Student battling rare cancer seeks help

Denice Jann Reyes 05/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Chrislene Tulabing is a 4th year Bachelor of Science Information Technology student of the University of San Jose Recoletos. But Tulabing, has gone through more than a normal child or student has ever…

A mom’s journey from battling the ‘Big C’ to a ‘champion’ dragon boat paddler

Immae Lachica 03/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Elenor Mercado, 46,  is a mother of two, a breast cancer survivor and a dragon boat paddler. Mercado, who is a member of the Cebu Pink Paddlers that won gold medals in Dragon…

Ten threats to global health in 2019 according to the World Health Organization

Marc Cosep 01/29/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) puts out a list of the most pressing issues that face global health. It changes every year as WHO tries to zero in on what needs…

Nobel laureates: ‘Despite progress, cancer won’t be wiped out’

12/09/2018

I STOCKHOLM—The winners of this year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine say they expect substantial advances toward treating cancer in the next several decades, although it is unlikely the disease could be eradicated. James Allison of the United…

Polio-like mystery

Dr. Philip S. Chua 10/21/2018

A SCARY polio-like disease, which peaked every other year since 2014 and has stumped health officials all over the United States, is causing widespread concerns, especially among parents, in this country. Here’s a report from the CDC:…

Palace asked: Tell all on Duterte’s ‘cancer’ test

Inquirer.net 10/06/2018

After President Duterte disclosed that he had undergone medical tests for possible cancer, lawmakers urged Malacañang on Friday to release the results to the public and report on his health regularly. “During his speech yesterday, I heard…

Ex-Cebu gov ‘Tingting’ de la Serna dies

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/01/2018

Cebu governor Vicente “Tingting” de la Serna died at his residence at 12:05 a.m. on Saturday after battling lung cancer. He was 66. “It was a peaceful death,” said her daughter, Dr. Frances de la Serna, in…

Kids with cancer join psychosocial activity

PR 08/26/2018

CHILDREN under the care of the “Pangga-a Sab Ko” program of Kapwa Ko, Mahal Ko Foundation Cebu with the support of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. took time out to celebrate life with a get-together with their…

Jury awards $289M to man who contracted cancer

AP 08/11/2018

SAN FRANCISCO — A jury’s $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said Monsanto’s Roundup left him dying of cancer will bolster thousands of pending cases and open the door for countless people who blame…

Cancer Warriors Run 2018 on July 28

PR 07/21/2018

ROSE PHARMACY will organize a benefit run dubbed The Cancer Warriors Run 2018 on July 28 at the Cebu Business Park. The run got its name from its beneficiary organization – Cancer Warriors Foundation Inc., which aims…

Asturias vice mayor succumbs to cancer

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/23/2018

ASTURIAS town Vice Mayor Alan Adlawan succumed to cancer yesterday at age 56. “He died past 2:00 a.m., and I just received the information at 2:45 a.m. He’s a great loss to the town of Asturias. He…

Ultra-processed foods may be linked to cancer

AFP 02/18/2018

Scientists suggested a link between cancer and “ultra-processed” foods such as cookies, fizzy drinks and sugary cereals, though outside experts cautioned against reading too much into the study results. Researchers from France and Brazil used data from…

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