World Cancer Day 2020: Surviving Cancer
Mrs. Kehinde Gbelee, Mrs. Ebunola Anozie, and Ms. Della Ogunleye are the three most unlikely women to sit in the same room. Each of them has been touched by cancer. World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.
Romanian woman dies after being set on fire during surgery
A patient has died after she was set alight during surgery for cancer, succumbing to burns on 40 percent of her body. Surgeons had used an electric scalpel and flammable disinfectant in close proximity.
Roundup weedkiller: 42,000 plaintiffs sue Bayer over glyphosate
Lawsuits against Bayer are on the rise over claims that the company's weedkiller causes cancer. The legal cases have taken a toll on Bayer's share price and reputation.
These three women share how they beat breast cancer
In 1985, Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded as a partnership between the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries. Almost 34 years later, it has become a cultural phenomenon. GuardianTV spoke with three women, survivors who tell their story and how they are able to survive against all odds.
Cervical Cancer: The cancer killing Nigerian women
Every two minutes globally, a woman dies of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that affects the lowest part of the uterus. In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that cervical cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Nigerian women.
Cancer beaten in '10 to 20 years,' says German health minister
Victory over cancer is within reach if German Health Minister Jens Spahn is to be believed. But patient groups have slammed the comments as "irresponsible."
Cancer poses a financial burden on Chinese families
Cancer rates are on the rise in China. It has become an epidemic that China's healthcare system was ill-prepared for, saddling many families with a heavy financial burden.