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    Traditional Chinese medicine

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Elizabeth Snouffer

    ... Elizabeth Snouffer healthpost@scmp.com Survival is in the balance For more than 50 years, the treatment and cure of cancer has relied predominantly on Western surgery, cytotoxic therapy ... for cancer patients integrating both types of treatments, have written the book for both Western medical professionals and a general English-speaking readership, who may benefit from understanding ...

  2. Positive notes

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Margaret Wee The news that she had breast cancer did not faze May Wong Mei-lin. It was not until after the housewife had received her first dose of chemotherapy that reality hit home. Depressed by how sick the drugs made her feel, she found solace in malls. 'I shopped a lot to make myself feel good,' Wong, 58, recalls. Then she found the Hong Kong Breast Cancer ...

  3. Stars lend shine and salesmanship to do their bit for cancer patients

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... at the mall until January 7. Koo got involved after a friend was diagnosed with cancer. 'He told me it takes so long to wait for treatment at public hospitals and the fees keep going up every ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Harbour City's Gateway II was abuzz during Wednesday's lunch hour as the Hong Kong Blood Cancer Foundation ...

  4. Tsai thrilled to record with Minogue

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... relationship with Oliver Martinez. The former Neighbours star was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 and underwent surgery in May that year, followed by chemotherapy treatment. She made a full ... Clara Mak Taiwanese pop queen Jolin Tsai Yi-lin has made a breakthrough collaboration with singer and breast cancer survivor Kylie Minogue. The two recorded a duet which will be featured ...

  5. Pretty in pink for breast cancer month

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai The Peninsula hotel has a pink glow at night, which means Breast Cancer Awareness Month is almost here. During next month, the aerial view of the world will be dotted pink ... evening, actors Miriam Yeung Chin-wah and Elizabeth Lee Mei-fung shared personal stories about breast cancer prevention. Yeung, who was a registered nurse before she became a pop icon, said: ...

  6. Friends and fans mourn Sing

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Moo-siew. Sing was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer in September 2004 and after 44 chemo-radiotherapy treatments he resumed acting in Wai Ka-fai's Himalaya Singh (2005) and Oxide Pang ... Clara Mak Veteran local actor Sing Fui-on, better known to film buffs as 'Big Fool', died on Thursday after a five-year battle with cancer. He was 54. Born in 1955, Sing ...

  7. Melodic medicine

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... concerts for sick children in cancer and other wards in the Kowloon hospital. He has been at the hospital since 1996 after graduating and working in England. He was a doctor in the children's cancer ward before moving to work in the accidents and trauma department, but he has not forgotten his previous posting. 'It's a sad ward,' Lau, 42, says. 'The children ...

  8. Singer in pink for charity campaign

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Pink was the new black at French fashion brand Kookai's new collection presentation and charity app launch in aid of the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation on Thursday ... breast cancer and modelled the brand's autumn-winter looks for the iPhone app. The singer showed up in a hot pink number to support the cause. She seemed familiar with promoting the cause. ...

  9. The Death of Mr Lazarescu

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ceausescu's terribly misguided 'golden age'. The Death of Mr Lazarescu revolves around how the titular character (played by veteran actor Ion Fiscuteanu) struggles to get treatment as he ... not see this: he died of cancer in 2007. But his character still looms large over Romanian cinema today. August 20 and 27, 2.30pm, HK Arts Centre ...

  10. Colette Koo, film and restaurant figure, loses long battle with cancer

    Posted Aug 24th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Filmmaker, actress and restaurateur Colette Koo Ka-ling died yesterday after a long battle with cancer. She was 50. Rembert Meyer-Rochow, her Hong Kong-based lawyer and business ... she had been fighting cancer for years. She had told him she would not give up hope and had looked fine when he last saw her. Zeman said he would send his condolences to her family. ...




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