Cruising on an empty Bangkok highway, 63-year-old Nongluck Chairuettichai -- the oldest member of Thailand's longboard national team -- says taking up the sport set her on the road to recovery from breast cancer.
Jordanian fashion designer Ghada Zada, who is also a breast cancer patient, spreads hope and positivity with her work.
Too much concern has been put into the Novel Coronavirus (COVID19) these past 13 months. On this day of Feb. 4, Thursday, and in conjunction with the annual “World Cancer Day” and the start of the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention-inspired one-year-old “Gulf Cancer Awareness Week,” the call to un-shelf everything and everyone to address the over 100 types of recorded cancer rings again.
“In the last few days, I have felt all sorts of feelings, from apprehension and fear to unbeatable love to calmness and acceptance. Patience, overwhelming gratitude and a deep sense of responsibility towards my children, parents, loved ones, myself and you.”
More than 30 women and young children, both boys and girls, donated their hair to make and distribute wigs for cancer patients at an event hosted by the Consulate General of India in Dubai, in association with Hair for Hope India, on Tuesday to mark the World Cancer Day. Many others also pledged to donate their hair towards the cause.
Women have been urged by the initiative’s driver, Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP), to make the most of this opportunity and get themselves checked and screened in the comfort of their neighbourhoods.
Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and the fourth most common overall, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), but its relationship to obesity remains unclear.
"The double whammy is serious, but fixable, and I'm hoping for a favourable outcome," she said. "It's going to stink for a while, but I'll fight with all I have got." Navratilova noticed an enlarged lymph node in her neck during November's WTA Finals in Fort Worth.
Coinciding with World Cancer Day, the annual awareness campaign, under the theme ‘Powered by You,’ will travel across the seven emirates between Feb.4 and Feb.10, 2023, offering free screenings and raising awareness on breast cancer.
Alyssa received base-edited cell therapy, making her the first person in the world to have her leukaemia treated with 'universal' CAR T-cells that had been pre-manufactured from a healthy volunteer donor.