Early Detection and Prevention Vital for Cancer Awareness

DUBAI - An awarness of diseases and their treatment can help patients better make a decision about their health, said a visiting oncologist.

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Published: Thu 6 Aug 2009, 1:39 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 9:18 AM

Dr Nehal Masood, Consultant Haematologist and Oncologist at Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, speaking in Dubai recently said common misconceptions existed about cancer including the ineffectiveness of pain medication in relieving cancer-related pain.

Contrary to beliefs, surgery is also an effective treatment for cancer.


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