At the press brief yesterday (Photo: SGGP)

Antibiotic resistant infections warned of killing more people than cancer

Antibiotic resistant infections will kill 10 million people a year worldwide, higher the number of people die of cancer, from now to 2050  unless action is taken , WHO representative in Vietnam Dr. Kidong Park warned at a yesterday press brief on management of antibiotic use for future with no overuse.
At the signing ceremony (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam, Korean work together in scientific research, training

Vietnam’s National Cancer Hospital (K Hospital) and South Korea’s Tandem and HB Advisors yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding to work together in nursing, rehabilitating, medical imaging, medical testing and prosthetic orthopedic devices.
115,000 Vietnamese people die of cancer annually

115,000 Vietnamese people die of cancer annually

Director of Hanoi-based Cancer Hospital Professor Tran Van Thuan said that cancer kills nearly 115,000 Vietnamese people a year and 165,000 fresh cancer patients are detected annually at a yesterday meeting between the hospital and its partners from the United Kingdom.

300,000 living Vietnamese people diagnosed with cancer

300,000 living Vietnamese people diagnosed with cancer

The National Cancer Hospital in Hanoi yesterday launched a ceremony to raise people’s awareness of cancer as over 300,000 living Vietnamese people who have been diagnosed with cancer.

Over 300 Vietnamese die of cancer daily

Over 300 Vietnamese die of cancer daily

Fresh cancer cases in Vietnam have escalated for years, resulting in surge in deaths. Statistically, the Southeast Asian country has around 115,000 people dying of cancer every year or over 310 deaths each day.

Knowledge about cancer and treatment updated

Knowledge about cancer and treatment updated

New technologies in the treatment, screening and early detection of cancer were updated at the Vietnam Cancer Patient Forum 2018 held by the Salt Cancer Initiative (SCI) in Da Nang city on October 8.