File photo : Britain’s Catherine, Princess of Wales arrives at Westminster Abbey in central London on May 6, 2023.//AFP

Britain in shock after Catherine’s cancer announcement

London, United Kingdom – After weeks of wild speculation, British people on Saturday digested the shock news that Catherine, Princess of Wales, has cancer, many praising her courage.  Others criticised the…

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Professor Aaron Ciechanover

A conversation with a Nobel Laureate on longevity and looking young

Soon, cancer patients will have an additional treatment option, moving away from relying solely on chemotherapy, which often has deleterious side effects. The current one-size-fits-all approach to treating many diseases…

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Anti-Fake News Center Thailand says papaya tea can cure cancer is fake news.

Deputy PM Somsak makes false claim over cancer cure

Deputy Prime Minister Somsak Thepsuthin has suggested, on a television programme, that cancer can be cured by drinking papaya leaf tea, claiming that some patients could confirm the method’s efficacy….

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File photo : Dr Krittai Tanasombatkul

Young doctor, known online for his fight against cancer, dies

Dr Krittai Tanasombatkul, a doctor at the Clinical Epidemiology and Clinical Statics Department at the Faculty of Medicine of Chiang Mai University, who publicly announced that he had terminal lung…

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Right pix shows Wipawadi Vannachai at her mother’s funeral

Thai heroine in Israel misses mother’s passing to save Thais

The late mother of Wipawadi Vannachai, who has been praised for her heroic rescues of Thais trapped in the war zone in Israel, was suffering with terminal cancer but insisted…

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Governor Narongsak dies of cancer at 58

Pathum Thani Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn, who was hailed for his role in coordinating the “Wild Boars” rescue operation in Chiang Rai over four years ago, has died after unsuccessful treatment…

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Johnson & Johnson proposes $8.9 bn settlement of talc cancer claims

US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday proposed an $8.9 billion settlement to resolve years-old lawsuits claiming that its talcum powder products caused cancer. The New Jersey-based company said…

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Bangkok councilor election candidate dies of septicemia

Bangkok councilor election candidate for Bang Sue district, Pornpimon Kongudom, died yesterday (Sunday) of sepsis while suffering from intestinal cancer. The 59-year-old candidate was four-time Bangkok councilor. Before her death…

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No proven link between 8 food types and cancer as claimed on social media

Thailand’s National Cancer Institute has refuted as untrue a social media report linking eight kinds of food with cancer. The report lists seasoning powder, chewing gum, pig’s liver, picked vegetables,…

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Thai movie idol Sorapong Chatree dies of lung cancer aged 71

Well-known Thai actor Sorapong Chatree, who had starred in more than 500 movies and TV shows in an acting career which lasted about five decades, died this afternoon (Thursday) of…

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Former deputy prime minister Bhichai Rattakul dies of cancer aged 96

Former Deputy Prime Minister and former leader of Thailand’s Democrat party Bhichai Rattakul died of lung cancer today (Monday) at Siriraj Hospital. He was 96. He is survived by his…

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Thais tending to avoid exercise during pandemic are vulnerable to NCDs

More Thai people are tending to be less physically active during the COVID-19 pandemic, with many spending up to 14 hours a day doing nothing, not even walking, according to…

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WHO recommends alcohol tax hike in Europe to fight cancer

Copenhagen (AFP) – The World Health Organization on Monday recommended doubling alcohol taxes in Europe as a means to prevent nearly 5,000 cancer deaths every year. Increasing taxes on alcoholic beverages…

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(Photo by Zac Durant)

Treating cancer the natural way, an alternative holistic approach for cancer sufferers

After decades of undergoing chemotherapy and radiation with all the unpleasant side effects they bring, cancer sufferers in Thailand might be pleased to learn that they now have more options…

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Photo from Prachuab Chaiyasan’s Facebook

Veteran former politician Prachuab Chaiyasan dies of cancer

Former politician and minister in several previous Thai administrations, Mr. Prachuab Chaiyasan, aka Isan Idi (Amin), died of lung cancer at Siriraj hospital this morning (Wednesday).  He was 76 years…

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Thailand’s famous culinary guru Thanadsri Svasti passes away

Thailand’s most celebrated  culinary guru and national artist M.R. M.R. Thanadsri Svasti passed away Tuesday at the age of 93 of cancer at Paolo Memorial hospital. A funeral rite is…

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