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Non-HK students may burden city

Tuesday, 30 March, 2010, 12:00am

Banker trio sacrifice their good looks to raise a million dollars for Hong Kong Cancer Fund

A trio of investment bankers lost their locks last week, but all in a good cause. Friends (left to right, in before and after pictures) Nelson Tang, Donald Tang and Christopher Burgess all stepped up to to cut their hair for charity and raised a total of HK$1 million for the Hong Kong Cancer Fund.

22 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Kwong Wah surgeons offer nip/tuck to skin cancer patients

Plastic surgery may often be associated with celebrity and glamour, but behind the doors of Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei, a team of surgeons is working hard to rehabilitate skin cancer patients.

The doctors are literally saving the faces of hundreds of patients by reconstructing the skin in areas where malignant tumours have been removed.

22 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Wife, Interrupted

Wife, Interrupted by Amy Molloy Headline HK$108

24 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Warning on diets, as incidence of cancer set to rise by a third

Hong Kong people have been urged to change their diet, after the city's cancer registry projected the number of new cancer cases to increase by nearly one-third by the end of the next decade.

The Hong Kong Cancer Registry said its latest records showed an average of 22,817 new cases annually between 2004 and 2006, and it projected that the number would reach 30,190 by 2020.

13 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Follow your dreams

Name: Prudence Mak Ngar-tuen

Occupation: Creator of Chocolate Rain

Star sign: Cancer

On my playlist: alternative music

Hobbies: visiting museums and exhibitions, sightseeing

24 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Villagers seize sewage plant as evidence in pollution row

Villagers Quanzhou, Fujian, claimed a temporary victory against a wastewater treatment plant which they believe to be the source of local pollution problems.

Peace returned to Fengwei town yesterday, two days after a violent clash between angry villagers and police, when a protest against the pollution turned violent.

3 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

'The doyen of gastroenterology in Asia'

Dr Lam Shiu-kum joined University of Hong Kong in July 1968 as an assistant lecturer.

He conducted the world's first lengthy study of the effectiveness of chemoprevention in fighting gastric cancers. The programme, in Fujian, ran for more than 10 years.

2 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

politics

Reading comprehension

Answer the following questions

1 Why was President Bongo in Barcelona?

a. skin cancer

b. liver problems

c. brain cancer

d. intestinal cancer

2 How long will it be before another election is held?

a. 12 days

b. 12 weeks

c. 45 days

15 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Medi watch

Vitamin D eases MS relapses

11 May 2009 - 12:00am

Medi watch

Marijuana chemical fights cancer

13 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

HK researchers win awards for drug that starves cancer cells, with fewer side effects

Cancer patients in the future might not have to undergo painful chemotherapy, if a new drug which can starve cancer cells is successfully developed by Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

7 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Hope for sufferers of virulent cancer

Help is on the way for patients with an aggressive form of breast cancer who need expensive drugs to fight the disease in its early stages but cannot afford them.

2 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Polymath author who brought science to life

Science fiction writers are inevitably children of their times. Many consider the genre's mission is to foresee the future, but often its greatest practitioners reflect the fears, anxieties and concerns of their own age and society.

8 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Cancer survivors join cleanup campaign to show their gratitude

More than a dozen cancer survivors picked up rubbish on a Tuen Mun beach recently as a gesture of their gratitude to the community that helped them through their illnesses.

The survivors are members of the Little Life Warrior Society, one of the beneficiaries of last year's Operation Santa Claus.

27 Oct 2008 - 12:00am