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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Breast cancer blog: Just another day? Yeah, right

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 06:42pm by Amy Wu

    ... Amy Wu Day three since returning home from the hospital where I underwent a lumpectomy, and nearly two weeks now since receiving the breast cancer diagnosis- and I’m getting antsy. ... This was a taste of freedom, and I savoured it slowly. Useful links The Mayo Clinic- all you need to know about breast examinations Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation   ...

  2. Poster rings alarm on breast cancer

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun The eye-catching picture on the right is the new poster for the Hong Kong Cancer Fund's campaign for breast-cancer awareness. You will start seeing it across town next ... director, Lorraine Liu. With breast cancer affecting one out of every 23 women, it is important for the message to get maximum exposure. However, campaign press officer Tej Dalal told us some media ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Angelina Jolie's aunt dies of breast cancer aged 61

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Angelina Jolie's aunt dies of breast cancer aged 61 Follow @SCMP_News Angelina Jolie's aunt has died of breast cancer less than two weeks ... to minimise the risk she might develop breast cancer due to the inheritance of a "faulty gene". The actress's partner Brad Pitt led worldwide praise, declaring Jolie heroic, followed ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Hong Kong women weigh in on Angelina Jolie's breast cancer solution

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com A radical way to foil a killer It happened seven years ago, but Mary Hemrajani still tears up when she recounts her breast cancer ordeal. "There's a scar very deep inside of you that's very difficult to heal," says the 55-year-old, who runs a watchmaking business. Diagnosed with stage-two breast cancer at age 48, she broke ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    Breast cancer blog: Radiation, afternoon tea and a new friend

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 03:42pm by Amy Wu

    ... of friends whom I travel, swim and work with on both continents. But I have a new circle of friends of late – ladies who are fellow breast cancer conquerors. We share a common language ... by reaching out. On Facebook I am an avid member of Little Pink Houses of Hope, Beyond the Pink Moon, Breast Cancer Survivors Group and Stupid Cancer, the non-profit organisation for the young adult ...

  6. Help for breast cancer patients

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Prince of Wales Hospital will strengthen psychosocial services for breast cancer patients after it found 40 per cent of such patients suffer depression and anxiety. Gloria Chan Hoi-sze, a clinical psychologist at Chinese University, said Prince of Wales Hospital, the university's medical teaching hospital, had provided a screening service for new breast cancer ...

  7. Health bites

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. Exercise versus cancer It's known that exercise can reduce breast cancer risk, but University of North Carolina researchers have found that even mild physical activity can provide benefits. A study involved more than 3,000 women aged 20 to 98 years old, half with breast cancer and half without. The women were part of the Long Island ...

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    Breast cancer blog: Internet support groups bring me an oasis

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 01:44pm by Amy Wu

    ... Amy Wu Despite the many well wishes from friends and my swim squadmates, breast cancer can at times feel like flying solo. A month since being diagnosed there is at times an immense ... and loss, not to mention the occasional rant I have with my left breast. The good news is that there are a ton of breast cancer support groups out there thanks to the power of social media. ...

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    Breast cancer blog: Big Mac dreams

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 04:14pm by Amy Wu

    ... in that the diagnosis is breast cancer, my palette has shifted. I used to be a voracious grazer and at times eater- a snackaholic, storing crackers, cookies, chocolates in my desk drawer at work. ... facelift. They are big fans of green tea, water and most have converted from being carnivores to vegans. I met one woman with breast cancer who flatly told me she gave up all chicken since ...

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    Breast cancer blog: My date with the radiation crew- round 1

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 09:36am by Amy Wu

    ... Amy Wu I’ve been dying to start radiation treatment for a while now in the spirit of placing Cancerland behind me. In preparation, I’ve tapped into the wisdom of fellow breast cancer ... is essential. The aunt is the first to step up to the plate and says she will accompany me every day, and a social worker from the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation says she will find someone ...




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