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  1. Grabbing a slice of the action- for a good cause

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and to promote the Love Pizza, Love Pink campaign in support of breast cancer patients. ... the 10th anniversary of its arrival in Hong Kong on Thursday with the launch of a charity campaign in aid of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund. The company will donate all profits made at its nine Hong ...

  2. Official foot-dragging that's a hazard to public health

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ability to ensure the security of Hong Kong people. People in Hong Kong and on the mainland have embraced PAAG to increase breast size, augment facial features such as lips and wave goodbye to wrinkles- despite concerns about the health risks. There has been much public discussion about the gel. At least six Hong Kong women have lost their breasts after receiving PAAG implants. ...

  3. Love helps win cancer fight

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a successful battle with cancer, and turned his lowest times into a positive outlook in life. Birch, 40, who works at a studio in Ap Lei Chau, was diagnosed with cancer of the immune system three and a half years ago. At the time he had only one thing on his mind: to fight it. 'I treated it like a project... my battle with cancer,' says the 1.88m tall artist, who was born ...

  4. Children's cancer services to move

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ella Lee Ella.lee@scmp.com Hong Kong's first children's hospital will handle all children's cancer and heart disease cases when it opens at Kai Tak in 2016, a review of public paediatric services has revealed. The 468-bed Centre of Excellence in Paediatrics will handle all new cases of cancer and heart conditions needing surgery in patients aged up to 18. ...

  5. letters

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... during the night can be a factor in breast cancer. Moreover, light pollution leads to a huge wastage of energy. Lighting is responsible for one-fourth of all energy consumption in the world. ...

  6. Cancer-scare driver to rally from London to HK

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Beatrice Siu

    ... Beatrice Siu Stephen Moreno's life was turned upside down last year when he was told he might have testicular cancer. The young Londoner eventually got the all clear, but not before the scare- and a session at the Penny Brohn Cancer Care Centre in Bristol, southwest England- gave him a new outlook on life. 'I don't want to waste any time thinking about things for too ...

  7. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In yesterday's Mother's Day special supplement, the Hong Kong Cancer Fund was said to be the beneficiary of Harbour City's charity effort on May 7 and 8, when in fact it should have been the Hong Kong Blood Cancer Foundation. We apologise for the error, which was introduced in the translation process. ...

  8. letters

    Posted May 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... even suggest its link to breast cancer in women. The Environmental Protection Department received 40 complaints about light pollution last year which is worse in seven years. For example, ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the importance of women having regular cervical and breast cancer checks and its campaign in this regard has been successful. If the importance of checking mental health can be promoted in this way, Hong ...

  10. Credibility test

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has taken funding from the world's biggest tobacco company for research into lung cancer. Critics say accepting the money is a blow to the credibility of Hong Kong's universities. What do you think? ...




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