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Study debunks personality link to breast cancer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The idea that a woman's personality traits can make her more prone to breast cancer appears nothing more than a myth, according to a Dutch study.


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Oncology society launches second Hope book

THE Malaysian Oncological Society (MOS) launched its second Hope Handbook recently, which provides comprehensive information for cancer caregivers, dispelling many of the common misconceptions and fallacies surrounding cancer and cancer care.


Be cancer aware

FOR many Pink Octobers, breast cancer awareness campaigns to educate women on the commonest cancer among them have been an annual affair at the Assunta Hospital in Petaling Jaya.


Debunking cancer myths

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about breast and cervical cancer. Here are some of them.


Myths in cancer management

Debunking myths surrounding cancer and its management.


Dose of hope for patients

CANCER is not a death sentence. according to Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital (MMCH) medical officer Dr Kelvin Tan Chee Ling.


Pustaka Miri to hold health talk

KUCHING: Pustaka Miri is organising a public health talk in con- junction with World Cancer Day on Feb 13.


Science vs myths: Battling the Big C with food

There are many myths and beliefs surrounding the type of food cancer patients can and cannot take; what does the science say?


Top 10 cancer myths

When you are diagnosed with a terminal disease, it’s not unusual to grasp at any straw that offers a chance of survival, but please don’t believe these myths.