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Vietnam, Russia cooperate in cancer treatment
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Vietnam, Russia cooperate in cancer treatment

Vietnam’s Medicine University in Ho Chi Minh City and Russia’s Dmitry Rogachev Center yesterday signed a cooperation document to enhance new Immunotherapy use for cancer treatment.

Robotic surgeries used to treat 222 cancer patients
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Robotic surgeries used to treat 222 cancer patients

Binh Dan Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday organized a meeting to mark successful robotic operations for 222 cancer patients in its first year of applying the technology and the occasion of

Doctors perform C-section on mother in coma due to cancer
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Doctors perform C-section on mother in coma due to cancer

Surgeons of Gia Dinh People’s Hospital yesterday carried out a Cesarean section on a pregnant woman who was in coma due to metastasis of brain cancer.

Cho Ray becomes third hospital to apply robotic cancer surgery
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Cho Ray becomes third hospital to apply robotic cancer surgery

Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City began using robot in cancer surgery on October 23, becoming the third infirmary in Vietnam to apply this technology.

Healed former cancer patients give advise to fresh patients
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Healed former cancer patients give advise to fresh patients

The breast cancer association in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue in coordination with the Tumor Hospital yesterday organized a meeting to raise people’s awareness of preventing breast cancer

Over 12,500 new breast cancer cases reported annually
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Over 12,500 new breast cancer cases reported annually

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien warned at a ceremony to launch a campaign to support cancer patients that there are over 12,500 fresh breast cancer cases in the country annually accounting for 25

Number of cancer cases in Vietnam to hit 200,000 in 2020
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Number of cancer cases in Vietnam to hit 200,000 in 2020

The number of cancer cases Vietnam will reach nearly 200,000 by 2020, said Associate Professor, Dr Tran Van Thuan, Director of Hanoi-based K Hospital, on the occasion of upcoming World Hospice and

Work starts on modern cancer hospital in Can Tho
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Work starts on modern cancer hospital in Can Tho

Work started on the construction of a 500-bed cancer hospital in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on October 11.

Vietnam applies gene therapy to cancer treatment
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Vietnam applies gene therapy to cancer treatment

Vietnam has begun implementing gene and immune cell therapies, with the goal of tailoring cancer treatments to individual patients.

VN’s 1st robotic surgery on patient with lung cancer done
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VN’s 1st robotic surgery on patient with lung cancer done

Doctors at HCM City’s Binh Dan Hospital have used a robot for the first time in the country for lung cancer surgery, removing suspicious nodules through a small incision instead of a large one and

Binh Dan hospital performs robotic-assisted surgery for liver cancer
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Binh Dan hospital performs robotic-assisted surgery for liver cancer

Binh Dan Hospital yesterday announced its doctors performed first robot-assisted surgery on removing left lobe of a 59 year old man to treat liver cancer.

Vietnamese hospital removes polyps to treat rectal cancer
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Vietnamese hospital removes polyps to treat rectal cancer

The Medicine University Hospital yesterday announced that it has applied new technique of removing polyps in treating rectal cancer

Premier orders Ministry to report import of fake cancer medicine
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Premier orders Ministry to report import of fake cancer medicine

Vietnamese Prime Minister ordered the Ministry of Health to report pharmaceutical firm Pharma Vietnam case and its managerial responsibility before August 31, 2017.

A Trip to Mars Could Double Your Chance of Getting Cancer
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A Trip to Mars Could Double Your Chance of Getting Cancer

Yahoo News We're not prepared for 900 days of cosmic rays.

What Might CRISPR and Gene Editing Mean for Breast Cancer?
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What Might CRISPR and Gene Editing Mean for Breast Cancer?

Yahoo News Science reached a historic milestone in 2003, after decades of careful study and discoveries about DNA -- the hereditary material housed in the nucleus of virtually every cell in the human

High rate of cancer cases leads to poverty
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High rate of cancer cases leads to poverty

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

Health minister claims unsafe food not major cause for cancer
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Health minister claims unsafe food not major cause for cancer

Baomoi - 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.

SCIC to invest in cancer treatments
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SCIC to invest in cancer treatments

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

Ministries at odds over 'cancer villages'
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Ministries at odds over 'cancer villages'

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.

Syrian war 'cancer on a global scale': incoming UN chief
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Syrian war 'cancer on a global scale': incoming UN chief

Yahoo News The Syrian conflict "has become a cancer on a global scale", incoming UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said, while hoping Washington and Moscow overcome their differences to help