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    Pap test could screen for ovarian and uterine cancer: study
17-07-2013
Turns out the pap smear -- a routine test women undergo each year or two to screen for cervical cancer -- could help screen for other types of cancer as well, a new study said this week.
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    Less emotional trauma with newer breast cancer treatment
8-07-2013
KNOWING can be vexing.

If a woman is tested and found to have a harmful mutation in either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, she would have an 85% lifetime risk of developing breast cancer, even before menopause. One option for her is to have both healthy breasts removed.
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    Clarifying chemotherapy
8-07-2013
The facts and fiction of chemotherapy.

WITH reference to the article Therapy in Cancer written by Dr Amir Farid Ishak (Fit4Life, Sept 30, 2012), whilst we can agree that further progress is welcome in the field of cancer, we cannot agree with numerous statements that were made, and ultimately, his conclusion that “the concept of...
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    Facebook, Google tech gurus to design cancer research game
4-07-2013
LONDON: Scientists from a British cancer charity are teaming up with technology gurus from the likes of Amazon, Facebook and Google to design and develop a mobile game aimed at speeding the search for new cancer drugs.
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    Apps that claim to detect skin cancer under question
4-07-2013
Suspicious mole? New smartphone apps let you snap a photo and upload it for a skin cancer check. While it sounds easier than a trip to the dermatologist, a new review of these apps finds that most of them fall short of what they promise.
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    Supporting life
4-06-2013
Sanofi Oncology and Malaysian Oncological Society’s Project Life aims to raise awareness on cancer management.
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    DVD to help cancer patients cope launched
4-06-2013
GOOD information can save lives, especially when it comes to cancer. With that in mind, Sanofi Oncology and the Malaysian Oncological Society (MOS) jointly launched the Project Life DVD recently.
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    The Star’s editorial contributor Dr Lim dies from cancer at 60
4-06-2013
PETALING JAYA: Editorial contributor to The Star, consultant oncologist Dr Albert Lim Kok Hooi (pic), has died from cancer. He was 60.
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