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The Many Faces Of Cancer: Common Types of Children’s Cancer in the Philippines

By Aina Licodine Aggressive and deep-seated— that’s how Dr. Mae Concepcion Dolendo, the founder of the charitable institution House of Hope, described pediatric cancer to the Business Mirror. Indeed, pediatric cancer is a complicated disease. Despite the breakthroughs in science and technology in recent years, the cause of pediatric cancer remains a medical mystery up …

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Cancer in Children and Adolescents in the Philippines

Fortunately, there are available treatments for most childhood cancers in the form of generic medicines, surgery, and radiotherapy. More than 80% of children with cancer are cured in developed countries. However, only 20% of the children diagnosed with cancer are cured in developing countries such as the Philippines.  Childhood Cancer in the Philippines According to …

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