‘Until my next life’: Customer with three months left to live pens final ‘thank you’ note to Jollibee before chemotherapy
A cancer patient’s farewell bid to his favorite fast food restaurant in the Philippines is touching hearts on social media.
Different message: Mechelle Centurias, manager at a Jollibee outlet in Cebu City, shared a Facebook post on Friday narrating the story of a customer who wrote a “thank you” note on the back of his receipt.
An Asian American family living in Marietta, Ga., has launched a GoFundMe page to help raise money for their elderly father struggling with cancer.
An unfortunate relapse: Ronnie Chin, who recently turned 61, was diagnosed with stage 4 nasopharyngeal cancer in 2017. After receiving radiation and chemotherapy treatments, he became cancer-free for two years until his condition relapsed in July.
Maki Kaji, creator of the puzzle game Sudoku, has passed away at 69, his publishing company, Nikoli, announced on Tuesday.
The details: Kaji died in his home in Tokyo at 10:54 p.m. on Aug. 10. He suffered from bile duct cancer, a rare form of cancer that affects the ducts connecting the liver, gallbladder and small intestine.
Heartbreaking news: The 49-year-old professional billiard player said she intends to fight the disease with the same resolve she showed in her sport, according to American Poolplayers Association.
A team of scientists from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has developed a new technique that detects prostate cancer in patients with almost 100% accuracy within 20 minutes using only a urine sample. The research was funded by the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) and the results are published in the latest issue of ACS Nano.
The team, led by Dr. Kwan Hyi Lee from the Biomaterials Research Center and Professor In Gab Jeong from Asan Medical Center, introduced a smart A.I. analysis method to an electrical-signal-based ultrasensitive biosensor for the new technique, according to Phys.org.
Dr. Omar Atiq, an oncologist who founded the Arkansas Cancer Institute in Pine Bluff in 1991, has waived the bills of over 200 patients with a total worth of $650,000.
Atiq made the announcement via letters to his patients on Dec. 28, according to FOX16 KLRT.
A new study has found that younger Indian and Pakistani women have an increased rate of being diagnosed with more aggressive forms of breast cancer.
About the study: Researchers from the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey conducted a study to look into the increasing rates of breast cancer cases among South Asian women in the United States published in Rutgers Today.
A South Korean YouTuber mustered all the energy she had left to film a “goodbye video” for fans who witnessed her battle against cancer.
Eun Chan, better known as JIGUIN, succumbed to her condition on May 6, just a few days after she posted her final video.
British-Chinese director and non-profit founder WaiLo Li is creating a documentary with the goal of raising awareness for breast cancer and women’s health worldwide.
Born in British Hong Kong, raised in Worcestershire, England and having worked around the globe, WaiLo and her late mother, Elly Li, had gotten support for the documentary from top oncology and OBGYN consultants at Worcestershire Royal Hospital in England.
Corey Huh has been unable to see his wife, who was diagnosed with carcinosarcoma, late last week due to new hospital policies amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
He was told by a doctor at MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas that his wife won’t recover and that she might go into a coma.
After a long battle with cancer, talented artist Qing Han, aka Qinni, passed away at age 29 earlier this month.
The beloved artist from Canada, whose work inspired many for over a decade, left a multitude of fans and followers online devastated.
Vietnamese American serial entrepreneur Truong Thanh Thuy, also known as Thuy Muoi, passed away on Jan. 24 in Los Angeles after more than three years of fighting lung cancer. She was 35.
Thuy Muoi, who had contributed to NextShark, was known as Vietnam’s “Queen of Startups.” She founded the Salt Cancer Initiative (SCI), a nonprofit organization that provides information, education and emotional support for cancer patients in the Southeast Asian country.