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Cancer therapy is 2013 breakthrough – Science journal

Graphic fact file on cervical cancer. FILE PHOTO

A way of fighting cancer that turns the body’s immune cells into targeted tumor killers was named the breakthrough of the year by the US journal Science on Thursday.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

‘Living is the trick’


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“You chose the wrong bitch!” These are words thrown from the corner of the ring opposite that of the Big C, words that resound with every intention to overcome, indeed, in this case, words reinforced with confidence and resolve: After I beat you, I’ll write my story of triumph.

Posted: December 15th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Relationship,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Saved by the dog

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Do you believe in sagip, which literally means “to save?” Specifically, do you believe that the animals we take care of can absorb illness, negativity and even death in our place?

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

‘Guyabano’ and supplements alone won’t beat cancer, doctors say

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DR. DENNIS Sacdalan, Dr. Felina Adefuin, Dr. Maria Karla Ermino, Dr.Noemi Uy, Dr. Felycette Gay Lapus, Dr. Ellie May Villegas, Joyce Cirunay, Florita Moreleja, Dr.Omid Etemadi

A well-informed cancer patient is an empowered patient. But the barrage of often-conflicting information sourced from the Internet can be overwhelming, and deciding which to believe can be paralyzing.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Public warned of processed food with prohibited coloring agents

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The Food and Drug Administration warned the public on Tuesday about processed food products it tested and found positive for rhodamine-B, a cancer-causing substance found in dyes used as tracers in water and air flow studies but whose use is prohibited in food preparations.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Food,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Sugar is the main fuel source of cancer


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CANCER-FIGHTING vegetables

When I got a text message from Angelo Songco of Sugarleaf about a talk to be given by Dr. Miguel Flores titled “Are You a Cancer Killer?”, I was intrigued.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Columns,Food,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Lito Casaje battles the Big C

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LITO Casaje: “I really do miss theater.”

Now that he’s fighting the brave fight against cancer, stage and film director Lito Casaje likens himself to a character in the Henrik Ibsen play, “Peer Gynt.”

Posted: September 14th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Is cancer caused by negative emotions?

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DR. KUDIYAT with organizer Rosanna Escudero. JOSEPH AGCAOILI

A homeopathic doctor believes that cancer is caused by negative emotions. For instance, cancer in the left breast is born out of a loss, and femininity issues. Cancer in the right breast is spurred by conflicts with the opposite sex. Cancer in the small intestines is a result of prolonged depression. Anger, meanwhile, can result in cancer in the large intestine.

Posted: August 26th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Cancer patients find healing through art

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A study in still life by Monique

Pain is no stranger. We all have experienced it in some form or another, as it has varied expressions— physical, perhaps the most benign, because at some point there will be bodily healing; emotional, the most humbling, because there is always a lesson to be learned, followed by healing; and chronic, the most crippling, because it is persistent and searing, and usually, there is no healing.

Posted: August 11th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The air in Metro Manila could be cancerous

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PHOTO BY ANDREW TADALAN / INQUIRER

It has been reported that the Philippines has one of the highest incidences of breast cancer in Asia.

Posted: July 16th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

More evidence of prostate cancer, omega-3 link

US scientists on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, reported a 71 percent higher risk for dangerous high-grade prostate cancer among men who ate fatty fish or took fish-oil supplements.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

US scientists said Wednesday they have confirmed a surprising 2011 study that found a higher risk of prostate cancer among men who consume omega-3 fatty acids, raising new questions about the safety of supplements.

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in Food,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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