Pacific Islands Cancer News

She rode away from stage 3 breast cancer - San Diego Reader

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:35

San Diego Reader

She rode away from stage 3 breast cancer
San Diego Reader
Hanshaw's husband Andy, a local cycling advocate, organized the first ride around Shelter Island while she was still receiving her final rounds of cancer treatment. #"He wanted to do something good — you kind of feel ... The Pacific Beach studio ...

'Prosperity diseases' the next health challenge for Papua New Guinea - EMTV Online

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:48

EMTV Online

'Prosperity diseases' the next health challenge for Papua New Guinea
EMTV Online
'These are the diseases of prosperity: heart disease, strokes, cancer, respiratory problems, diabetes and mental health diseases. They are the ... Dr. Oriol Mitjà with schoolchildren from The Kul Destiny School in Londolovit, Lihir Island. Credit ...

Cuba plants its medical diplomacy flag in Thailand- Nikkei Asian ... - Nikkei Asian Review

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:18

Nikkei Asian Review

Cuba plants its medical diplomacy flag in Thailand- Nikkei Asian ...
Nikkei Asian Review
NONTHABURI, Thailand Working in state-of-the-art laboratories set in a lush, green landscape -- and helped by communist-ruled Cuba -- nearly 200 ...

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Forum focuses on firefighters' health - The Guam Daily Post

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:36

The Guam Daily Post

Forum focuses on firefighters' health
The Guam Daily Post
TRAINING: Tom Jenkins, president of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, speaks at the sixth annual Western Pacific Islands Association of Fire Chiefs Training Forum Oct. 18. Louella Losinio/The Guam Daily Post. Forum focuses on ... According ...

50km Bike for Life to benefit CCA - Marianas Variety

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 05:34

50km Bike for Life to benefit CCA
Marianas Variety
(Press Release) — The annual 50Km “Bike for Life” is set for Saturday, October 21st, at the Pacific Islands Club Saipan. The Road and Mountain Bike race around the beautiful island of Saipan was started in 2011, as a practice run for the Hell of the ...

Tragedy of the Common - Pacific Standard

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:03

Pacific Standard

Tragedy of the Common
Pacific Standard
Local villagers, who relied on vultures to keep rotting livestock carcasses from spreading disease and sold the cleaned bones to be ground into fertilizer, confirmed that there were far fewer of the birds around. Prakash began to investigate further ...

Auckland beaches, popular public spots and outdoor dining to become smokefree - Auckland stuff.co.nz

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:36

Auckland stuff.co.nz

Auckland beaches, popular public spots and outdoor dining to become smokefree
Auckland stuff.co.nz
Smoking at beaches and outdoor dining areas will soon be a thing of the past in Auckland. Auckland Council approved a policy on Tuesday to increase the number of smokefree outdoor spaces. Beaches, al fresco dining areas and urban centres would be ...

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LETTER: Bruce McComas the wrong choice for health care organization - Peninsula Daily News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 08:33

LETTER: Bruce McComas the wrong choice for health care organization
Peninsula Daily News
Most recently, I focused on brain tumors, in particular glioblastomas, after meeting a family in the Port Angeles area with a family member developing this cancer. ... While Indian Island arsenic contamination may have put Jefferson County over the top ...

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LETTER: Bruce McComas the wrong choice for health care organization - Peninsula Daily News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 23:29

LETTER: Bruce McComas the wrong choice for health care organization
Peninsula Daily News
Most recently, I focused on brain tumors, in particular glioblastomas, after meeting a family in the Port Angeles area with a family member developing this cancer. ... While Indian Island arsenic contamination may have put Jefferson County over the top ...

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Guardsmen gather for 75th anniversary of Battle of Guadalcanal - Bismarck Tribune

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 16:30

Bismarck Tribune

Guardsmen gather for 75th anniversary of Battle of Guadalcanal
Bismarck Tribune
World War II veteran Ralph Oehlke, second from right, talks Saturday about a humorous memory from his service in the military band and in the anti-tank company during a discussion with other veterans about the landing at Guadalcanal in the South ...

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Genetically Engineered Chickens Lay Cancer-Fighting Eggs - Seeker

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 06:48

Seeker

Genetically Engineered Chickens Lay Cancer-Fighting Eggs
Seeker
Japanese researchers have found a novel way to dramatically slash the cost of manufacturing a pricey drug used to treat cancer and hepatitis: by genetically programing chickens to lay drug-infused eggs. The technique uses genomic editing to prompt the ...

Sport: Vanuatu Rugby League rallies behind star - Radio New Zealand

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 14:45

Radio New Zealand

Sport: Vanuatu Rugby League rallies behind star
Radio New Zealand
Vanuatu Rugby League intends to show its support for star player Jason Pakoasongi, who is battling cancer. The lawyer is the elder statesman of the team, having played in the first ever Vanuatu rugby league team at the International 9's in Sydney in 2012.

Health priorities for the Pacific: Insights from WHO's Regional Committee for the Western Pacific - Devex

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 09:01

Devex

Health priorities for the Pacific: Insights from WHO's Regional Committee for the Western Pacific
Devex
WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (center) at the 68th session of the World Health Organization Regional Committee for the Western Pacific. Photo by: WHO. BRISBANE, Australia — Food marketing and safety, immunization, ...

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Nolan Cecil Gentry - MDJOnline.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 15:48

MDJOnline.com

Nolan Cecil Gentry
MDJOnline.com
He graduated from Montainview High School, joined the US Navy, serving our nation in WWII in the South Pacific aboard the USS Bunkerhill and on Bougainville Island where he saw action in battle. He was honorably discharged in 1946 and later was ...

Soaring global obesity rates come with hefty price tag - CBS News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 05:24

CBS News

Soaring global obesity rates come with hefty price tag
CBS News
Those extra pounds can lead to "early onset of conditions like heart disease, cancer and diabetes," as well as "social, psychological problems for the children themselves — more stigmatism, more bullying," Leanne Riley of the World Health Organization ...

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Speaker Cruz introduces bill to ban electronic smoking devices from all establishments - Pacific News Center

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 21:13

Pacific News Center

Speaker Cruz introduces bill to ban electronic smoking devices from all establishments
Pacific News Center
The aerosol created by e-cigarettes can contain ingredients that are harmful and potentially harmful to the public's health, including: nicotine; ultrafine particles; flavorings such as diacetyl, a chemical linked to serious lung disease; volatile ...

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Johnathan Thurston stands by Jason Taumalolo over Kiwis backflip - Stuff.co.nz

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:21

Stuff.co.nz

Johnathan Thurston stands by Jason Taumalolo over Kiwis backflip
Stuff.co.nz
The Pacific Island nation has been the talking point ahead of the World Cup, which kicks off on October 27, with with a handful of other Kiwis-eligible players joining Taumalolo in opting to play for Tonga along with Australian prop Andrew Fifita ...

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PARS continues to push for RECA - KUAM.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 20:18

PARS continues to push for RECA
KUAM.com
The Pacific Association for Radiation Survivors held a presentation over the weekend at the University of Guam Lecture Hall. Those who have been affected by cancer were invited to learn how PARS is moving forward to ensure that they are heard in the U ...

In Pacific, rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy - Japan Today

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 15:26

Japan Today

In Pacific, rising tensions evoke troubling nuclear legacy
Japan Today
With fewer than 150 people on the remote Pacific island it was a close community, he says, with few signs of the former U.S. nuclear testing program other than the concrete bunkers he was told to avoid and the sunken ships in the lagoon. But in 1978 ...

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