Immunotherapy, a new cancer treatment that trains the immune system to attack cancerous cells, is being hailed by experts as the biggest step forward since chemotherapy, which some claim it could replace within five years.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is suffering from a new and severe infection that has worsened his breathing as he undergoes intensive chemotherapy, the government said late Monday.
Doctors in charge of throat cancer treatment for former Brazilian President Lula da Silva called his response to chemotherapy impressive and said the tumour in his larynx had shrunk by 75% in size.
Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva, one of the most popular figures in Brazil vowed in a video posted on YouTube to beat his recently diagnosed throat cancer.
Brazil's popular former President Lula da Silva started chemotherapy treatment for throat cancer Monday with his doctors voicing confidence in his chances of being cured within four months.