chemotherapy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on chemotherapy


Nobel-winning therapy weaponizes immune system against cancer

Oct 02, 2018 - 1:19 PM

While chemotherapy destroys cancerous cells along with normal cells – often with toxic and debilitating effects on a patient – immunotherapy unleashes the body's immune system to target tumor cells

Bulacan cop helps raise funds for child with cancer

Jun 08, 2018 - 1:38 PM

Police Officer 1 May Liezl dela Cruz sells face masks during breaks to help raise funds for the chemotherapy of 8-year-old Geanna Catan, who was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia in December 2017

Keeping cancer in check with vegetables, coffee, peace of mind

Aug 15, 2015 - 5:16 PM

UPDATED Debilitating chemotherapy can’t always cure cancer and the root of most diseases – toxicity and malnutrition

Canada court rejects doctors' bid to force native girl into chemo

Nov 15, 2014 - 10:53 AM

The decision allows the parents of the 11 year old girl to pursue a course of cancer treatment rooted in their centuries old native traditions

TRADITIONAL OVER MAINSTREAM. A facade of the McMaster Children's Hospital. File photo from the McMaster University website

The death of healthcare options for the poor

Aug 27, 2014 - 11:25 AM

Can doctors play a larger role in advocating better access to quality healthcare for the poor?

Coping with breast cancer and the Yolanda disaster

Jul 06, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Lucia was diagnosed with Stage IIIB breast cancer last year

Arroyo's alternative medicine doctor unlicensed

Apr 01, 2014 - 7:50 PM

Dr Antonia Park according to the Professional Regulatory Commission is not authorized to practice medicine in the Philippines She faces charges of estafa and reckless imprudence resulting in homicide