Posts Tagged cancer

‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies of colon cancer

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 29, 2020

Chadwick Boseman, the actor most known for his portrayal of the Black Panther, has passed away after battling with colon cancer for four years. Boseman was diagnosed with stage III...

No more pain, no more suffering: Student in viral post passes away

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 25, 2019

No more pain, no more suffering. Netizens knew 19-year-old Maxine Blanco from a viral post on Facebook. Her boyfriend, Gab Sta. Ana, shared a post of his journey with her:...

Duterte has no cancer, jokes about having ‘battery syndrome’

Marje Pelayo   •   October 10, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has cleared rumors about his health saying he does not have cancer. In a sudden press briefing at Malacanang on Tuesday night (October...

Joe Jackson, patriarch of U.S. musical family, dead at 89 — media

admin   •   June 28, 2018

  Joe Jackson, the patriarch of an American musical dynasty who started his son Michael and his Jackson 5 brothers on the road to stardom but also verbally and physically abused...

High cancer-related expenses take a toll on quality of life

UNTV News   •   February 14, 2018

Reuters Health – Cancer survivors who face a higher financial burden with their treatment and recovery tend to report lower quality of life and higher distress, a new study shows....

The cost of cancer: new drugs show success at a steep price

UNTV News   •   April 4, 2017

Newer cancer drugs that enlist the body’s immune system are improving the odds of survival, but competition between them is not reining in prices that can now top $250,000 a...

To save lives, WHO wants global focus on catching cancer early

admin   •   February 5, 2017

Late diagnosis of cancer leads to millions of people enduring needless suffering and premature death, and efforts to catch the disease earlier must be stepped up, the World Health Organization...

The risk of death from cancer may depend on where you live

admin   •   January 25, 2017

(Reuters Health) – Cancer death rates are surging in some regions of the U.S. even as fatalities steadily decline nationwide, a new study suggests. Overall, the U.S. death rate from...

Nationwide smoking ban out soon

admin   •   October 17, 2016

  MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte said the system implemented in Davao City will be the reference for the smoking ban that will be imposed nationwide. The president does...

More physical activity linked to less risk for cancer

admin   •   May 18, 2016

(Reuters Health) – Higher levels of leisure-time activity may boost protection against a wide range of cancers, according to a new analysis of research from the U.S. and Europe. Based...

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