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  1. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Proton therapy centre planned

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by LO WEI

    ... for the proposed site in A Kung Ngam has been agreed, the project still requires approval from the Town Planning Board. The centre, focusing on cancer treatment, would include a 24-hour outpatient clinic ... of treatment. Staff will travel overseas to receive training, while experts in proton therapy have been invited to the hospital to share their experience. Among those was Professor Nancy Mendenhall, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1533503/proton-therapy-centre-planned
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ex-drug users shun hepatitis treatment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Chinese University study finds that 80 per cent of those diagnosed with disease opt against medication that cuts risk of cirrhosis, cancer Ex-drug users shun hepatitis treatment The vast majority of former drug users found to have hepatitis C in a screening programme did not take up an offer of treatment- with many apparently unwilling to take time off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555653/ex-drug-users-shun-hepatitis-treatment
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Young cancer survivor awarded for being inspiration to other patients

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by LO WEI

    ... this year. When Hung fell ill with phase four throat cancer two years ago, he was encouraged during his treatment by the brave attitude of Lam and his other students. "They were a motivation ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Cancer survivor, 12, rewarded for selflessly volunteering to help other disease patients Youngest 'warrior' an inspiration Cancer survivor Lam Yi-ning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553525/young-cancer-survivor-awarded-being-inspiration-other-patients
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Child-cancer experts share their knowledge at Hong Kong conference

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... and treatment for children's cancers, there are limitations in having too few patients in a relatively small population and a lack of resources, Li said. He hoped the conference would help ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Medical professionals take part in conference that might ultimately help save children's lives Experts share cancer knowledge More than 1,400 medical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1316966/child-cancer-experts-share-their-knowledge-hong-kong-conference
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Relaying the message on cancer

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... conservative. Many still feel embarrassed mentioning women's cancers. Reluctance to seek treatment is a problem that still exists." Actress Carina Lau Ka-ling, the event's ambassador, ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Charity walk aims to encourage vigilance among women as cases of some cancer types increase Relaying the message on cancer Hongkongers joined people from more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1320775/relaying-message-cancer
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Family's despair turns into drive to help parents of children with cancer

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Parents' discovery that their daughter would lose an eye to cancer devastated them at first. Now, they help others facing a similar ordeal Despair turns into drive to help families fight cancer Mic Chiu Sung-kei was already thinking about ways to help other parents two years ago when a bombshell in his own life provided the opportunity. His ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1319388/familys-despair-turns-drive-help-parents-children-cancer
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dual-drug treatment brings hope after strokes

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Dual-drug treatment brings hope after strokes Researchers have found a more effective way to reduce recurrent episodes in minor stroke patients- by treating them ... patients should seek treatment immediately to prevent recurrences, which may be much more severe. "The symptoms of minor stroke may look mild, but they are actually signs of a major ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1311770/dual-drug-treatment-brings-hope-after-strokes
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Putting fears into words to help fight breast cancer

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by LO WEI

    ... chairwoman has talked to some 80 breast cancer survivors, and turned their experiences, together with her own, into a book. It has just been published, and tackles questions ranging from treatment ... was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in 2003 and made a full recovery after surgery and treatment. "I thought I had already recovered and was settled within myself. I forced myself ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544447/putting-fears-words-help-fight-breast-cancer
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    WHO chief targets child cancer in early-death fight

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com WHO chief targets child cancer in early-death fight A senior figure at the World Health Organisation has identified childhood cancer as a priority in its premature deaths reduction target, and says parent groups can help a great deal. Cancer was not a major cause of childhood mortality, but tackling childhood cancer was important because it was highly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1319391/who-chief-targets-child-cancer-early-death-fight

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