A dying former civil rights lawyer convicted in a terrorism case and sentenced to 10 years was released from prison on Tuesday after prosecutors and the Federal Bureau of Prisons made the recommendation to a judge.
Charlyn Orbiso of barangay Mabolo in Cebu City was enjoying a simple, yet happy life with his husband Christian John, a sales clerk, and their 2-year old son, CJ McKenzie until a year ago when she detected a lump on her right breast. It was a cause for alarm for this young mother since their [...]
PARTICIPANTS of the walk for breast cancer awareness today will be treated to a night of songs and dances by Cebu’s home-grown talents.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Philippines has one of the highest incidences of breast cancer in Asia, according to research conducted by the Philippine General Hospital in 2009 and published in the Asian Pacific Journal for Cancer Prevention. The same study showed that breast cancer incidence in seven cities in Metro Manila—Manila, Quezon, San Juan, Mandaluyong, Makati, Pasig and Parañaque—was much higher compared to that of the other cities and municipalities in the metropolis and in nearby Rizal province.—Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research
THE fight against the disease affecting the lives of Cebuano women and their families continues in the tenth run of Moonwalk: A Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness on Oct. 19.