Choosing Wisely Oncology South East Asia

This e-learning resource is based on the global initiative of ‘Choosing Wisely’ and focuses on the Choosing Wisely guidelines that have been published by the Philippines Society of Medical Oncology (PSMO). The module seeks to assist medical professionals across South East Asia in avoiding unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures, helping clinicians and their patients…

The first hybrid Interhospital RTD

The first hybrid Interhospital RTD was hosted by VMMC with an in-depth discussion on Breast Angiosarcoma last May 26, 2023. This is a monthly project of Scientific Committee led by the Chair Dr Julie Ann Tapispisan, Governing Council Coordinator Dr Jospehine Tolentino with VMMC PSMO members: Dr John Querol, Dr Domingo Ganzon, Dr Edgard Castro,…

Mababang White Blood Cell (WBC) Count

By Dr. Mel Valerie B. Cruz-Ordinario Ano ba ang White Blood Cells (WBC)? Ang white blood cells ay tumutulong sa ating katawan para lumaban sa impeksyon. Nabubuo sila sa ating bone marrow at mayroon itong iba’t-ibang uri. Isang halimbawa nito ay ang Neutrophils na siyang lumalaban sa mga nakapipinsalang bacteria at fungi na nakapapasok sa…

PSMO AKAP Barangay Health Worker Training on Cancer 101

PSMO’s AKAP barangay health worker training on cancer 101 in Ilocos Norte today, May 19, 2023. According to Dr. Mercy Grace Kindipan, Medical Oncologist/cancer specialist, “We have identified the top 10 municipalities in Ilocos Norte with highest incidence of cancer and train the Barangay Health Workers for each municipality for faster referral to Mariano Marcos…