patients saved by stem cell transplant operations

VietNamNet Bridge - As of April this year, nearly 400 stem cell grafting operations had been performed in Vietnam, including 218 autologous and 169 allograft cases.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 22

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 22

Tuoi Tre News briefs you on some of the leading stories published today in Vietnamese media:

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Assurance Corporation donates gifts to pediatric cancer patients

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Assurance Corporation donates gifts to pediatric cancer patients

(VOV) - On May 20, the Consulate General of South Africa in Ho Chi Minh City, in cooperation with VASS Assurance Corporation, presented 100 gifts to children with cancer in Hospital District 2.

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Three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam caused by non-contagious diseases: official

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Three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam caused by non-contagious diseases: official

Non-contagious diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular problems and diabetes account for three-fourths of deaths in Vietnam, a rate higher than the average global level, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

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Patient seminar 'Introduction of lung cancer and breast cancer, diagnostic and screening methods', by Great Eastern Vietnam and TMMC Healthcare

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Patient seminar 'Introduction of lung cancer and breast cancer, diagnostic and screening methods', by Great Eastern Vietnam and TMMC Healthcare

The patient seminar “Introduction of Lung cancer and breast cancer: Signs & Symptoms, Diagnostic and Screening methods” was organized on May 16th in Ho Chi Minh City, thanks to the strategic collaboration of Great Eastern Vietnam Corporation and TMMC Healthcare.

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Cancer, heart disease kill more in Vietnam due to late diagnosis, bad habits: experts

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Cancer, heart disease kill more in Vietnam due to late diagnosis, bad habits: experts

Non-communicable diseases, also known as chronic diseases, like cancer, diabetes and heart conditions are increasing at “alarming” rates in Vietnam, now causing 75 percent of all deaths, officials said.

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Ministry proposes ban on smoking at weddings, funerals

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Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has asked people's committee in cities and provinces to make no smoking at workplace a rule in their office regulation.

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Mother, daughter stricken with cancer

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Mother, daughter stricken with cancer

A mother and daughter in the northern province of Ha Nam have been stricken with cancer and need help.

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Radioactive seed implantation used for treating prostate cancer patients for first time

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Radioactive seed implantation used for treating prostate cancer patients for first time

Bach Mai General Hospital is the first hospital successfully treating two prostate cancer patients by using the radioactive seed implant technique. The patients suffering prostate cancer were discharged from the hospital on May 14 in healthy condition.

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Boy struggles with cancer, wants to continue studies

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Boy struggles with cancer, wants to continue studies

A family in Ben Tre Province is calling for community help to treat their son's leukemia because he wants to continue his studies.

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Ministry proposes ban on smoking at weddings, funerals

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Ministry proposes ban on smoking at weddings, funerals

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has asked people's committee in cities and provinces to make no smoking at workplace a rule in their office regulation.

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Social News 16/5

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VietnamNet English 7 day(s) ago

Hot weather continues hitting nationwide

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Merck, Pfizer cancer fighting drugs show promise: Report

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Merck KGAA and Pfizer saw encouraging activity for their immune system-triggering cancer drug in a new cancer study that is helping boost shares of pharmaceutical companies. Bloomberg’s Cynthia Koons reports on “Market Makers.”

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Hospital treats prostate cancer patients with new technique

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Hospital treats prostate cancer patients with new technique

VietNamNet Bridge – Bach Mai General Hospital has, for the first time, successfully treated two prostate cancer patients by using the radioactive seed implant technique.

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