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A new study from Lund University in Sweden suggests that tattoos could be a risk factor for cancer in the lymphatic system, or lymphoma. Now, the researchers underline the need for more research on the topic. more
Study reveals benign nail condition linked to rare syndrome that greatly increases cancer risk

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have discovered that the presence of a benign nail abnormality may lead to the diagnosis of a rare inherited disorder that increases ...

Study says even small amounts of physical activity could be valuable in late-stage lung cancer

Lung cancer kills more people globally each year than any other type of cancer, however new Curtin University-led research has found less than five minutes of daily physical activity coul ...

WHO-ILO report says one in three nonmelanoma skin cancer deaths linked to working outdoors

Nearly one in every three deaths from nonmelanoma skin cancer is caused by working under the sun, according to a joint report released on Wednesday by the UN World Health Organization (WH ...

Nigeria aiming to vaccinate more than 7 million girls against leading cause of cervical cancer

Nigeria introduced the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine into its routine immunisation system on Tuesday, aiming to reach 7.7 million girls in the largest single round of HPV vaccination ...

New study shows 79 percent global spike in cancer cases among under 50s over past three decades

There’s been a striking 79% increase in new cases of cancer among the under 50s around the world over the past three decades (1990-2019), finds research published recently in the op ...

Over 350,000 children in the developing world missing out on cancer treatment

New York: Treatment remains out of reach for hundreds of thousands of children diagnosed with cancer in low and middle-income countries, severely limiting their chances of survival, the U ...

Aspartame: WHO warns this artificial sweetener could be carcinogenic to humans, check out in which food items it is used

The World Health Organization has classified artificial sweeteners aspartame, which is commonly used in soft drinks, as 'possibly carcinogenic to humans'.  

Risk of cervical cancer twice as high in women with mental illness: Study

Women with mental illness, neuropsychiatric disability, or substance abuse are less likely to go for gynaecological smear tests for cervical cancer and run more than twice the risk of dev ...

WHO launches bid to tackle inequalities behind global breast cancer threat

New York: A UN-led global initiative to tackle breast cancer could save 2.5 million lives by 2040, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, just ahead of World Cancer Day.