Category Archives: Cancer Consciousness Week – Month

Is there any part in the human body that cannot develop cancer?

NO. Any part of the human body can develop cancer. Any part of the human body that contains cells can develop cancer. There are some parts of the human body that are more prone to develop cancer. There are some … Continue reading

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What causes the cancer that I got – patients would ask me

Oftentimes, I am being asked by patients what causes the cancer that they got. At times, I give the simplest answer of we don’t know. At times, I have to be more detailed in my answer telling them there are … Continue reading

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BREAST CANCER is still the most common cancer in the Philippines in females and both sexes (as of 2018 data)

BREAST CANCER is still the most common cancer in the Philippines in females and both sexes (as of 2018 data) As of 2018, top 11 cancers based on 5-year prevalence (all ages): Breast Colon LungCervix uteri Thyroid LeukaemiaProstate Rectum Ovary Corpus … Continue reading

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Cancer Incidence in the Philippines as of 2018

As of 2018, top 11 cancers based on 5-year prevalence (all ages): Breast Colon LungCervix uteri Thyroid LeukaemiaProstate Rectum Ovary Corpus uteri Non-Hodgkin lymphomaLiver   As of 2018, the types of cancer reported in the Philippines and their relative incidence in … Continue reading

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World Cancer Day 2013 (4 February 2013) – “Cancer – Did you know?”

World Cancer Day 2013 (4 February 2013) – “Cancer – Did you know?” Posted on January 20, 2013 http://www.worldcancerday.org/ World Cancer Day 2013 (4 February 2013) will focus on Target 5 of the World Cancer Declaration: Dispel damaging myths and misconceptions about cancer, … Continue reading

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WHO Fact Sheet on Cancers in the World and Recommended Quick Action

WHO Fact Sheet on Cancers in the World and Recommended Quick Action On the occasion of World Cancer Day, February 4, 2013 – FYI and Quick Action From WHO http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs297/en/index.html Key facts Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, … Continue reading

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Having cancer is NOT always a death sentence! There are CANCER SURVIVORS!

Having cancer is NOT always a death sentence! Posted on January 20, 2013 Having cancer is NOT always a death sentence! There are people who survive cancer.  There are cancer survivors.  These are the people who were diagnosed and treated for … Continue reading

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January 3rd Week is National Cancer Awareness Week – “What is Cancer?”

January 3rd Week is National Cancer Awareness Week – “What is Cancer?” Posted on January 20, 2013 January 3rd Week is National Cancer Awareness Week – “What is Cancer?” In relation to this, with the objective of creating, renewing, and maintaining … Continue reading

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Philippines National Cancer Consciousness Week – 3rd Week of January

Philippines National Cancer Consciousness Week – 3rd Week of January Posted: January 20, 2013

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2012 National Cancer Consciousness Week – ROJoson’s Publication in MDH Good Health, Jan-Feb, 2012

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