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  • Rethinking tobacco tax and price measures

    Tobacco use is a major public health concern in Bangladesh and all over the world. It is regarded as a leading cause of more than 30 fatal diseases in Bangladesh including oral and lung cancer

  • Traditional stoves causing lung cancer in women

    Traditional stoves causing lung cancer in women

    Ayena was trying to be as quick as possible, adding woodchips to the flame under a clay cooking stove by a roadside in the capital's Rampura. A crowd of half a dozen people was waiting for her to deliver the pithas (a kind of cake).

  • No need for chemo in many breast and lung cancers

    Two major studies show that many people with breast and lung cancers may forgo chemotherapy and still live longer, signaling a waning need for what was long seen as the standard of cancer care.

  • PM provides Tk 5 lakh for Lucky Akhand's treatment

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina provides Tk 5 lakh for the treatment of ailing veteran singer and artiste of war-time radio station Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra Lucky Akhand.

  • Lung cancer therapy is 'milestone'

    A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a "milestone" trial shows.