THE screen portrayal of a cancer sufferer whose illegal import of foreign medicines into China spurred national policy changes has become a box-office smash as audiences flock to a rare Chinese film...

NEW INVESTMENTS

A NEW oncology centre has been set up to address the rising number of people diagnosed with cancer in South-east Asia.

[LONDON] Prime Minister Theresa May will call on Britain's health service, charities and artificial intelligence sector to work together to better identify patients with the early stages of...

[LOS ANGELES] A Los Angeles judge has held up a ruling ordering Starbucks and other roasters to carry a cancer warning label on coffee sold in California.

THE concept of combining two immunotherapy drugs to fight lung cancer - not so long ago one of the hottest ideas in cancer research - has suffered a fresh blow from the failure of an AstraZeneca...

[TOKYO] A Japanese firm is poised to carry out what it hailed as the world's first experiment to test for cancer using urine samples, which would greatly facilitate screening for the deadly...

[PARIS] Thanks to a laser-equipped mini-microscope developed by a French start-up, scientists have discovered a previously undetected feature of the human anatomy that could help explain why some...

[CALIFORNIA] Starbucks Corp and other coffee companies must put a cancer warning label on coffee products sold in California, a Los Angeles judge ruled.

TAKING HEART

A RECORD 10,125 cancer awareness ribbons were collected and pinned on Saturday, as part of the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) 10th anniversary event on Saturday.

[PARIS] Higher levels of Vitamin D in the blood may be linked to a lower risk of developing certain cancers, a study in Japanese adults reported Thursday.