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  1. Without insurance, patients dig deep to pay for treatment

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tsang Shuk-wa Ever since she was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2004, Cecilia Kao has gone through the gamut of treatment- from surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and hormone ... she takes to offset the side-effects of orthodox treatments, such as a loss of taste. On top of all this are the consultation fees for check-ups with cancer specialists every six months. ...

  2. Diva's brother sues hospital

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong Sanatorium and Hospital for $3 billion over his sister's treatment for cervical cancer. He is likely to ask their mother, Tam Mei-kam, to give evidence. Mr Mui yesterday appeared in the Master's Court, seeking an adjournment of 28 days for filing evidence in support of his case, including his mother's affidavits. He said his sister received treatment for cervical cancer ...

  3. Cancer sufferer stages own funeral

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... form of skin cancer since birth, a service there was an opportunity to mark his 30th birthday and the launch of his autobiography My Will. Chan, who prefers to go by the name William Outcast, was born with a rare form of malignant melanoma, a type of skin cancer, that has peppered his face and body with painful dark moles. He was told as a youngster that his days were numbered, but has ...

  4. Don't forget to go pink for Cancer Fund's campaign- or just donate cash

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Just a quick reminder: today is Dress Pink Day in support of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund's breast cancer awareness campaign. The message is that early detection ensures early treatment and a better chance at recovery. If you're at work already and forgot to wear something pink, you can still contribute ...

  5. Urban Jungle

    Posted Jul 20th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... about the lifestyles of the owner and the pet that can indicate the quality of husbandry practices at home. It can also reveal the ability of the client to apply treatment as instructed. Owner non-compliance is one of the biggest obstacles to successful treatment. But sometimes things get a little too personal and unexpected. I vividly remember a lovely old Chinese lady that brought her ...

  6. Let me fight cancer in peace: Anita Mui

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Stalked by paparazzi day and night, Canto-pop star Anita Mui Yim-fong told yesterday of being unable to step out of her home for weeks - making it impossible for her to get treatment for her cervical cancer. Biting her lip, the star pleaded with the media to give her privacy while she tried to defeat the disease. 'I have been deeply bothered by the media speculation about ...

  7. Ailing Robson plans Asia charity tour

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Manchester United legend Bryan Robson will embark on an Asia tour for charity next month despite recently undergoing throat cancer treatment. Robson (pictured), who ... The longest-serving captain in Red Devils history said of his battle with cancer: 'The prognosis is good, so I count myself extremely lucky. I have been overwhelmed by the support.' ...

  8. 'Through my actions I've proved my strength'

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Even before she developed breast cancer, Anita Wong Sau-lin never thought she could hold a paddle. So, after undergoing treatment for the illness, taking part in a dragon boat ... I found out that I had breast cancer... but I am sporty and cheerful after taking up dragon boating.' Ms Wong's daughter teased her when she told her family that she had decided to join ...

  9. letters

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... more cancer cases. I think their concerns are reasonable, so officials should think twice before going ahead with the project. A day earlier, a group of residents from another area- wearing ...

  10. Model for courage and willpower

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...




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