It discusses the state of cancer care in the Philippines — the problems and advancements of cancer care in the country. It details the cost of cancer care and its benefits to Filipinos, the actions of the Philippine Government to improve its access, and the assistance given by local cancer support groups to people with cancer.
Cancer Care in the Philippines: Barriers and Triumphs
Blake Warren Ang, MD
Specializes in Adult Medicine – Pulmonology and Pulmonary Critical Care. He caters to General Internal Medicine concerns and diseases of the lungs: Asthma, COPD, Lung Cancer, Pleural Diseases. Has also undergone training in COVID critical care management.
Facts And Myths About Cancer
February 4 is World Cancer Day. Its goal is to raise awareness as well as to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. Sharing with you AVEGA’s February 2019 Medical Bulletin. Stay healthy!
Robert John Ramos, MD
A Radiation Oncologist who had training in St. Luke’s Medical Center with the use of a LINAC machine for management of head and neck cancer, gynecologic, genito-urinary, lung cancer, lymphoma, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal malignancies and palliative care. Training consisted of high dose brachytherapy and delivery of external radiotherapy through conventional, 3D conformal, IMRT, IGRT, SRS, SRT, SBRT, and TBI techniques. He has good clinical background with the use of high dose brachytherapy for management of cervical, endometrial, prostate and endobronchial cancer. He had his observership in NYU Hospital and Stony Brook Hospital for head and neck cancer, breast cancer and CNS disease for continuing education.