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Cancer-Curing Miracle Water: The Scam that Fooled Thousands of Greeks

It was the beginning of 1976 when a lawyer called Giorgos Kamateros claimed that he had discovered the cure for cancer in the therapeutic...

Greek Woman is the Mastermind Behind Breakthrough Cancer Treatment

Dr. Maria Themeli is a researcher who has made a crucial contribution to the treatment of blood cancer with the production of CAR-T cells which fight...

Oncology Professor Says Cancer Can Soon be a Chronic Illness

Cancer can turn from a terminal to a chronic illness within the next 10 years, said surgeon oncologist Yiannis Spiliotis on Sunday. The director of...

Greek Scientist Creates ‘Supercharged’ Immune Cell To Fight Cancer

Anastasios Karadimitris is a Greek professor of hematology at the Imperial College of London. The professor and his research team came up with an...

How Was Cancer Treated in Ancient Greece?

Even though the first case of cancer was recorded in Egypt in 1600 BC, it was Hippocrates (410-360 BC), the father of medicine, who...
Dr. Eleni Melliou presenting an award to Ioannis Prodromou of Yianni’s Olive Grove

Competition Spotlights Olive Oil Health Benefits and Scientific Studies

The 2018 edition of the Olympia Health & Nutrition Awards in Athens evaluated more samples than any other olive oil competition in the world:...

Greek Father of the ‘Pap Smear’ Saved Countless Lives (video)

It is low-cost, effective and may have saved the lives of countless women since it was invented in 1943. The 'Pap smear' -- named after...

Greek Actress Keti Papanika Passes Away at 75

Well-known Greek actress Keti Papanikou has died at the age of 75, after a battle with cancer. Papanikou studied Drama at the National Theater and...

WHO: Belly Fat Around Waistline Could be Indicator for Obesity-Related Cancer

People with accumulated fat around their waistline face a higher risk of cancer similar to that faced by those with a higher body mass...

First Robotic Chest Lobectomy in Greece Successfully Performed on 80-Year-Old Cancer Patient

The first robotic chest lobectomy was performed successfully on an 80-year-old patient who suffered from lung cancer at the Inter-Balkan Medical Center of Thessaloniki...

Greece and Balkan Initiative Looking for Better Treatment of Multiple Myeloma Patients

The Plasma Cell Dyscrasias Unit of the Medical Faculty Therapeutic Clinic of the National University of Athens is taking an initiative in the Balkans...

Thessaloniki Cancer Hospital Wins First Prize in International Thoracoscopic Surgery Competition in Cincinnati

The Thoracic Surgery-Oncological Clinic at Thessaloniki's Theagenio Anti-Cancer Hospital has won first prize for the best presentation of a thoracoscopic surgery at an international...

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