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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 24, 2013

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... good example I refer to the report ("Jolie praised by cancer campaigners", May 16). In recent years there has been a marked increase in discussion about breast cancer given the fact ... health. Having lost her mother to breast cancer at the age of 56, Jolie chose surgery partly for her children's sake. She may not be the first woman to take this step, but I still praise her ...

  2. school news

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Renaissance College Staff, students and parents all got involved in the first Breast Cancer Awareness Week held at Renaissance College, in Ma On Shan, from October 24-28. The event, which had 'Think Pink, Wear Pink!' as its motto, raised more than HK$9,500 in aid of Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry- but hopefully a lot more in terms of awareness ...

  3. Model for courage and willpower

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Mary Luk

    ... Mary Luk When Mingi Yeung Wai-ming was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004 she worried she would never finish her Master of Business Administration (MBA) in finance. Although she had ... husband and I did considerable research and realised that provided I received early treatment, my cancer was 100 per cent curable.' After six months of painful treatment she returned to work ...

  4. Join healthy fund-raiser

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Schools are encouraged to take part in an activity to raise money for the World Cancer Research Fund Hong Kong (WCRFHK). 'Fruity Friday', scheduled for June 9, also aims to educate the public about the importance of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle, which can help prevent cancer. WCRFHK- a member of the Department of Health's working group ...

  5. Get up and grow: campaign to feed youngsters the healthy habit

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... diseases (mainly heart disease and stroke), diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders (especially arthritis), and certain types of cancer (endometrial, breast and colon). The World Health Organisation ...

  6. Cancer no barrier to sterling exam scores

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jackie Yin Jackie.yin@scmp.com A diagnosis of abdominal cancer just the day before her Form Six geology mock examination in June two years ago did not put Shiron Chan Sze-hang off her studies. After a year off school for treatment, the 20-year-old sat her A levels this year and scored three A's and two C's- better than most students could hope for. After she suffered ...

  7. Women's Health

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... years and above. With longer life expectancy, it is estimated that one-third of a woman's life will be spent in menopausal years. Osteoporosis, breast cancer and heart disease are some of the ailments becoming more widespread among women, while other health conditions, such as postpartum depression, female cancers and the menopause are unique to women and have risk factors that differ ...

  8. Sleeping boosts our brain power

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of many diseases, including breast and prostate cancer, [heart] disease, obesity and poor mental health. There's evidence sleep problems precede conditions such as depression and biopolar ...

  9. With a little help from her friends

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... right about the children. Once they know about something, they are the ones who can make huge changes.' Ms Noble, who has been diagnosed with breast cancer, said after her meeting ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who said it?

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Staff and Agencies

    ... You might have the best policy on earth but … make sure you address not just the rational part … but also the emotional part Secretary for Education Eddie Ng Hak-kim   If I had known the whole world was going to see it, I definitely would have thought more about it Lindsey Bullard takes her fight for compensation to the U.S. courts after flashing her breasts at the age of 14 ...




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