CLOSING THE CARE GAP IN CANCER CARE by Dr. Noel Medina

World Cancer Day 2024 continues to highlight the theme of “Close the Care Gap,” emphasizing the importance of addressing disparities in cancer care worldwide. The campaign underscores the collective effort needed to make tangible strides in combating cancer’s global impact. Creating a cancer-free world requires a multi-faceted approach involving various strategies and efforts. From the…

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On World Cancer Day, February 4, 2024, the Philippine Society of Medical Oncology (PSMO) had the opportunity to discuss on Cancer Screening and the Multidisciplinary Approach to Cancer Care at the Watson’s Health Forum, held at the SM Mega Trade Hall in Mandaluyong City.

Dr. Josephine Contreras-Tolentino, President of PSMO, and Dr. Arthur Jason Go, Co-chair of Outreach Committee of PSMO, were the speakers during the event. Dr. Maria Diana Aileen Bautista, Dr. Jason King Talao, and Dr. Joanmarie Balolong-Garcia of the Outreach Committee; Dr. Hiyasmin Acero-Alejandro, GC Coordinator; and Ms. Renz Mharie Pereyra, PSMO Secretariat, also attended the…

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DAGHANG SALAMAT, General Santos City! Usa gyud kamalamposon nga aktibidad ang atong nakaplagan!

BARANGAYAN in GenSan, Healthcare Worker Cancer Awareness Caravan was an immense success! This was held last February 4, 2024 at Lagao Gym, General Santos City. The Caravan highlighted lectures in Cancer Screening, Prevention, and Treatment. Present in the event were our energetic Medical Oncologists: Drs. Ellie May Villegas, Noel Pingoy, Nelson Laja, Amherstia Morelos, Stephen…

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FEBRUARY 4 IS WORLD CANCER DAY!

Celebrating World Cancer Day is an opportunity to empower individuals, organizations, and communities to take action against cancer. On this day, we honor the strength and resilience of cancer patients, support caregivers, raise awareness about prevention and early detection, and advocate for improved access to high-quality cancer care. Together, we can make a difference in…

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FEBRUARY IS NATIONAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

National Cancer Awareness Month is a time to educate, advocate, and support. It provides a platform for spreading information about cancer prevention, early detection, treatment options, and available resources for patients and their families. By raising awareness and fostering community engagement, this observance contributes to the fight against cancer and the improvement of outcomes for…

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