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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Breast cancer blog: 'This is it: It’s over'

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:07pm by Amy Wu

    ... awkward. I was at a loss for words, oddly still in shock. The last radiation session feels anti-climactic, but it is broken up by moments when I feel breathless and think, “wow, me, yes me, cancer ... compatriots and the women who were fellow breast cancer conquerors would be in the rear view mirror. I wondered if I would forget about them. I hoped not because they have given me another perspective ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1291136/breast-cancer-blog-it-its-over
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    One man's pain is still another's gain

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com One man's pain is still another's gain The Indian Supreme Court ruling that denied Swiss drug giant Novartis a patent for its cancer drug is a continuation of the battle between multinational drug companies and developing countries over accessibility to cheaper drugs. The ruling is seen by Novartis as an infringement of its right to patent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1206505/one-mans-pain-still-anothers-gain
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Lay bare the risks behind rising breast cancer cases in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 06:02pm by JOSETTE CHOR

    ... 7,990 patients was analysed, 34.1 per cent felt depressed after learning about the diagnosis and 19.9 per cent refused to accept what was happening to them. Meanwhile, breast cancer treatments ... Josette Chor Josette Chor calls for Hong Kong-wide screening for breast cancer and a survey of the risk factors that are contributing to a big increase in cases Cause for alarm The chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1447072/lay-bare-risks-behind-rising-breast-cancer-cases-hong-kong
  4. Comment - Blogs

    Breast cancer blog: using the cancer card

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 02:23pm by Amy Wu

    ... with strangers. Why did you do it, he asked. Why did I share my medical history with a total stranger? I know why she did it. Cancer is a free pass in some ways; after the tribulations of treatment one ... Amy Wu I pulled out the cancer card the other day without hesitation. It was one of those sticky situations where I needed to move the date of an airline ticket. Of course, this being high ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1293816/breast-cancer-blog-using-cancer-card
  5. Comment - Letters

    Research claims link between cancer and incinerator emissions

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:06am by LETTERS

    ... Research claims link between cancer and incinerator emissions While it is good that Elvis W. K. Au, assistant director of environmental protection, took the time to answer my letter ... in the gross motor domain. This adds to recent research suggesting incinerator emissions cause health problems including cancer and premature births. While Mr Au latches on to any problems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1435916/research-claims-link-between-cancer-and-incinerator-emissions
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Despite huge profits, Gilead Sciences defends price of its hepatitis drug

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 05:01am by Hari Kumar

    ... for hepatitis C, a blood-borne disease that can lead to liver cirrhosis and cancer. With the number of people afflicted with hepatitis C in the US alone estimated at more than three million, the company ... of US$36,000 for each treatment. Gilead bought Pharmasset for US$11 billion two years ago. The senators say the amount Pharmasset spent on developing the drug was US$62.5 million. The aim of any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1559319/despite-huge-profits-gilead-sciences-defends-price-its
  7. Comment - Blogs

    Breast cancer blog: being in the present

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 06:35pm by Amy Wu

    ... through a disease like cancer is that it ultimately places the present and future into perspective. This, I think, has been one of the greatest gifts. My tendency like many people is to fixate ... that I couldn’t answer. It was the same frustrations I felt when I was going through treatment. My girlfriends, most in their 30s, fretted about chipped nails, bad hair days, and overweight husbands. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1451677/breast-cancer-blog-being-present
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing's treatment of Hong Kong protests watched by a wary region

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 02:11pm by Manik Mehta

    ... for Taiwan to judge the treatment it could expect if, someday, it fell into China's political trap. Taiwan has not shown any interest in the "one country, two systems" formula, a modus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1549555/beijings-treatment-hong-kong-protests-watched-wary-region
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Latest tragedy underscores need for better regulation of beauty treatment

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial End the ugly side of beauty The community has been shocked by yet another fatality involving beauty treatment. Last Thursday, a 32-year-old woman lost consciousness and died ... treatment" killed a woman and made three others ill in 2012, have already rolled out various recommendations. Unfortunately, the need to further consult the industry and give the measures legislative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1546026/latest-tragedy-underscores-need-better-regulation-beauty
  10. Business - Economy - HEALTH

    Sick workers cost economies billions

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 02:36pm by DAVID DODWELL

    ... Economic Forum study estimated that the six key contributors to premature death and poor health- cardiovascular disease, strokes, diabetes, respiratory illness, cancer and mental ill health- would ... headaches and back pain to insomnia and obesity. Frequently, the costs of treatment and of carers for people in ill health are also not included. How many dare to put a number on the damage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1555349/sick-workers-cost-economies-billions

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