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Mental support services in demand at the St Giles Hospital

There is an increase in mental illness cases in the last five years with the majority being men.

October 28, 2021 6:40 am
 

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Women must prioritize their health: Chan

The number of people diagnosed with breast cancer is steadily increasing but many cases still go unreported.

October 27, 2021 4:01 pm
 

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FMA welcomes the reduction in dose interval

The reduction in the gap between the two doses of AstraZeneca Vaccine will be an added advantage as it will provide better protection at an earlier stage.

October 26, 2021 1:11 pm
 

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Society urges patients to be mindful

People diagnosed with cancer can still live a good, quality life with proper treatment and help.

October 25, 2021 3:55 pm
 

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Not every lump is cancerous, get tested

Cancer is not a death sentence if detected early says Fiji Cancer Society President Makarava Wilson.

October 24, 2021 4:20 pm
 

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Don’t shy away from cancer treatment says survivor

Fijians diagnosed with cancer should not hesitate to seek treatment says a cancer survivor.

October 22, 2021 4:50 am
 

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98% of breast cancer patients are women

Fiji records up to 600 new cases of cancer every year, of which 130 are for breast cancer.

October 19, 2021 12:02 pm
 

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Young people also susceptible to breast cancer

Breast cancer does not discriminate as it can happen to anyone of any age group regardless of gender, race, or ethnicity.

October 19, 2021 7:37 am
 

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Urgent need to eradicate stigma associated with cancer

The stigma associated with breast cancer has forced some women to hide their problems from their families for fear of being criticized.

October 17, 2021 12:32 pm
 

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Late presentation continues to be a challenge

The Ministry of Health sees an average of two to three cancer patients in a week at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital in Suva.

October 17, 2021 6:35 am
 

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Family support is critical for patients says cancer survivor

Family support is vital for cancer patients as it gives them the strength to overcome pain and depression.

October 14, 2021 6:00 am
 

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Mental Health can be managed if detected early

Sanjeevani Medical Centre Director, Doctor Krupali Tappoo says there’s no health without mental health.

October 11, 2021 5:52 am

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