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  1. A Story of the Little Bald People

    Posted Apr 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Heart-warming pictures drawn by 40 child cancer patients and survivors, who went bald during chemotherapy. Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Foyer Exhibition Area. Opens today, 5pm. Tomorrow-Sun, 9am-11pm. Inquiries: 2328 8323 ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... even start to identify such things as risk factors and disease/treatment trends, so as to undertake further research to come up with localised breast cancer prevention and treatment options. ... the registry, can devise more evidence-based preventive and treatment options, policymakers can formulate targeted policies and the wider public can be better informed so as to prevent breast cancer ...

  3. Star treatment for students who excelled

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... the growth of cancer cells in human bodies. Both said they were very happy and excited to have stars named after them. Lam, now a first-year student in mechanical engineering at the Hong Kong ...

  4. HKU student with cancer given probation for theft

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 16. She pleaded guilty to four counts of theft. The court heard earlier that Leung was diagnosed at age 18 with bowel and ovarian cancers. As part of the treatment, she had her womb removed, ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A student from the University of Hong Kong who went on a HK$6,000 shoplifting spree in Sha Tin last month after she learned of her cancer relapse was put ...

  5. Children's cancer services to move

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... their illnesses through play, like drama, games, music or pictures,' he said. 'All these can help them comply with medical treatment.' Each year there are about 170 new cases of cancer ... Ella Lee Ella.lee@scmp.com Hong Kong's first children's hospital will handle all children's cancer and heart disease cases when it opens at Kai Tak in 2016, a review ...

  6. Love helps win cancer fight

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a successful battle with cancer, and turned his lowest times into a positive outlook in life. Birch, 40, who works at a studio in Ap Lei Chau, was diagnosed with cancer of the immune system three and a half years ago. At the time he had only one thing on his mind: to fight it. 'I treated it like a project... my battle with cancer,' says the 1.88m tall artist, who was born ...

  7. I'll fight cancer optimistically, Szeto says

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok and Albert Wong Veteran Democrat Szeto Wah, who has late-stage lung cancer, says he will fight it optimistically. It is the first time that Szeto, 78, chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, has spoken publicly since reports that he had cancer appeared on Saturday, and hours after Beijing-friendly independent lawmaker ...

  8. HK scientists to map genetics of tumours

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... offer innovative treatments for a cancer that is especially difficult to treat. ... Irene Jay Liu Scientists at three Hong Kong universities are joining a new human genome project, this time focused on cracking the code on cancer, researchers said yesterday. Two hundred ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Blood therapy death at beauty centre prompts legal review

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 11:37am by Lai Ying-kit

    ... for the “anti-cancer” procedure offered by the DR chain of beauty centres. The police will investigate whether any party in the case – salon managers, medical workers performing the treatment and the staff ... Lai Ying-kit The government set up a committee on Thursday to tighten the supervision of high-risk beauty treatments, following the death of a woman who was given a blood transfusion. ...

  10. A close shave for charity

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by John Brennan

    ... The research, which will end in April, is expected to develop a technique that enables cancer cells to be counted more accurately, which in turn should allow lower doses of treatment to be given, ... 'They said, 'why don't we shave our heads in solidarity with the children who lose their hair during cancer treatment?'' And staff at Michael Page have been picking up ...




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