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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Breast cancer blog: The waiting game as I receive my pathology report

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 06:06pm by Amy Wu

    ... Amy Wu There must be a slant of sun amidst the storm, I’d like to think. The breast surgeon holding the final pathology report smiled, but she always smiles. It’s reassuring but hard to read. The aunt and I sat there on the edge of our seats, fidgety, leaning forward, no longer truly able to maintain a sense of calm. I’ve been fretting about this pathology report for the past ...

  2. News - China - DISSIDENT'S DEATH

    Li Wangyang hanging case puzzling, Australian pathology expert says

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by MICHAEL AU

    ... Michael Au michael.au@scmp.com Australian expert can't confirm dissident killed himself; says official findings are 'very unusual' Pathologist puzzled by Li Wangyang case An Australian forensics professor has pointed to puzzling elements su ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Chinese University scientist wins award for prenatal testing

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 03:09pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei A local scientist has won a national award for her work on prenatal testing for Down’s syndrome and other conditions, through non-invasive blood testing. Chinese University chemical pathology Professor Rossa Chiu Wai-kwun, 38, received the Chinese Young Women in Science Fellowship award in Beijing on Tuesday, adding to the many awards she had already received for her successful ...

  4. HK sets date for inquest into Manila bus drama

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung and Phyllis Tsang An inquest will be held in Hong Kong in February into the Manila bus hostage crisis in which eight Hong Kong people from a tour group were killed by a gunman. The hearing is scheduled to begin on February 14 and is expecte ...

  5. Nepali widow protests over prolonged inquest

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

    ... Phyllis Tsang An inquest into the death of a Nepali man shot dead by a policeman on a Ho Man Tin hillside has taken twice as long as scheduled, and has been adjourned for a further nine days on an application raised yesterday. The Coroner's Court beg ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Against the odds

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:25am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... and take bigger risks than other groups, says Professor Gracemary Leung, a chartered clinical psychologist and assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong, who has worked with pathological ... centres. "Out of Europe and the rest of Asia, Hong Kong has the most new cases per month … indicating there are many pathological gamblers in Hong Kong," Tang says. Hongkongers spent ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctor probed for errors in 118 patients reports, failing to spot cancer

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Emily Tsang

    ... specialist qualification last year, had erred in writing many pathology reports, the public hospital announced yesterday. The mistakes included failing to detect cancer cells and confusing medical ... of all 2,153 reports issued independently by her from October last year to May, when the pathology department identified three inaccuracies in a routine review. Patients' Rights Association ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Dry roasting to blame for peanut allergies, research suggests

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 09:42pm by MCT

    ... to the study. Still, senior author Quentin Sattentau of Oxford's Sir William Dunn School of Pathology warned that "it would be premature to avoid roasted peanuts and their products until ...

  9. A matter of life and death

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... of pathology as a professor in 1995. He teaches basic pathology, medical ethics and law, as well as handling forensic pathology cases for the government, NGOs and law firms. Hong Kong forensic ... pathology was not in his plans. He wanted to specialise in orthopaedics but opted for this field when there were no training positions available in his chosen subject. Dr Beh said passion ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Medical sector needs greater transparency

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in reports on 118 patients, leading to the wrong treatment of 17 of them. This sustained pattern of error was picked up eventually after the pathology department identified three of the inaccuracies ...




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