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  1. After Your RAI - In Hospital and at Home

    by , 03-08-2018 at 01:20 PM
    After my RadioActive Iodine Treatment (RAI), there's this feeling of contentment and achievement that cannot be explained. Amidst the fact that I was diagnosed with cancer, that feeling that you have done something right, somehow. This surreal feeling won't be there without the help of friends who extended their overflowing support online and through numerous calls and messages, to my family who always there to listen and respect my life goals, to the doctors who help me pave the way to making well-informed ...
  2. Basic Nutrition for newly-diagnosed cancer patients and patients undergoing treatment

    by , 03-05-2018 at 02:31 PM
    Want to know what's best to eat after having cancer? Then this one is for you. The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc - Eduardo J. Aboitiz Cancer Center also known as RAFI EJACC in partnership with DietWise Nutrition Consultancy Cebu, spear headed by Mr. Mark Ong, a Cancer Nutritionist & Dietician conducted a seminar yesterday, March 3, on Basic Nutrition for newly-diagnosed cancer patients and patients undergoing treatment.

    Nutrition is a vital part in keeping ourselves healthy, how ...
  3. Thyroid Cancer Topics

    by , 02-27-2018 at 01:31 PM
    Thyroid cancer diagnosis can be difficult. Please be reassured that you are not alone. My goal is to offer help, hope, and support to strengthen your knowledge through my blog posts & articles, help you feel part of a community of survivors as you cope with emotional and practical concern and introduce you to the many free services, information resources, and events that can help you.

    Basa basa ta mga amigo ug amiga:
  4. The day I learned that I have cancer.

    by , 02-27-2018 at 11:49 AM
    Masterton - A mid March cold night with friends Grace, Leon & Phillip sitting together closely by the fireplace, talking our life trials, challenges and finding work in a foreign land when my phone rang...

    It was Dr. Jeremy Krebs, my Endocrinologist from Johnsonville Medical Centre.

    "Hey Verge, sorry for ringing too late. Is it a good time to talk?", he started.
    "Uhhh, yeah?" I excitingly replied.
    "I've got a good and bad news ...
  5. The battle against Thyroid Cancer has just begun, join me in this fight!

    by , 02-27-2018 at 11:48 AM
    After a refreshing 30-minute dog walking Roid while sun is setting, a few realizations kicked in. I have been receiving numerous inquiries about my fight against Papillary Thyroid Cancer (PTCA) from the surgery preparation, the lab works needed, the availability of medical assistance, the hormones, diet, coping with the situation and many others. Replying individually on these inquiries were very helpful but it took some time which could have been spent on other things.

    It has been ...
  6. Researchers Have Discovered BRCA1 Link to Alzheimers

    by , 12-03-2015 at 05:56 AM
    New research has found that depletion of the body’s levels of BRCA1, which is famously linked to several forms of cancer, may also cause dementia. (Corbis)

    It’s already known – primarily due to Angelina Jolie’s announcement that she has it – that certain mutations in BRCA1, an important protein involved in DNA repair, can increase a person’s risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer, but researchers from the University of California and Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease ...
  7. The Journey With Cancer Part 3

    by , 08-07-2012 at 12:00 PM
    July 26, 2012.

    I came from the pharmacy because I bought some of my Uncle's medicines(money was scarce at this time and his account got closed and the hospital bill was skyrocketing). I was happy because during the afternoon, his gastrostomy tuby was replaced with a sturdier one. I took a half bath, arranged my bed and was about to sleep, but when I did my check-at-my-Uncle routine before going to sleep, Orlan(the private duty nursing aide we hired) and me noticed that ...
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