Thursday, November 12, 2015

Asian Hospital and Medical Center holds lecture on Immuno-thoracic Oncology

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer death anywhere in the world. In observance of the Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Asian Hospital and Medical Center Asian Cancer Institute presented a lecture on Immuno-thoracic Oncology last November 10, 2015 in collaboration with Stephen Solarz International Fellowship Program.

Dr. David S. Schrump shared the latest developments in the field of thoracic oncology. Treatment appears to be more successful by employing latest guidelines designed to catch lung cancer early.

The Thoracic Oncology Unit at the Asian Hospital is made up of dedicated team of specialists who share the common goal of treating cancer in its state-of-the-art facility using multidisiplinary approach. The team works together to lead patients to the path of recovery with unmatched patient care.

Thoracic oncology refers to cancers that affect the chest area. They provide treatment to patients with lunch cancer, esophageal cancer, mesothelioma and other cancers located in the chest.

Tobacco-related carcinogenesis While smokers have the highest risk of developing Lung Cancer, the number of non-smokers exposed to environmental tobacco smoke contracting the disease is on the uprise. Lung tumorigenesis proceeds through different molecular mechanisms according to smoking status or extent of Tobacco smoke exposure. Passive smoking or breathing other people's tobacco smoke has been identified as a cause of lung cancer.

Lung resection can provide cure in some cancer cases that had been discovered early. the surgeical removal of a part of the lung may depend on the patient's diagnosis.

On Asian Hospital and Medical Center (AHMC)

Asian Hospital and Medical Center is a tertiary hospital which forms part of the Metro pacific Hospital, the largest private hospital group in the country being managed by Metro Pacific Investments Corporation.

Asian Cancer Institute (ACI) represents AHMC's global expertise in cancer care. Unveiled in July 2015, ACI offers a world-class integrative cancer care facility. It boasts of the most advance Radio Therapy services with its new TomoDirect Tomotherapy HDA-H Series Machine system that treat a full spectrum of patients without compromise. It also has an advanced High Dose Rate capable Brachytherapy system and MX16 Evo CT scans.

Visit to know more about the comprehensive, multidisiplinary services it offers.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Christmas Carnivale is now on it's 8th Year

The grandest Christmas Bazaar in the South of Metro is back. Now on its 8th year, Christmas Carnivale promises a fun-filled weekend for the whole family.

Where else will you find magicians and bubble shows for the little ones while the adult go around to shop? Best of all, entrance is FREE.

Shop 'till you drop at the Christmas Carnivale this November 21-22, 2015 from 10AM to 9 PM at the Filinvest Tent, Spectrum Midway, Muntinlupa City. The older kids can go for Go-Kart track for a little adrenalin rush. The Food Court offers yummy dish options from Felicia’s, Wit’s Granola, Boneless Bob’s, El Chupacabra and others.

Visit the Christmas Carnivale’s FB event page to get updates straight from the organizer, Zonta Club Alabang.

Make a difference in the lives of other people by simply shopping at Christmas Carnivale. By shopping, you support local merchants, and help Zonta Club of Alabang fund their various charity programs directed towards improving the plight of women and children.

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