One in four Cypriots will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in their lifetime, while 42 new cases of cancer and leukaemia in children aged 0-19 are diagnosed annually. Figures were
Pancreatic cancer is the 15th most common cancer worldwide, but it has a very high fatality rate, with an estimated 5-year survival rate of only 5-10% after diagnosis. In Europe, pancreatic cancer
In Cyprus, bladder cancer is the fourth most common malignancy in men and eighth among women; the main aggravating factor is smoking, said the Cyprus Association of Cancer Patients and Friends (PASYKAF).
Two cheques totalling €48,119 on Tuesday were presented to the Cyprus Anti-Cancer Society and the One Dream, One Wish charity organisation by Bases Administrator Major General Rob Thomson. The money, which will
The second annual British Bases police Cycle Challenge has raised more than €40,000 for two Cypriot cancer charities, said organisers Monday. The 17 October event saw cyclists start in the early hours
Cyprus had the EU’s lowest standardised rate of cancer-related deaths, with 194 for every 100,000 inhabitants in 2016, according to Eurostat data released on the occasion of World Cancer Day. In Greece,
A leading cause of preventable deaths in Cyprus is lung cancer while mortality from diabetes is the highest in the EU, although it has seen a significant downward trend since 2004, a
The proportion of women aged 50-69 who were screened for breast cancer (mammography) within a two-year period was only 34.8% in Cyrus, the 4th lowest in the EU. The screening ranged from