Former Southeast Asian Games billiard champion Đỗ Hoàng Quân, who was recently diagnosed with rectum cancer, is in need of help for treatment.
A nine month shortage of Glivec cancer medicine produced by the Novartis Pharma Service – AG Company (Switzerland) has eased worries for hundreds of patients following a Government move to allow hospitals to stock the pharmaceutical product using old import dossiers.
Health experts will talk about advanced techniques and share their experience in colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment at an international symposium beginning today.
IBM and Five9 on Tuesday announced their partnership to implement IBM Watson for Oncology – the first artificial intelligence (AI)-driven oncology clinical decision support system that helps doctors advance cancer care for patients – in Việt Nam.
Vietnamese oncologists say there is no proof that the Cuba-made Vidatox, also known as blue scorpion venom, is effective in fighting cancer, as advertisements claim.
The failure to detect cancer early, compounded by the lack of insurance for such detection, has led to a high cancer death rate in Việt Nam.
The Judicial Council of HCM City’s high-level People’s Court this morning (October 30) annulled jail sentences for former leaders of Viêt Nam Pharma Company, to serve reinvestigation of the case.
The Health Department of Cần Thơ City officially broke ground for construction of a 500-bed oncology hospital, which will be the biggest and most modern facility in the Mekong Delta when completed yesterday.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) and Việt Nam Social Security are working on a bidding mechanism that they expect will reduce money spent on medicines procured under the national health insurance scheme by 10-15 per cent.
Việt Nam has begun implementing gene and immune cell therapies, with the goal of tailoring cancer treatments to individual patients.