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Breast cancer can reappear 15 years after successful treatment, study claims

Recent research has suggested that extending hormone therapy to 10 years may be more effective at preventing breast cancer recurrence and death. Some cancer researchers are asking whether they should be continued for 10 years. Their findings are published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine . What we found by following the progress of over 60,000 women who had stopped hormonal treatment at 5 years is that the risk of the cancer spreading stays about the same for the next 15 ...


Korea's top biz leaders attend Trump dinner

Korea's top biz leaders attend Trump dinner

In Tokyo, Trump was greeted by custom hats ordered up by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that read "Donald and Shinzo: Make Alliance Even Greater". Xi said the Chinese economy would become increasingly open and transparent to foreign firms, including those from the United States.


Trump meets with 'comfort woman' during state dinner

Trump meets with 'comfort woman' during state dinner

For their second day in Japan, Melania opted for a navy mid-length Dior dress with flowing sleeves (€3,000). She paired it with nude Manolo Blahnik heels. President Donald Trump. For dinner, Melania made a less conservative choice and wore a sheer lace gown with sequins by J Mendel. A photograph of the moment was shared on the Blue House's Facebook account with a series of pictures from Trump's visit , along with the comment, "At the state dinner, the two leaders greeted each and every ...


Trump holds talks with Xi over North Korea, trade

Trump holds talks with Xi over North Korea, trade

To applause, Trump said: "I give China great credit". But Trump hasn't imposed double-digit tariffs on Chinese imports. And he hasn't retaliated against Beijing's abusive trade practices with draconian measures of his own, as his campaign once foreboded.


Iran's president accuses Saudis of meddling in Lebanon

Iran's president accuses Saudis of meddling in Lebanon

The timing of Hariri's sudden and unexpected resignation, which came amid a wave of arrests targeting high-profile Saudi political and business figures seen by some as a move by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to consolidate his power, has raised concerns about Riyadh's influence in Lebanon amid escalating regional rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran .


Donald Trump presses China to act on North Korean threat

Donald Trump presses China to act on North Korean threat

The US administration thinks China's economic leverage over North Korea is the key to strong-arming Pyongyang into halting its nuclear weapons and missile programmes. The reference to Afghanistan is being regarded significant as the U.S. has been piling pressure on China's all-weather friend Pakistan to destroy terror havens and withdraw support to Taliban.