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Syria's first lady diagnosed with breast cancer

Syria's first lady diagnosed with breast cancer

The announcement came with a photo of the first lady in loose clothing and trainers, sitting on a chair in a hospital room with an intravenous drip inserted in her left hand.

Commercial flight crews show higher cancer rates: study

Commercial flight crews show higher cancer rates: study

Out of 5,366 flight attendants who took part in the study, just over 15% reported ever having been diagnosed with cancer.

Breastfeeding women can lower breast and ovarian cancer risk

Breastfeeding women can lower breast and ovarian cancer risk

Research studies confirm that women who breastfeed their babies for six months or longer can reduce the risk of developing pre- and post-menopausal breast cancer, ovarian cancer, hypertension, and Type 2 diabetes.

Qatar Foundation hosts breast cancer awareness walk

Qatar Foundation hosts breast cancer awareness walk

Qatar Foundation (QF), alongside its partner universities, hosted a breast cancer awareness walk in Oxygen Park, Education City, last week.

HBKU organises outreach for breast cancer awareness

HBKU organises outreach for breast cancer awareness

Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s Qatar Biomedical Research Institute is organising, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a number of community outreach initiatives to shed light on the importance of breast cancer.

Al-Ahli Hospital launches breast cancer awareness campaign

Al-Ahli Hospital launches breast cancer awareness campaign

Al-Ahli Hospital launched breast cancer awareness campaign to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) through a clinic for free examination for breast cancer and share brochures.

QCS launches new campaign against breast cancer

QCS launches new campaign against breast cancer

Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) has launched a campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer.

Women aged 45 and above at greatest risk of breast cancer

Women aged 45 and above at greatest risk of breast cancer

According to the Qatar National Cancer Registry at the Ministry of Public Health, 16.2% of breast cancer cases diagnosed in Qatar are in women aged between 45 and 49 years. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Qatar and the second leading cause of death in women worldwide.

Italy's Errani hit with two-month doping ban

Italy's Errani hit with two-month doping ban

Italy's Sara Errani has been suspended for two months after failing a doping test, the International Tennis Federation announced on Monday.

1,466 cancer cases detected in Qatar in 2015: ministry

1,466 cancer cases detected in Qatar in 2015: ministry

A total of 1,466 new cancer cases were diagnosed in 2015, among which 1,417 were malignant and 49 in early stage, according to the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).

PHCC urges for screening on World Cancer Day

PHCC urges for screening on World Cancer Day

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), through its ‘Screen for Life’ programme, is urging Qatar residents to undergo screening for breast and bowel cancer on the occasion of World Cancer Day today.

Breast cancer conference calls for community partnerships

Breast cancer conference calls for community partnerships

The Qatar International Breast Cancer Conference, organised by Qatar Cancer Society (QCS), has recommended community partnerships and early detection as the major steps to fight breast cancer in the country.