World / Science & Health Nov 5, 2019

At-home test could boost screening for cervical cancer

An at-home, noninvasive screening for cervical pre-cancer could increase compliance with recommended follow-up tests, according to research presented Monday at a cancer conference. The new screening, called the S5 test, is based on a urine sample or a vaginal swab that women can collect themselves ...

Japan's Empress Emerita Michiko has breast cancer completely removed

National Sep 20, 2019

Japan's Empress Emerita Michiko has breast cancer completely removed

Empress Emerita Michiko's breast cancer has been completely removed and no metastasis has been observed, the Imperial Household Agency said Friday. The agency announced the result of the final pathology examination of the 84-year-old former empress, who underwent successful surgery to remove stage 1 cancer ...