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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. Cancer scare blocks eel exports

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The Guangdong government has recalled and banned exports of all eel products apart from live animals after cancer-causing agents were found in eels in Guangxi autonomous region and Fujian province. Guangdong's agricultural authority said it had not found the chemical, malachite green, in any eel products but had taken the decision as a precaution. The province accounts ...

  8. Despite the cancer fears, eels still on menu in Shenzhen

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... yesterday that quality inspectors in Japan, South Korea and the European Union had found the cancer-causing malachite green industrial dye in imports of mainland-bred eels or that Hong Kong had ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. Help people to prevent disease

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and ethnicity. Also, it is unfair to say that the responsibility for type 1 diabetes, hereditary high cholesterol, or cancers such as breast cancer, 'rests with the individual'. Prevention ... on communicable diseases, without addressing non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, stroke and cancer, especially as the latter are the top causes of death in Hong Kong. I mentioned that similar ...




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