Tag Archives: cancer

Factfile: State of Cancer Treatment in the Philippines

SPECIAL REPORT – We should remember that in this day and age, 1/3 of cancers are preventable, and 1/3 are curable. Watch this video to learn more about cancer treatment in the Philippines. Source: http://medicalobserverph.com

Probing the cancer therapeutic claims of dietary supplements

PSMO doctors from all over the country work with the FDA to carefully monitor dietary supplements making false claims when it comes to cancer treatment. From left: Drs. Dennis Sacdalan, Felina Adefuin, Maria Karla Ermino, Ma. Noemi Uy, Felycette Gay Lapus, and Emick Villegas; Joyce Cirunay, Florita Moreleja, and Dr. Omid Etamadi.

MANILA, Philippines – Studies show a steady increase in cancer incidence around the world. The top sites for women include breast, cervix, uteri, and lung, while top sites for men include lung, liver, colon/rectum, and prostate. It is important to spread cancer awareness and information to keep the numbers from going up. Of the leading […]

People warned against ‘voodoo’ cancer cures

  Cancer experts and the government on Wednesday warned the public against herbal supplements that are advertised as cures for cancer, saying these were “voodoo medicine.” The Philippine Society of Medical Oncology (PSMO) said these herbal supplements had no proven curative effects while the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it did not approve any […]