cancer

Croatia needs national plan for cancer prevention, says expert

The Croatian Cancer League head, Damir Eljuga, said at a news conference on Saturday that the country must draw up a national cancer prevention plan.

Croatia needs more investment in oncology

Croatia allocated only 16 euros for oncology per capita per year and more investments in new treatment technologies are urgently needed to facilitate efforts to control malignant disease, it was said this past Tuesday at the presentation of the national cancer campaign "We can. I can."

German minister warns public after alternative cancer drug deaths

Germany's health minister warned the public against untested medicines on Saturday, after the deaths of three people who had received a form of alternative cancer treatment.

Patients' association against minister's decision to cancel "72 Hour Programme"

 The Croatian Patients Association opposes Health Minister Dario Nakic's plan to cancel the "72 Hour Programme" which makes it possible to start the treatment of cancer patients within three days from diagnosis, and it believes that it would be a bad move.

Obama launches effort to cure cancer, with Biden leading

US President Barack Obama announces a new national effort to find a cure for cancer.