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Big Data can save lives, says leading cancer expert

The sharing of genetic information from millions of cancer patients around the world could be key to revolutionising cancer prevention and care, according to a leading cancer expert from Queen's University Belfast.

May 16, 2016
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How cancer patients can manage pain

Studies suggest between 20 to 50 percent of cancer patients are in pain when they are first diagnosed with cancer. Approximately 80 percent of patients with advanced cancer say they are in moderate to severe pain. But not ...

May 11, 2016
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Brain-dead woman gives birth in Poland

A brain-dead Polish woman was kept alive for 55 days so that she could give birth, a hospital official said Tuesday, adding that the premature baby showed no signs of serious complications.

Apr 19, 2016
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Back to the essence of medical treatment in oncology

The latest article to appear on ESMO Open highlights ESMO's hope that the 2015 WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (EML) will empower oncologists and advocates to demand routine availability of the medicines considered ...

Mar 21, 2016
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Oncology

Oncology is the branch of medicine dealing with tumors (cancer). A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. The term originates from the Greek onkos (ονκος), meaning bulk, mass, or tumor, and the suffix -logy, meaning "study of".

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