Posts in category Cancer Control News

Rojas’: Giving a voice to cancer vict...

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Rojas’: Giving a voice to cancer victims and their families by The GNP Team on May 29th, 2016 under We are Pinoys Emerito Rojas permanently lost his voice due to Stage 4 throat cancer. At present, he can only communicate by using an electronic larynx, a device that replaces the vocal chords’ functions. Since winning […]

[Special Report] Cancer: Napupuna sa ...

[Special Report] Cancer: Napupuna sa mahihirap at mayayaman

CRI Online | June 15, 2015 HINDI biro ang magkasakit ng Cancer.” Ito ang pinagkaisahang pananaw at karanasan ng mga panauhin sa Tapatan sa Aristocrat kaninang umaga. Sa pamumuno ni Dr. Mary Clair Soliman, ang vice president ng Philippine Society of Medical Oncologists, Dr. Geneve Rivera Reyes, isang manggagamot mula sa Garchitorena Medicare Community Hospital […]

Health advocates want cancer-causing ...

Health advocates want cancer-causing ingredients in cigarettes regulated

By InterAksyon.com | July 15, 2015 6:41 AM MANILA – A year after the government passed the Graphic Health Warnings Law, health advocates are mulling on proposing that ingredients used in tobacco products be regulated to control their cancer-causing effects and reduce their appeal to smokers. In a news release, New Vois Association of the […]

Cancer survivors push law on health p...

Cancer survivors push law on health promotion

InterAksyon.com | June 21, 2015 9:14 AM MANILA – Cancer survivors on Sunday appealed for a health promotion bill that will improve Filipinos’ level of awareness on healthy lifestyles including the harmful effects of smoking. The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) made the appeal as political candidates consider their platform for the 2016 […]

Cancer survivors join thousands on fi...

Cancer survivors join thousands on first QC Bike Day

By Raffy Rico | June 1, 2015 – 12:15 pm Members of the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) will mark World No Tobacco Day together with thousands joining the first ever Quezon City Bike Day on May 31. Herbert Bautista, mayor of Quezon City talks about the value of bike lanes as a […]

Anti-smoking advocates warn vs rise i...

Anti-smoking advocates warn vs rise in cancer cases

Philippine Star | May 11, 2015 More Filipinos are likely to die of cancer and other smoking-related diseases with the graphic health warning law yet to be enforced. Emer Rojas, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president, said the tobacco industry has been employing various tactics to delay implementation of GHW. He said the […]

Delays in GHW implementation may wors...

Delays in GHW implementation may worsen cancer incidence

By Raffy Rico (Noon Break Balita) | Saturday, May 2, 2015 – 12:54 pm The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) has warned that further delays in the implementation of the graphic health warning law may exacerbate cancer incidence in the country. NVAP President Emer Rojas said the implementation of the law, signed by President […]

GRAPHIC HEALTH WARNING | Group warns ...

GRAPHIC HEALTH WARNING | Group warns delays in cigarette law may aggravate cancer incidence

By: InterAksyon.com | May 2, 2015 3:50 PM The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) warned on Saturday that further delays in the implementation of the cigarette graphic health warning law may exacerbate cancer incidence in the country. NVAP President Emer Rojas said the implementation of the law, which was signed by President Benigno Aquino […]

2nd Healthy Lifestyle Exemplar Awards...

2nd Healthy Lifestyle Exemplar Awards, DOST-FNRI, NVAP at 2 iba pa tumanggap ng parangal

By Raffy Rico (Noon Break Balita) | Friday, March 13, 2015 – 12:20 pm ANG Medical Advisory Board (MAB) ng Health and Lifestyle(H&L) Magazine, na kumakatawan ng mga kinikilala sa larangan ng medisina, at ang kanyang editorial staff, ay kinilala ang 2nd batch ng Healthy Lifestyle Exemplar nitong nakaraang miyerkules, March 11, 2015, na ginanap sa […]

Not beyond us: World Cancer Day 2015

Not beyond us: World Cancer Day 2015

Written by Edel Cayetano (POC) | Wednesday, 18 February 2015 With the tagline “Not beyond us,” World Cancer Day (WCD) 2015 takes on a positive and proactive approach to the fight against cancer, according to the World Cancer Day official global press release. It also highlights solutions that exist across the continuum of cancer, and that they […]