King Charles III diagnosed with cancer

Associated Press 02/06/2024

LONDON — Britain’s King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer and has begun treatment, Buckingham Palace said Monday. Less than 18 months into his reign, the 75-year-old monarch will suspend public engagements but will continue with…

Singer-mom with cancer asks TikTok to stream her song to help support her son

Clara Umali 02/04/2024

A mother’s love will always beat the test of time. This was proven even further by singer Cat Janice who is currently in hospice. The songwriter, who has been living with cancer, took to TikTok to share that…

HPV : Why men, women should be vaccinated against the virus that can lead to cancer

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Men and women should get themselves vaccinated against human papillomavirus or HPV, a sexually transmitted disease that may cause cancer at worse or genital warts at the least. Dr. Mitzi Marie Chua, an…

Prevention is always better than cure: A Filipina mom’s experience with fighting cervical cancer

10/16/2023

In 2016, Analyn Gamboa was diagnosed with cervical cancer. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cervical cancer is most often caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). Analyn shared the story of how she fought cervical cancer –…

LA Tenorio is cancer-free, announces return to hardcourt 

Lance Agcaoili 09/21/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Now cancer-free, veteran playmaker LA Tenorio of the Barangay Ginebra Gin Kinds is returning to basketball. Tenorio on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, announced his much-anticipated on-court return through an emotional social media post about…

Cancer cells can be automatically detected by AI-powered microscope

09/20/2023

An artificial intelligence (AI)-powered microscope created by the US Department of Defense and Google is said to be able to detect cancer cells automatically.  The AI microscope is called the Augmented Reality Microscope, or ARM. The ARM…

Tom Jones, creator of longest-running musical ‘The Fantasticks,’ dies at 95

Associated Press 08/13/2023

NEW YORK—Tom Jones, the lyricist, director and writer of “The Fantasticks,” the longest-running musical in history, has died. He was 95. Jones died Friday, Aug. 11, at his home in Sharon, Connecticut, according to Dan Shaheen, a…

Cebu Pink Paddlers to vie in Siargao international dragonboat race

Glendale G. Rosal 07/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Pink Paddlers Dragonboat Team will vie in the Dapa Siargao International Dragon Boat Festival from July 14 to 16, 2023, in Siargao Island. The team comprised mostly of breast cancer survivors…

Cancer screening among Filipino women alarmingly low

07/10/2023

MANILA, Philippines—Screening for breast and cervical cancer among Filipino women could be the lowest in the world, with just 1 percent of women getting themselves tested or having access to the first step to cancer prevention. Valerie…

Cervical cancer coverage: A top priority of PhilHealth

PR 06/13/2023

Coverage for cervical cancer screening is the top priority of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) through the Konsultasyong Sulit at Tama (Konsulta) primary care package and cervical cancer treatment through the Z Benefits. Since 2015, benefit…

Spending time on Mother’s Day with cancer-afflicted kids

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 05/16/2023

The month of May has three significant dates for our family: Mothers’ day, Mama’s birthday and her death anniversary. My mother, fondly called Mama Linda, died on May 17, 2002 due to pericarditis and lymphoma three days…

Boy with rare cancer appeals for urgent help

05/11/2023

A 21-year-old boy from Brgy. Kinasang-an Pardo, Cebu City is in desperate need of urgent financial help to sustain his medical treatment against a rare type of cancer. Jay Roldan Biadnes was diagnosed with Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma, Stage…

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