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Seven-Year-Old Greek Girl Flies to United States for Life-Saving Surgery

Anastasia Triantafyllaki, the seven-year-old Greek girl with brain cancer whose story moved the world, will now travel to Houston, Texas with her family in order to receive an experimental, potentially life-saving treatment. Her journey of hope began on Tuesday...

Fake Doctor Charged for Causing Three Deaths in Greece

Greek police released on Monday photos of the 47-year-old suspect Nikos Kontostathis who has been posing as a doctor allegedly causing the deaths of three cancer patients. He was led to jail following his deposition before an investigating magistrate on...

Greek Premier Meets With Young Cancer Survivors, Reduces VAT for Cancer Drugs

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis welcomed a group of youths who have managed in the recent past to overcome cancer and return normal life to his office at the Maximos Mansion today. Mitsotakis gave a warm welcome to the young survivors...

Revolutionary New Cancer Therapy Tried for the First Time in Greece

A promising treatment for cancer patients called CAR T-cell therapy was given to a patient at a Greek public hospital for the first time in the country on January 22. The therapy is a type of treatment in which a...

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 waters of a spring located in the town of his birth, on the Greek island...

Health Minister Mikakos To Bring New Cancer Therapy to Victoria

Jenny Mikakos, the Health Minister for Victoria, Australia, recently announced that her ministry will make a breakthrough cancer treatment available to patients in Victoria for the first time. The new therapy has already seen excellent results in patients suffering from...

Greek Cypriot Cancer Researcher Honored in Australia

Greek Cypriot researcher Dr. Maria Kavallaris recently won the prestigious Good Design Award for 2019 for the 3D printer she designed which prints replicas of different types of cancerous tumors and the cells that surround them. Professor Kavallaris, the Head...

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 the dreaded disease. She is now determined to make her patent freely accessible to everyone, because...

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 Clinical Counseling at the Inter-Balkan Medical Center of Thessaloniki and the Athens Medical Center made...