S. Korea bans 31 diabetes drugs for suspected cancer-causing chemical

이미지 확대 South Korea has banned the production and sale of 31 metformin-based diabetes drugs for the presence of a carcinogenic substance, the country`s health authority said on Tuesday. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said a total of 288 active pharmaceutical ingredients and finished dosage forms...

Local sorority holds parade for woman battling cancer

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) — Drive by’s and parades are the new way to celebrate during this time of social distancing. A local sorority chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha held one for an honorary member who is currently receiving...

Women Frequently Encounter Employment, Insurance Issues After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Maggie L. ShawA majority of women younger than 45 years faced employment and insurance coverage difficulties following treatment for early stage breast cancer, with 35% fearing loss of health insurance coverage if they left their current job during treatment—despite wanting to continue working.   ...

More mental health support: Alberta expands Text4Hope program to people with cancer and addiction struggles

EDMONTON -- Alberta is expanding the Text4Hope service in hopes of reaching more Albertans who may be struggling during difficult times. The service was initially launched in March to help people looking for support during the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 45,000 Albertans signed...

Feds take steps to improve cancer care for Arizonans – Arizona Capitol Times

Cancer cells – 3d rendered illustration If the past few weeks have shown us anything, it’s that America must maintain a robust health care system with a strong commitment to medical innovation. The federal government is rightfully focusing on the COVID-19 response for now, but there are other important medical treatment opportunities it can simultaneously...