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More Filipino Americans will need palliative care

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Willie Briones (center) had three family members die of cancer and says palliative care made a big difference in their last days. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Ray Garcia, a Filipino American resident of South San Francisco, remembers the suffering of his childhood friend who was dying young of brain cancer at home in Manila 35 years ago.

Posted: September 14th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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OFW cuts short her contract to undergo surgery here

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Victoria Lorzano, who has worked in Hong Kong for 10 years, was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer by her doctor there. When the doctor recommended surgery, Lorzano decided to come home because she did not want to have the procedure there where nobody would take care of her.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Global Pinoy | Read More »

Cancer-stricken OFW dies on flight from Saudi

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An overseas Filipino worker suffering from cancer died on a flight from Saudi Arabia that landed in Manila Saturday afternoon, according to authorities at Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

Posted: February 9th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

OFW afflicted with cancer dies on flight home

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An overseas Filipino worker in the final stages of cancer died on his flight from Saudi Arabia Saturday afternoon, authorities at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport said.

Posted: February 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

A soft drink a day raises prostate cancer risk—study

Men who drink one normal-sized soft drink per day are at greater risk of getting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, according to a Swedish study released Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.  AP PHOTO

Men who drink one normal-sized soft drink per day are at greater risk of getting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, according to a Swedish study released Monday.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino receives IASLC fellowship award to find new therapies for lung cancers

Alex Drilon

DENVER—Alex Drilon is a tenor and a student of the evening division of the Juilliard School of Music. He has performed at The Metropolitan Opera, Alice Tully Hall, and Carnegie Hall with the Julliard Choral Union. You’d think his dream would be to become as famous as Luciano Pavarotti or Placido Domingo. Instead, Drilon wants [...]

Posted: May 16th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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