MEDICAL ONCOLOGISTS BAG INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION

Dr. Mary Antonette G. Ong is one of the recipients of this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) IDEA. The International Development and Education Award (IDEA) provides support for early-career oncologists in low- and middle-income countries and facilitates the sharing of knowledge between these oncologists and members. The program pairs IDEA Recipients with a…

MAY IS RECOGNIZED AS CERVICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

May is recognized as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness about cervical cancer, its causes, prevention, and early detection. Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix, which is the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. The most common cause of cervical…

APRIL IS HEAD AND NECK CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

The month of April is recognized as Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month. This observance aims to raise awareness about head and neck cancers, which can occur in the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, paranasal sinuses and nasal cavity, and salivary glands. Early detection and treatment are crucial for improving outcomes for individuals affected by these…