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Alternative Medicine Increase The Risk Of Death In Cancer Patients

Use of Alternative Medicine Increase The Risk Of Death In Cancer...

New research suggests that cancer patients who use alternative medicine for curable cancers are more likely to die compared to those that stay on a conventional course of...
Cancer Vaccine Srilanka

Minister Should Obtain Approval From College of Oncologists to Import Cancer...

Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne should obtain the approval of the Sri Lanka College of Oncologists (SLCO) before importing foreign cancer treatment vaccines, the Government...

Two New Vaccines To Be Introduced For Cancer Treatment in Sri...

Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne yesterday said he was in the process of registering two new foreign cancer treatment vaccines with National Medicines Regulatory Authority...

Smoking E-Cigs is Worse Than Cigarettes?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2016, more than 15 out of every 100 U.S. adults aged 18 years or...

Surgeons Remove Tumor That Weighs As Much As A Person

A colossal 60-kilogram (132-pound) ovarian tumor was successfully removed from a 38-year-old Connecticut woman in February this year. The tumor is one of the largest...

Training on Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy by Oncology Expert

An eminent international expert in radiological physics in the treatment of cancer will be in Sri Lanka from 8th to 12th May to conduct training on...

Betal quids are Banned in healthcare premise – Circular

Banning of betel quid chewing and selling of betel quid, tobacco and areca nut products in hospital premises and all other healthcare facilities. Circular by...

PET Scan is Available from Today Onwards – Apeksha Hospital

The PET Scanner that was purchased with funds from the public has now been set up at the Apeksha Hospital in Maharagama and will...

Research cooperation agreement with WHO’s Cancer Agency

The Sri Lankan government has received the cabinet nod to enter into a research cooperation agreement with the World Health Organization's International Agency for...

Cellphones and Cancer Risk – Latest Updates

Your odds for getting cancer from your cellphone are slim -- but U.S. government researchers report that they can't completely rule out the possibility. Two...

World Cancer Day – 4th Feb

World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment....
PET scanner for Maharagama Apeksha Cancer Hospital arrives

PET Scanner for Maharagama Apeksha Cancer Hospital Arrives

Indigenous Medicine, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne says the PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scanner purchased for the Maharagama Apeksha Cancer Hospital has been brought to the...

Should Not Ban Use of Asbestos – Prof. Ravindra Fernando

Asbestos is a set of six naturally occurring silicate minerals.They are, thin fibrous crystals, with each visible fibre composed of millions of microscopic “fibrils”....

ASEAN Collaborative Training on Cancer – March 2018, Bangkok, Thailand

Applications are invited from eligible persons for short training fellowships as mentioned below. If a person applying for more than one fellowship, separate applications...
Research Assistant - National Cancer Control Programme(NCCP)

Research Assistant – National Cancer Control Programme(NCCP)

Project on ‘Delays in breast cancer care’ data collection: August-September, 2017 National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) invites application from eligible candidates for the post of...
Early Detection and Management of Breast Symptoms National Guideline

Early Detection and Management of Breast Symptoms National Guideline – 2014

Early Detection and Management of Breast Symptoms National Guideline for Primary Care Doctors & Family Physicians By National Cancer Control Programme The commonest neoplasm among...
Prevention and Early Detection of Common Gynecological Cancers-2014

Prevention and Early Detection of Common Gynecological Cancers-2014

1.1 Scope and objectives of the guideline The aim of this guideline is to direct the primary care physicians on prevention and early detection of...

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