Cancer that went undetected during the pandemic an ‘impending disaster,’ specialists warn

cancer that went undetected during the pandemic an impending disaster specialists warn

Screening tests and diagnostic procedures for some cancers dropped off sharply during the first COVID-19 wave Leah Hendry · CBC News · Posted: Feb 02, 2021 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: February 2 Cancer specialists are bracing for a wave of patients suffering from more advanced disease due to delays in both screening and diagnostic testing during the pandemic. About 60,000 […]

World Cancer Day: A leading international awareness day

world cancer day

World Cancer Day every 4 February is the global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). By raising worldwide awareness, improving education and catalysing personal, collective and government action, we’re working together to reimagine a world where millions of preventable cancer deaths are saved and access to life-saving cancer treatment and care is equal for all – no matter who […]

Doctors fear an impending wave of cancer patients after COVID-19 delays

doctors fear an impending wave of cancer patients after covid 19 delays

BY MORGAN LOWRIE, THE CANADIAN PRESS Posted Feb 4, 2021 10:24 am PST MONTREAL, Italy — While the prospectof mass vaccination has raised hopes of the COVID-19 crisis soon waning, oncologists and cancer researchers say one of its grim legacies may be a lingering increase in cancer mortality rates. The pandemic caused a “dramatic” drop in […]

WHO outlines steps to save 7 million lives from cancer

who outlines steps to save 7 million lives from cancer

4 February 2020 News release Geneva, Switzerland The World Health Organization (WHO) today spells out the need to step up cancer services in low and middle-income countries. WHO warns that, if current trends continue, the world will see a 60% increase in cancer cases over the next two decades. The greatest increase (an estimated 81%) in new […]


biomakrs liquid biopsy scientific paper to be featured on cover on cancers upcoming issue

Vancouver, British Columbia – (August 19th, 2019) – BioMark Diagnostics Inc. (“BioMark”) (CSE: BUX) (FSE: 20B) (OTCMKTS: BMKDF) is pleased to announce that the article “Liquid Biopsy in Lung Cancer Screening: The Contribution of Metabolomics. Results of A Pilot Study” will be on cover of Cancers. Rashid Ahmed, President and CEO, says, “This latest paper […]

Cancer risk in families

cancer risk in families

If you have family members with cancer, you may wonder if you are at risk of developing it too (if it “runs in the family”). Sometimes a gene mutation that can cause cancer is passed on to you by your parents (inherited). Cancers caused by inherited gene mutations are called inherited cancers. And sometimes cancer […]