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Honour the "brave": celebrating the next generation of healthcare professionals

Season 2 of 'Sponsors of Brave' is now open for nominations - calling all aspiring, current, or recently graduated and community service healthcare students boldly and bravely changing the world around them...

Issued by The SpaceStation 1 day ago

It's a brave new (online) world... make your healthcare assets count

Ensuring that your digital assets, such as websites, social media pages and blogs, are seen by your target market really matters. Cingulate Marketing and Advertising shares valuable pointers on making...

Issued by Cingulate 1 day ago

Building predictive testing for multiple myeloma

By combining genomic testing and next generation sequencing technology, a new partnership aims to advance predictive tests for multiple myeloma (MM)...

23 Sep 2020

SAHPRA extends Keytruda approval to lung and bladder cancer treatment

A drug used to treat metastatic melanoma and second-line metastatic non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) has been approved for the treatment of bladder cancer and first-line NSCLC by the SAHPRA.

2 Sep 2020

Pelvic floor damage affects both men and women and can be treated - urologist

Trauma to the pelvic area caused by car accidents, surgery, obesity, overuse of supporting muscles and age may result in pelvic floor damage in both men and women and can often be treated, according to a leading urologist...

Issued by Leap Communications 27 Aug 2020

Immunotherapy holds promise for cancer treatment

Immunotherapy, a relatively new cancer treatment that enlists the body's own immune system to fight cancer, is producing ever-improving results...

5 Mar 2020

Ghana needs a better policy to guide care for cancer patients

The World Health Assembly urged countries in 2014 to include palliative care into their health systems. Its resolution called for equitable services, available to everyone who needs them...

By Yakubu Salifu 3 Mar 2020

Genetic secrets of almost 2,700 cancers unveiled by landmark international project

Scientists have revealed the detailed genetic makeup of thousands of cancer samples, yielding new insights into the genes that drive the many and varied forms of the disease...

By Melissa Southey 6 Feb 2020

What needs to happen for better cancer prevention and control in Kenya

Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe are leading in new cancer cases in Africa. In 2018 Kenya was reported to have 47,887 new cancer cases (130 cases daily) and 32,987 deaths (90 daily)...

By Gershim Asiki 3 Feb 2020

Cancer treatment: study finds targeting nearby 'normal' cells could improve survival rates

Cancer of the immune system, called lymphoma or leukaemia, generally affects the entire body's bone marrow and lymph nodes. Because these types of cancers are so widespread, surgery isn't useful, so patients are usually treated with chemotherapy...

By Ingo Ringshausen 17 Jan 2020

Antibody technologies take a step closer to precision medicine

The search for better cancer treatments continues, as current options often cause severe side effects. Less than 5% of experimental anticancer drugs are approved for use in humans, but scientists are bringing new technologies to the quest...

By Krupa Naran, Dharanidharan Ramamurthy, Neelakshi Mungra & Stefan Barth 14 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Healthcare

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

17 Dec 2019

Unravelling the genetic code that controls cell function and disease

New research reveals how and why only certain DNA elements are chosen to regulate gene expression within the vast genome and how this predisposes us to diseases...

11 Dec 2019

A multidisciplinary team approach in managing breast cancer

The concept of a team approach between specialists is important for the best possible clinical outcomes for breast cancer patients. Professor Frank Graewe explains why...

9 Dec 2019

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