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Saving Lives and Limbs in the South Pacific - Adventist Review

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:02

Adventist Review

Saving Lives and Limbs in the South Pacific
Adventist Review
People like Sharon's mother are losing their lives and limbs to a rapidly growing epidemic of lifestyle diseases like diabetes. The statistics tell a sobering story of a region with diabetes prevalence among the highest in the world,1 as one-in-four ...

Lawsuit filed over Maui cancer institute's land leases - Thegardenisland.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 09:30

Lawsuit filed over Maui cancer institute's land leases
Thegardenisland.com
WAILUKU, Hawaii — The Hawaii Health Systems Corp. filed a lawsuit claiming land leases it entered into with the Pacific Cancer Institute are illegal and should be voided. The corporation filed the suit Tuesday over the land leases it entered in 2005 ...

Lawsuit filed over Maui cancer institute's land leases - Island Packet

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 20:21

Island Packet

Lawsuit filed over Maui cancer institute's land leases
Island Packet
The Hawaii Health Systems Corp. has filed a lawsuit claiming land leases it entered into with the Pacific Cancer Institute are illegal and should be voided. The Maui News reports that the corporation filed the suit on Tuesday for the land leases it ...

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Peak body calls on pharmacists to be proactive with hepatitis patients - Pharmacy News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:57

Pharmacy News

Peak body calls on pharmacists to be proactive with hepatitis patients
Pharmacy News
A peak hepatitis body is calling on pharmacists to help thousands of undiagnosed patients get tested and treated. The problem is many patients don't know they have hepatitis B or C and pharmacists don't feel they know enough to talk to at-risk patients ...

Lease dispute becomes lawsuit for cancer institute - Maui News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 05:37

Maui News

Lease dispute becomes lawsuit for cancer institute
Maui News
The Pacific Cancer Institute, shown here in a photo taken Tuesday, and the Hawaii Health Systems Corp. are engaged in a legal battle over the institute's lease agreement. The institute is the only facility providing radiation therapy on the island. The ...

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Gone, but never forgotten as Naulu dedicates medal to mum - Fiji Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:01

Fiji Times

Gone, but never forgotten as Naulu dedicates medal to mum
Fiji Times
SPRINTER Makereta Naulu fulfilled her late mother, Akesa Kamusu's wish after she won a bronze medal in the 100 metres of the women's competition at the Korman Stadium in Port Vila, Vanuatu, yesterday. She ran against Pacific sprint queen Toea Wisil ...

Nobel award for ICAN resonates in nuclear-tested Marshall Islands - Kyodo News Plus

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 01:50

Kyodo News Plus

Nobel award for ICAN resonates in nuclear-tested Marshall Islands
Kyodo News Plus
The awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons is resonating in the Marshall Islands, boosting hopes there will no longer be a repeat of its exposure to radiation as happened when the United ...
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Youth is Best Picture at MIFF - Saipan Tribune

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 09:08

Saipan Tribune

Youth is Best Picture at MIFF
Saipan Tribune
I encourage everyone to continue to come to the island of Saipan and we hope these filmmakers will also go to Rota, Tinian, and on the islands north of Saipan to make movies or films to showcase the CNMI to the rest of the world,” he added. The red ...

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Cancer survivor who helps others sign up for health care to visit Orcas - Islands' Sounder

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 23:02

Islands' Sounder

Cancer survivor who helps others sign up for health care to visit Orcas
Islands' Sounder
13 at 6:30 p.m.. Free health insurance assistance will be provided all day Thursday, Dec. 14 at the UW Medicine Orcas Island Clinic, 7 Deye Lane, Eastsound. Appointments are recommended at (360)788-6526. Assistance in Spanish anguage is also provided ...

Tiyan water well with previous contamination back online - Pacific Daily News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 19:01

Pacific Daily News

Tiyan water well with previous contamination back online
Pacific Daily News
One of three island water wells that were shut off in August 2016 after testing above federal health advisory levels for a contaminant is now back online, providing Tiyan and nearby residents with drinking water. Tiyan's water well, called NAS-1 was ...

Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies reveals secret heartache that made her quit Bear Grylls' Celebrity Island - Mirror.co.uk

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:38

Mirror.co.uk

Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies reveals secret heartache that made her quit Bear Grylls' Celebrity Island
Mirror.co.uk
Sharron, who won silver in the 1980 Olympics and two golds in the 1978 Commonwealth Games, said: “I lost my mum in February to cancer. I kind of agreed to go on the show in memory of her.” Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls saw Sharron plus celebs such ...

Upholding reproductive and sexual rights in the Pacific - ReliefWeb

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:43

Upholding reproductive and sexual rights in the Pacific
ReliefWeb
In 2016-17, 1018 women under 25 years – living on some of the most remote islands – received family planning services delivered through outreach clinics. These projects provide customised capacity building to nurses, doctors and community workers to ...

Fiji urged by UN not to overlook people ostracized for having albinism - Reuters

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 02:04

Fiji urged by UN not to overlook people ostracized for having albinism
Reuters
Albinos in the Pacific island nation are often bullied for their appearance, with some too traumatized to venture outside, said Ero. Some husbands leave their wives if they have given birth to a child with albinism, and sometimes the children are ...

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Fiji urged by UN not to overlook people ostracized for having albinism - Reuters

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 02:04

Reuters

Fiji urged by UN not to overlook people ostracized for having albinism
Reuters
SUVA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Taunted for their pale skin and abandoned by their families, the plight of Fijians with albinism needs to be addressed with the Pacific region having one of the highest rates of the congenital disorder globally, a ...

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Historic Davis Cup berth for Guam - Pacific Daily News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 20:30

Pacific Daily News

Historic Davis Cup berth for Guam
Pacific Daily News
Llarenas and Cook Islands' Brett Baudinet are listed as Pacific Oceania's best doubles team to date with an 11-2 record, according to the Davis Cup website. Llarenas currently is an Assistant Coach for the University of the Pacific men's tennis team ...

Henrique gets 1st 2 Ducks goals, Miller blanks Sens 3-0 - Island Packet

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 18:45

Island Packet

Henrique gets 1st 2 Ducks goals, Miller blanks Sens 3-0
Island Packet
Murray died of colorectal cancer in August. ... Miller is the fourth American-born goalie to post 40 NHL shutouts. ... Ottawa C Nate Thompson spent the previous three seasons with Anaheim, playing a depth role on two teams that reached the Western ...

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Should We Fight Invasive Species With Genetic Engineering? - Pacific Standard

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 01:05

Pacific Standard

Should We Fight Invasive Species With Genetic Engineering?
Pacific Standard
As serious efforts to develop gene drives get underway, Esvelt, now a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab, is warning that if we use this technology to solve ecological problems, the cure may end up being worse than the ...

Convention hall to close - Thegardenisland.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 23:12

Convention hall to close
Thegardenisland.com
The contractors involved with the roughly $181,000 project are Pacific Concrete Coring &Cutting, Inc and Creative Partition Systems. The scope will be to remove asbestos-laced floor tiles from the building, install new floor tiles, and also install new ...

Jump on board for Redkite charity day - Fraser Coast Chronicle

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 20:03

Fraser Coast Chronicle

Jump on board for Redkite charity day
Fraser Coast Chronicle
... Hospital see firsthand the emotional shock and distress parents are faced with when caring for a child with cancer. That's why a handful of the nurses who enjoy kiteboarding will combine their passion for the hobby and their work by raising funds ...

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