The Polish cabinet on Tuesday endorsed a National Oncology Strategy for 2020-2030 that aims to increase the five-year cancer survival rate. The new strategy, prepared by the Health Ministry, replaces the cancer-fighting programme for 2016-2024.
The 2020 calendar called ‘Women to Women’ shows female officers from various branches of the police at work but also captures the more private side of their lives.
Ina Dźwierzyńska came up with the idea for Mednavi - a ‘first aid kit’ for those who find themselves lost after being diagnosed with cancer - after her own experience with the disease.
Researchers found that drugs derived from a mushroom killed cancer cells but left healthy cells intact.
Saventic uses an algorithm when analysing typical blood tests to spot anomalies that indicate if a patient is in the early stages of the disease.
The drug which comes from a compound called 1-MNA helps to reduce fat around the liver and by so doing reduces the risk life-threatening liver cancer and other related diseases. een developed by a company in Łódź.
A cooperation agreement on new technologies in cancer treatment was signed in Houston, Texas on Friday by Polish Minister of Health Lukasz Szumowski and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Combining virtual reality and behavioral therapy the company creates fantasy worlds in which the cancer patients can immerse themselves to lower the levels of stress and fear. They are also researching the links between psychotherapy and countering cancer.
Needing only a urine sample, the easy to use, quick and non-invasive tester changes colour depending on the result.
Scientists in Białystok have found cancer-eating mushrooms which they believe could help prevent colon cancer.