LIGTAS BA ANG MAGPA-BIOPSY?

Mary Antonette G. Ong, MD Kadalasan nating maririnig ang salitang “biopsy” kapag nakitaan ng hindi magandang bukol sa katawan ang isang pasyente. Paano nga ba ginagawa ang biopsy? Ang ilan sa mga paraan para makakuha ng biopsy specimen sa mga solid tumor ay: Ultrasound o CT-guided biopsy: Ginagamitan ito ng espesyal na karayom para tusukin…

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TOGETHER AGAINST THE BIG C’S- CANCER AND COVID

Chita Nazal-Matunog, MD             On May 29, 2021 and on June 19, 2021 the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC), the country’s biggest DOH-retained, general care hospital based in Davao City, conducted the first and largest COVID-19 vaccination drive for cancer patients. Three hundred twelve (312) cancer patients received their first and second doses of Pfizer-BioNTech…

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