A research team headed by surgical oncologist Dr. Shane Morita has found that the majority of Filipino thyroid cancer patients carry a genetic mutation that makes their disease worse than other ethnic groups. Morita performed a follow-up exam at the Queen’s Medical Center’s Cancer Center on Kanani Correa, who is recovering from thyroid cancer surgery.  (Photo by Jamm Aquino / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )


Angelica Sabuco, 2, right, and her twin sister Angelina play together.  (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)



Pharmaceutical company Roche recently launched an important milestone making its targeted therapy bevacizumab available for a disease where few treatment advances have been seen in over two decades.

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A child in the Philippines before cleft lip surgery.

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