Thursday , December 14 2017

Tag Archives: cancer

KCSG holds Christmas party for cancer patients, survivors

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: Yuletide cheer and gift giving abound as the Kabayan Cancer Support Group (KCSG) recently held their Christmas party at the Padre Pio Hall at the Holy Family Cathedral in Kuwait City. The event is a celebration of life. Love and generosity as KCSG invited cancer patients …

Read More »

‘Medicines given to cancer patients are 100% original’ – Social media rumors rejected

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: The factfinding committee, which was set up by Ministry of Health to investigate the rumor spread on social media about the provision of fake medicines to cancer patients at Kuwait Center for Cancer Control, has concluded its tasks and affirmed that the distributed medicines were 100 …

Read More »

Cancer will kill 5.5 mn women a year by 2030: report

Paris, Nov 1, 2016 (AFP) – Cancer will kill 5.5 million women — about the population of Denmark — per year by 2030, a near 60-percent increase in less than two decades, a report said Tuesday. As the global population grows and ages, the highest toll will be among women …

Read More »

Avengers visit teen battling cancer – ‘A gift from one mom to another mom’

EL CAJON, Calif, May 25, (AP): Each night, 18-year-old Ryan Wilcox sleeps under a portrait of himself dressed as Captain America — the pinnacle of human strength and endurance. The Marvel Comics fan knows a thing or two about those heroic attributes. He is battling cancer for a second time …

Read More »

Study proposed on cancer increase – Panel fi elds alternative energy ideas

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: The parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee on Tuesday discussed a number of economic issues, including alternative energy sources, with a delegation from the German Parliament. In a press statement, Committee Rapporteur MP Mohammed Al-Jabri disclosed that they talked about mechanisms of cooperation between the two …

Read More »

Heart benefits of good diabetes control last for decades – Old red dye shows promise as new cancer foe

Six-and-a-half years of intensive diabetes control may protect against heart attack and stroke for the next 30 years, according to long-term results from a US trial that began in the 1980s. Participants in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) who strictly controlled blood sugar after being diagnosed with type …

Read More »

Actor Watanabe ‘fights’ stomach cancer – Leukemia survivor

TOKYO, Feb 10, (RTRS): Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, an Academy Award nominee for his performance in the movie “The Last Samurai” and lauded in the recent Broadway revival of “The King and I,” is fighting stomach cancer and will have to postpone plans to return to Broadway. The lean, ruggedly …

Read More »

‘Cancer awareness key factor to tackle disease’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1, (KUNA): Launching awareness campaigns on cancer is a key factor to combat the disease, an official has stressed, noting that about 80 percent of patients suffering from cancer recover after early detection. In a press statement on sidelines of launching the Gulf Cancer Awareness Week, on …

Read More »

100pc duty on tobacco eyed – Bid to curb smoking

KUWAIT CITY, 17: The Gulf Cooperation Council countries have agreed to impose 100 percent customs duty on selective tobacco products, which is part of a strategy to flight smoking and curb its effects on health and economy, reports Al- Shahed daily. According to reliable sources the agreement came during a …

Read More »

MoH makes progress in controlling cancer – Chemotherapy and radiotherapy used

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7, (KUNA): Chemotherapy and targeted therapy have caused remarkable progress in controlling cancer, a senior official at the Ministry of Health has said. Addressing the Third Kuwait International Conference for Head and Neck Cancer on Saturday, Assistant Undersecretary for Legal Affairs Dr Mahmoud Abdulhadi pointed to advancement …

Read More »
Translate »