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Worldwide estimates suggest that nearly 1 in 2 children with cancer are left undiagnosed and untreated

A modelling study published in The Lancet Oncology journal estimates that there are almost 400,000 new cases of childhood cancer annually, while current records count only around 200,000. The new model makes predictions for 200 countries and estimates that undiagnosed cases could account for more than half of the total in Africa, South Central Asia… Read More »

Pro athlete, 18, swallows toothpick in sandwich and nearly dies, officials say

A professional athlete who swallowed a toothpick nearly died after suffering from a string of horrifying health problems, medical officials said. (iStock) A professional athlete who swallowed a toothpick nearly died after suffering from a string of horrifying health problems, medical officials said. The unidentified 18-year-old male athlete was admitted to the hospital after he… Read More »