Friday, September 17, 2021

Tag: cancer

Know your body: Pancreatic cancer signs and risks

The pancreas is located in the abdomen. GETTY

April 29 (Healthing) - We’ve all done it. You jump onto Google and type in of the aches and pains you’ve been having, only to get a list of 50 scary possible diseases. And while the odds are usually in your favour that you don’t have the worst of them, sometimes vague symptoms of difficult to detect illnesses can in ...

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Scientists discover new organ in throat that may be important for cancer treatment

The study, published in the journal Radiotherapy and Oncology, confirmed the presence of the glands after examining at least 100 patients. (Photo: The Netherlands Cancer Institute)

October 22 ( India Today) - Scientists in the Netherlands have discovered a new organ, a set of salivary glands set deep in the upper part of the throat, Livescience reported. The "accidental" discovery was made when researchers at the Netherlands Cancer Institute were using a combination of CT scans and positron emission tomography (PET) scans called PSMA PET-CT to study ...

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Sri Lanka’s Cancer Hospital urges visitors to stay away

Colombo, March 20 (Daily Mirror) - Senior doctors at the Maharagama Cancer Hospital have urged visitors to refrain from visiting warded patients, warning that there would be a disaster if a COVID-19 infected individual visits the hospital. A senior consultant from the hospital told Daily Mirror that they appealed to all visitors to stay away till the COVID-19 outbreak subsides ...

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60 to 70 cancer patients detected daily in SL

60 to 70 cancer patients detected daily in SL

(February 11, Daily Mirror) - Consultant Community Physician Dr. Nayana De Alwis said Oral cancer and breast cancer are the commonest cancers among males and females in Sri Lanka respectively. “About one-third of the cancers can be prevented and another one third can have better health outcomes if detected and treated early,” she added. Dr. De Alwis told media personnel ...

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