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The projections are among new data released by the International Agency for Research on Cancer , the Lyon, France-based cancer research arm of the WHO.
There were an estimated 14.1 million new cancer cases worldwide in 2012, mostly in developing countries, according to a new report from the World Health Organization.
Chambry: A French care worker was charged on Thursday with the fatal poisoning of six pensioners in a case that has chilling echoes of British medical serial killer Harold Shipman.
A picture taken on September 16, 2010, shows the Mont Blanc in the French Alps. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE CLATO GRENOBLE, France: A French care worker has been arrested on suspicion of fatally poisoning six pensioners in a retirement home in Chambery in the French Alps, police said Thursday.
A French official says a caretaker at a French retirement home is suspected in the poisoning deaths of six elderly patients.
France is rich in rivers, which is fortunate: grapes, like people, need water to survive, and survival would be a considerably less interesting project in a world without grapes.
Moroccan multi-media artist Mounir Fatmi uses Arabic caligraphy in novel ways. In the video work Modern Times: A History of the Machine atmi uses these circular compositions literally as wheels, the parts of a noisy locomotive that hurtles forward relentlessly.
Paul Ryan and Patty Murray have announced a 'bland bargain' on the Federal budget.
The Bureau des Iles Anglo-Normandes replaces the Bureau de Jersey and will support relations with France in areas such as energy, fisheries, civil contingencies, transport links, tourism, education and language links, and business development.
Here's a cafe that's being proactive about customer behavior towards waitstaff: A Nice-Matin reporter tweeted a photo of the menu at La Petite Syrah in Nice, France, where customers who order their coffee politely are charged significantly less than those who don't.
Dr. Alain Cribier, Who Pioneered Heart Valve Replacement with Catheter, Receives Texas Heart Institute's Ray C. Fish Award for scientific achievement, contributions to cardiology Alain Cribier, MD is presented the 2013 Ray C. Fish Award by Dr. James T. Willerson , president and medical director, Texas Heart Institute; and by Dr. Denton A. Cooley, ... (more)
PARIS, France - Two French soldiers have been killed in combat in Central African Republic , President Francois Hollande's office said Tuesday, confirming the first French casualties since Paris deployed 1,600 soldiers to the riot-hit former French colony last week in a UN-backed mission.
Jean-Claude Mas, the founder of PIP, the French firm at the center of a global scandal over faulty breast implants, was convicted in Marseille, France of fraud and sentenced to four years in prison.
The all-American supermodel was tapped as the new face of the French brand Lancaster, which is trying to expand in the U.S. market.
Treating newly diagnosed patients even older ones with a combination of lenalidomide, marketed by Celgene as Revlimid, a vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitor, and low-dose dexamethasone, a steroid, seems likely to become the new treatment standard for multiple melanoma, based on the presentation of a massive, multinational Phase III study1 ... (more)
Reporters focus on documents concerning the Poly Implant Prothese breast implant trial, displayed in the courthouse in Marseille, southern France, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.