PH: Cancer advocates push for national cancer law

PH: Cancer advocates push for national cancer law

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The Cancer Coalition Philippines (CCPh), a group of advocates and experts on cancer, is pushing for the creation and passage of a Philippine cancer  act to bring the fight against the chronic disease to a national level and with budgetary support from the national government.
15 Nov 2016 - General
The overview of the proposal is very impressive and I hope it pushes through. However, it is important to ask if this healthcare model is sustainable and feasible for every Filipino. In light of recent events wherein news came out about thousands of ...
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It is the best welfare at the place like the Philippines where it is difficult to treat cancer diseases for a common man or mediocre families. I hope the efforts of a group of cancer advocates and experts for pushing the passage of Philippine Cancer ...
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Chemo drugs are so expensive! Many patients died due to cancer without completing the whole cycle of chemotherapy, they died probably not from the disease but because of the expenses. Why not increase the case-rate coverage of Philhealth when it come...
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Here in the Philippines, when you talk about cancer to a common man he will say, "Sakit ng mayaman yan" (That's a rich man's illness) and it's really sad because cancer treatments are dealt with by out-of-pocket funds, so if you...
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