Stef dela Cruz: Doctor, Blogger, Writer

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Current Rank: 5 (Health & Medicine)
Site Description: Official website and blog of Dr. Stef dela Cruz, a doctor-writer. She received the 2013 Health Media Awards from the Department of Health. Her main advocacy is promoting cancer/ health awareness through her writing.
Date Joined: Jan 2, 2013

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Latest Blog Posts

Anti-CD47: The Ultimate Cure for Cancer?
on Apr 14, 2013 in Health Article Writer I found it hard to resist the urge to blog about something I read online last night. Apparently, the ultimate cure for cancer – not just one, but apparently all types of cancer – has been discovered. It comes in the form of anti-CD47, an antibody...

HPV Vaccination: Where You Come In
on Mar 15, 2013 in Doctor I’ve explained in a previous post why I write about cancer. After all, I don’t have cancer. My mom doesn't have cancer. My father doesn’t have cancer. And yet, I write about it, about HPV vaccination, and about how this can help prevent cancer...

HPV Vaccination: DOH Having Second Thoughts?
on Mar 11, 2013 in Health Article Writer Is the Department of Health having second thoughts about implementing a nationwide HPV vaccination program? During the 2nd HPV Summit, Dr. Eric Tayag said, “We won’t push for HPV vaccination until you organize your Pap smears.” Is the verdict s...

Philippine HPV Vaccination Program In The Works?
on Mar 8, 2013 in Health Article Writer HPV infection has been linked to cervical cancer, making the HPV vaccine an “anti-cancer” vaccine. But given the hefty price tag of HPV vaccines, the Philippine government had second thoughts in the past about implementing a nationwide HPV vaccin...

HPV Vaccine: Fighting Cervical Cancer, One Shot At A Time
on Mar 5, 2013 in Health Article Writer Not too many vaccines can fight cancer. Thankfully, the HPV vaccine can! The HPV vaccine has been touted for its anti-cancer properties - in a nutshell: It can fight cervical cancer by preventing Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection. (In case you we...

How Cancer Loses: Blog Feature
on Jan 24, 2013 in Blogger About a week ago, Cecile Jaleco generously shared her story about her only child’s fight with leukemia with this blogger. Despite having already faced the challenge of a lifetime, Cecile’s troubles were far from over: she herself was diagnosed wi...

Mother and Daughter Fight Cancer
on Jan 20, 2013 in Doctor A few days ago, Cecile Jaleco started sharing the story of how her only child, Carmella, was diagnosed with leukemia. Cecile said that her daughter’s battle against cancer taught her a valuable lesson in humility. “We needed blood transfusions fo...

Leukemia According to Carmella
on Jan 17, 2013 in Health Article Writer As a doctor, I believe that cancer is the next hypertension. In one of the magazines I contribute health articles to, I mentioned how cancer is literally next to hypertension and other cardiovascular disorders as the most common cause of death. If d...

Inviting All Cancer Warriors in the Philippines!
on Jan 9, 2013 in Doctor Allow me to tap my doctor roots. I’m inviting all cancer warriors and survivors to attend a morning of holistic healing this January 26, 2013! If you’re tired and stressed, perhaps it’s time for you to listen to violins, watch beautiful dancers...

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on Jan 6, 2013 in Blogger Doctor

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