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New Global Action Programme for SIDS countries addresses nutrition and climate change challenges - ReliefWeb

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 20:17

New Global Action Programme for SIDS countries addresses nutrition and climate change challenges
ReliefWeb
4 July 2017, Rome - A new United Nations global action programme launched today at FAO seeks to address pressing challenges related to food security, nutrition and the impacts of climate change facing the world's Small Island Developing States (SIDS ...

Endangered geckos used in Chinese medicine are poached in northeasten India and 'sold on the international market ... - Daily Mail

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 11:10

Daily Mail

Endangered geckos used in Chinese medicine are poached in northeasten India and 'sold on the international market ...
Daily Mail
The endangered lizard, which has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat conditions including cancer, asthma and diabetes, is in great demand in some Asian countries for its reported medicinal values. Although wildlife experts and ... While ...

Bob Denver of Gilligan's Island fame and his Brownwood Connection - Brownwood News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 02:26

Brownwood News

Bob Denver of Gilligan's Island fame and his Brownwood Connection
Brownwood News
Bob Denver of Gilligan's Island fame and his Brownwood Connection. Posted by Brownwood News | Jul 3, 2017 | Brown County ... After graduation, he coached physical education and taught mathematics and history at Corpus Christi School, a Roman Catholic ...

Nelson, at age 91, is a survivor and a testament to a life well lived in the service of his nation - Burlington Hawk Eye

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 22:35

Burlington Hawk Eye

Nelson, at age 91, is a survivor and a testament to a life well lived in the service of his nation
Burlington Hawk Eye
As the unit's combat skills were honed, stories of the horrific battles being fought on the Pacific Islands circulated among the ranks. “We were ... But we wandered about town for days, and some of the guys I was with later died of cancer, but I had no ...

Poachers find lucrative business in selling endangered Asian geckos - India Today

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 15:22

India Today

Poachers find lucrative business in selling endangered Asian geckos
India Today
Tokay geckos have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for hundreds of years to treat cancer, asthma, diabetes, skin disorders and a range of ailments. Although wildlife experts and ... It is native to Asia and some Pacific Islands. This species ...

He gave away a fortune and remained anonymous for years - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:25

He gave away a fortune and remained anonymous for years
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
Foote was diagnosed with cancer in April 2004, and returned to Edmonton for treatment at the Cross Cancer Institute. But the disease had taken a firm grip, and he died one month later, leaving behind a will which left only a tiny fraction of his $220 ...

Glorious guava - Fiji Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 11:23

Glorious guava
Fiji Times
Among the many and varied local produce that are plentiful in Fiji, one often neglected fruit is regarded as one of nature's best superfoods - guava. There are plenty reasons why you should be eating more of this delicious tropical fruit. Guavas are ...

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The Northern Mariana Islands battle with hepatitis B in children successful - Outbreak News Today

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 01:06

Outbreak News Today

The Northern Mariana Islands battle with hepatitis B in children successful
Outbreak News Today
“On behalf of WHO, I wholeheartedly congratulate the Northern Mariana Islands for reaching this important public health milestone,” said Dr Shin Young-soo, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific. “Reducing hepatitis B infection among children to ...

He gave away a fortune and remained anonymous for years - CBC.ca

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 22:01

CBC.ca

He gave away a fortune and remained anonymous for years
CBC.ca
Foote was diagnosed with cancer in April 2004, and returned to Edmonton for treatment at the Cross Cancer Institute. But the disease had taken a firm grip, and he died one month later, leaving behind a will which left only a tiny fraction of his $220 ...

Cancer Support Community Holds Successful Poker Bowl - Pasadena Now

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 08:55

Pasadena Now

Cancer Support Community Holds Successful Poker Bowl
Pasadena Now
Prizes included $1,000 in American Express Cards, Dodger Dugout and Dodger tickets, Stanford/UCLA Football tickets & hotel accommodations, , Hollywood Bowl tickets, a Catalina Island package, Apple TV, Santa Anita Racetrack Package, Disneyland Park ...

Beach reads for techies 2017 - Computerworld

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 23:07

Computerworld

Beach reads for techies 2017
Computerworld
She finished the 2010-2011 season after being diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease, and her death in 2016 was a loss felt by countless players and fans.” Top recommendations for .... Vacation plans: Europe or Pacific Islands. Reading list ...

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Radiation-exposed Corals of Bikini Atoll May Hold Insights on Cancer - Laboratory Equipment

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 07:20

Laboratory Equipment

Radiation-exposed Corals of Bikini Atoll May Hold Insights on Cancer
Laboratory Equipment
More than 70 years after the U.S. tested atomic bombs on a ring of sand in the Pacific Ocean called Bikini Atoll, Stanford researchers are studying how long-term radiation exposure there has affected corals that normally grow for centuries without ...

Gastric Cancer: Local and Global Burden - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:44

Gastric Cancer: Local and Global Burden
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
In the United States, the incidence of gastric cancer is highest in non-Hispanic blacks, individuals of Asian and Pacific Island descent, and Hispanic and Latino individuals; in these populations, the incidence is nearly twice that of non-Hispanic ...

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China's Liu Xiaobo cannot be moved elsewhere for cancer treatment: source - The Japan Times

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 02:10

The Japan Times

China's Liu Xiaobo cannot be moved elsewhere for cancer treatment: source
The Japan Times
BEIJING – Chinese authorities on Thursday told U.S., German and European Union diplomats that Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Liu Xiaobo can not be moved to get medical treatment elsewhere due to his illness, a source briefed on the meeting said.
Taiwan offers cancer treatment to China dissident LiuRappler

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Anne Cleveland, oldest to swim English Channel both ways, dies at 61 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 17:33

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Anne Cleveland, oldest to swim English Channel both ways, dies at 61
The San Diego Union-Tribune
La Jolla's Anne Cleveland, who in 2004 became the oldest person to swim from England to France then back to England, died on Saturday after battling pancreatic cancer. She was 61. Cleveland grew up in La Jolla and was drawn to the Pacific Ocean. She ...

India's Bet on World Domination … in Health Care - OZY

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 17:02

OZY

India's Bet on World Domination … in Health Care
OZY
And, for more than a century, parts of East Africa, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands have hosted Indian-origin communities, initially as indentured labor. “That historic ... In Nairobi last year, he also promised a cancer hospital ...

Deaths for the week of June 30, 2017 - Jweekly.com

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 08:17

Jweekly.com

Deaths for the week of June 30, 2017
Jweekly.com
During the course of World War II, Art was stationed in the South Pacific, including Christmas Island, Australia and New Guinea, overseeing the construction of airstrips and other landing support. In 1945 he was transferred to Fort Lewis, Washington ...

The radiation-exposed corals of Bikini Atoll may hold insights on cancer - Stanford University News

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 22:26

Stanford University News

The radiation-exposed corals of Bikini Atoll may hold insights on cancer
Stanford University News
More than 70 years after the U.S. tested atomic bombs on a ring of sand in the Pacific Ocean called Bikini Atoll, Stanford researchers are studying how long-term radiation exposure there has affected corals that normally grow for centuries without ...

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Taiwan offers cancer treatment to China dissident Liu - Rappler

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 20:26

Rappler

Taiwan offers cancer treatment to China dissident Liu
Rappler
TAIPEI, Taiwan – Taiwan said Wednesday, June 28, that it was willing to offer cancer-stricken Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo treatment after prison officials granted him medical parole, in a move likely to rile Beijing. The offer came a day after China ...
China's Liu Xiaobo cannot be moved elsewhere for cancer treatment: sourceThe Japan Times

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Ban the bomb – how NZ's ordinary 'Davids' checked the nuclear ... - Asia Pacific Report

Pacific Islands Cancer News (Google) - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:44

Asia Pacific Report

Ban the bomb – how NZ's ordinary 'Davids' checked the nuclear ...
Asia Pacific Report
As we conclude the month of June 2017, it would be remiss of me not to draw our attention to our neighbour New Zealand, which yesterday broke a 14-year ...

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