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The test is based on detecting mutations in the telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) gene – a crucial element for cancer genesis and progression – the most common mutations in bladder cancer, according to the report conducted by the UN World Health Organization’s ( WHO ) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and international partners. (...) Their evaluation of the performance of TERT promoter mutations as early detection biomarkers for bladder cancer in urine samples revealed detection in 46.7 per cent of the asymptomatic individuals who later developed bladder cancer. (...)   ♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox - Subscribe here to a topic. ♦ Download the UN News app for your iOS or Android devices.   cancer Related Stories Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Soaring obesity rates, sustainable development funding alliance, new UN office to support Haiti Low cost breast cancer medicine move good news for women: UN health agency Impact of COVID-19 on cancer care has been ‘profound’, warns UN health agency  News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Urgent need for ‘immediate’ solutions to combat drug-resistant infections, warns WHO   17 January 2020 Health Drug-resistant infections are on the rise as private investment in new antibiotic development declines, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
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Tobacco use is the single most important risk factor for cancer and is responsible for approximately 22 per cent of cancer-related deaths globally. The cancer burden can also be reduced through early detection of cancer and management of patients who develop cancer. (...) Non Communicable Diseases cancer Related Stories Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds WHO welcomes initiative to combat noncommunicable diseases, responsible for 7 in 10 deaths worldwide ‘Bad’ fats targeted in new global health guidelines Useful Links World Cancer Day 2018 WHO Factsheet on Cancer IAEA Topics: Cancer Resources Navigate the News Information for Broadcasters UN System Links Media Alert UN Journal Meetings Coverage Audiovisual Library Secretary-General All Statements Official Travels Press Encounters SG Twitter Spokesperson's Office Latest Statements Briefing Highlights Briefing Transcripts Notes to Correspondents Find Us UN News App Facebook Twitter YouTube RSS Contact UN News United Nations Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram Pinterest Soundcloud Podcast UN Social Media Donate Footer menu A-Z Site Index Copyright FAQ Fraud Alert Privacy Notice Terms of Use Facebook Twitter Print Email
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Score: 1247498.2 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/02/1001801
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Dr Namburakara Helambage Rajitha Harischandra Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka 6 December 2015 50th Anniversary of WHO-Maldives Partnership 3 December 2015 International Day of Persons with Disabilities - Inclusion matters: Access and empowerment for people of all abilities 1 December 2015 World AIDS Day 2015 « 11 12 13 14 (current) 15 16 20 June 2016 Address by the Regional Director at the Elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and Syphilis by Thailand 14 June 2016 World Blood Donor Day 2016 31 May 2016 World No Tobacco Day 2016 10 May 2016 Address by the Regional Director at the Regional Workshop for Improving Quality of Hospital Care for Maternal and Newborn Health 21 April 2016 Address by the Regional Director at the Lessons Learnt Conference: Health Sector response to Nepal Earthquake 2015, Kathmandu, 21-22 April 2016 20 April 2016 Global Leprosy Strategy Launch 7 April 2016 Regional Director's Address to Staff on World Health Day 2016 30 March 2016 Regional Consultation on “Health, the SDGs and role of Universal Health Coverage: next steps in South East Asia" 22 March 2016 World Water Day 2016 - "Water and Jobs" 21 March 2016 Unite to end TB: Fast Tracking access to quality diagnosis and treatment International Meeting for Ending TB 8 March 2016 International Women's Day 2016 23 February 2016 The Meeting on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: Public Health Challenges and Priority 10 February 2016 Opening speech at the launch of the national malaria elimination framework 4 February 2016 World Cancer Day 2016 - We Can. 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Dr Namburakara Helambage Rajitha Harischandra Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka 6 December 2015 50th Anniversary of WHO-Maldives Partnership 3 December 2015 International Day of Persons with Disabilities - Inclusion matters: Access and empowerment for people of all abilities 1 December 2015 World AIDS Day 2015 « 11 12 13 14 (current) 15 16 20 June 2016 Address by the Regional Director at the Elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and Syphilis by Thailand 14 June 2016 World Blood Donor Day 2016 31 May 2016 World No Tobacco Day 2016 10 May 2016 Address by the Regional Director at the Regional Workshop for Improving Quality of Hospital Care for Maternal and Newborn Health 21 April 2016 Address by the Regional Director at the Lessons Learnt Conference: Health Sector response to Nepal Earthquake 2015, Kathmandu, 21-22 April 2016 20 April 2016 Global Leprosy Strategy Launch 7 April 2016 Regional Director's Address to Staff on World Health Day 2016 30 March 2016 Regional Consultation on “Health, the SDGs and role of Universal Health Coverage: next steps in South East Asia" 22 March 2016 World Water Day 2016 - "Water and Jobs" 21 March 2016 Unite to end TB: Fast Tracking access to quality diagnosis and treatment International Meeting for Ending TB 8 March 2016 International Women's Day 2016 23 February 2016 The Meeting on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: Public Health Challenges and Priority 10 February 2016 Opening speech at the launch of the national malaria elimination framework 4 February 2016 World Cancer Day 2016 - We Can.
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Score: 1239843.4 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...-cancer-elimination-in-nigeria
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Published in the medical journal Cancer Epidemiology , the study led by the World Health Organization ( WHO ) cancer research centre reveals that the total cost of lost productivity because of premature cancer mortality for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – collectively known as BRICS countries – was $46.3 billion in 2012 (the most recent year for which cancer data was available for all these countries). (...) “Yet each of these countries has a distinct cancer profile, and therefore a tailored approach to national cancer control policy is required,” added IARC. (...) Non Communicable Diseases cancer Related Stories World Cancer Day: UN agency chief urges greater access to diagnosis, prevention and treatment services WHO welcomes initiative to combat noncommunicable diseases, responsible for 7 in 10 deaths worldwide ‘Bad’ fats targeted in new global health guidelines Useful Links WHO : Cancer WHO : World Cancer Day 2017 News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue UN health agency finds high levels of antibiotic resistance to world’s most common infections 29 January 2018 Health Antimicrobials have been a driver of unprecedented medical and societal advances, but their overuse has resulted in antibiotic resistant bacteria, with the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting new surveillance data on Monday which reveals widespread resistance to some of the world’s most common infections, including E. coli and pneumonia.
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Among cancer deaths, lung cancer accounted for 10.6% deaths, breast cancer 9.4%, cervical cancer 8%, liver 6.6% and lip, oral cavity cancer 6.4% deaths. (...) Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in terms of the number of cases in WHO South-East Asia Region. (...) “We must scale up efforts to save lives and improve the quality of life of people living with cancer,” said Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh. One of the key strategies to combat NCDs such as cancer has been to strengthen access to primary health care and referral systems for early detection and treatment.
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To combat diabetes, hypertension and the three most common cancers – oral, breast and cervical cancers -- the Government of India has launched “Population-based screening (PBS) of common NCDs” at the community and primary health care level. (...) Intensive trainings have been held to provide quality services, including screening of communities against diabetes, hypertension, oral cancers, and the two most common cancers among women (breast and cervical cancer), for early detection and management. (...) “We have started NCD screening of the target population on five common NCDs (hypertension, diabetes, and oral, breast and cervical cancers) but the screening for cervical cancer is mainly done at the link-Primary Health Centre (PHC).
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Score: 1228955.8 - https://www.who.int/india/news...trol-non-communicable-diseases
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“My encounter with cervical cancer patients disheartened me,” Ombeka said after visiting a hospital. (...) “It warms my heart to know that cervical cancer can be prevented just through an injection.” UNICEFKenya/2022/IreneSinoya Doris with her two siblings, Samwel (right) and Blessing (left) at their home in Kisii County, Kenya. Cervical cancer is among the leading causes of cancer-related deaths for Kenyan women.
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Cancer accounted for 7.4 million deaths in 2004 (around 13% of all deaths). (...) The joint programme will provide the framework for the two organizations to dovetail their work, building on their areas of expertise to create a more coordinated and robust approach to combating cancer in low- and middle-income countries. (...) Such programmes include cancer prevention, early detection, screening, diagnosis, treatment, palliative care and monitoring including cancer registries.
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Score: 1228832.1 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...cancer-in-developing-countries
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This story is part of a series examining how each health topic affects people in the Region. Building trust and combating misinformation on the causes, symptoms and treatment of cervical cancer are the first steps to eliminating the condition, said nurse and midwife Karolina Tamani, 62. (...) Cervical cancer is the sixth most diagnosed cancer and the eighth most common cause of cancer death in women in the Region. (...) By acting together, a world free of cervical cancer is possible. Learn more about WHO’s work on cervical cancer globally .
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Score: 1226905.3 - https://www.who.int/westernpac...-cancer-in-the-western-pacific
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