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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The City Digest item headlined 'Microwave technology tackles liver cancer' published on page C1 on March 31 wrongly stated that the treatment was introduced by Chinese University. The university in question was the University of Hong Kong. ...

  2. Cancer no barrier to sterling exam scores

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jackie Yin Jackie.yin@scmp.com A diagnosis of abdominal cancer just the day before her Form Six geology mock examination in June two years ago did not put Shiron Chan Sze-hang off her studies. After a year off school for treatment, the 20-year-old sat her A levels this year and scored three A's and two C's- better than most students could hope for. After she suffered ...

  3. Teacher on leave with cancer fired, writ claims

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani A teacher diagnosed with cancer was fired by a private secondary school while he was on leave undergoing treatment, a writ filed by the Equal Opportunities Commission ... in 1997-1998, was diagnosed with rectal cancer in July 2002. The writ says Mr Siu called an administrative officer in the North Point section of Maria College a few weeks after the diagnosis to say he ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    City University looks into harsh treatment of students

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com CityU looks into harsh treatment of students City University will set up a review committee to investigate the rough treatment of students who protested at a rally held last week during an opening ceremony on campus. The committee, chaired by Professor Ray Yep Kin-man of the university's Public and Social Administration Department, comprises ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Survivors' tales

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... efforts are paying off. Angel Ching Yin-ping, 17, who underwent treatment for lymph cancer 10 years ago, has embraced an active school life. 'Some of my school friends know I had cancer ... for Ken, who not only had to battle with a serious disease but also put up with taunting and harassment from schoolmates. 'The chemotherapy treatment I had to undergo had an effect on my ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 24, 2013

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... good example I refer to the report ("Jolie praised by cancer campaigners", May 16). In recent years there has been a marked increase in discussion about breast cancer given the fact ... health. Having lost her mother to breast cancer at the age of 56, Jolie chose surgery partly for her children's sake. She may not be the first woman to take this step, but I still praise her ...

  8. Join healthy fund-raiser

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Schools are encouraged to take part in an activity to raise money for the World Cancer Research Fund Hong Kong (WCRFHK). 'Fruity Friday', scheduled for June 9, also aims to educate the public about the importance of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle, which can help prevent cancer. WCRFHK- a member of the Department of Health's working group ...

  9. Fees might not have to go up if ESF ended 'lavish' treatment of staff

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I am disappointed that the government has yet again demonstrated its ineffectiveness and indecisiveness, after considering to phase out the English Schools Foundation (ESF) subvention. As an educator and a parent of two children who completed their education in ESF schools, I have personally witnessed the lavish treatment meted to ESF staff. 'Lavish' is the word communicated ...

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    A dose of humanities for medical students

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... doctor. But something was missing. All the tests, surgery and treatment just weren't enough to help patients. Kwong says she finally found the missing link when she began taking pilot modules ... I remind myself to make my patients feel they are loved." Another module involved in-depth discussions with cancer patients. Kwong says these interviews were different from the usual ones ...




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