Man lied saying he had cancer and collected donations to play a poker tournament

(CNN) – A man from California (United States) admitted to having lied about his terminal cancer after receiving thousands of dollars in donations to play in a tournament of the World Series of Poker, according to reports Las Vegas Review-Journal. Robert Mercer claimed to have terminal stage 4 colon cancer and convinced people to donate […]

On September 30, Colombia will begin vaccinating men against the Human Papillomavirus

Reference image. With this vaccine it is hoped to prevent men from transmitting the virus. Photo: AP – AP Agency The Minister of Health, Guillermo Alfonso Jaramillo, announced today good news for public health in Colombia: starting September 30, children (men) will begin to be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer. […]

Some 40,000 breast cancer survivors in the world row dragon boats

At that time, breast cancer survivors received strict instructions. No lifting weights (gym, grandchildren), no golf or tennis, no repetitive and strenuous arm movements, no breaststroke swimming, no canoeing or canoeing. “We proposed the opposite: we invited 24 women who had had breast cancer, aged 31 to 62, to become rowers (with or without experience) […]

National Health Fund: HPV vaccination protects children against cancer

Vaccination against HPV is a preventive measure. They protect against the human papilloma virus, which can lead to the development of pre-cancerous conditions and cancers such as cervical cancer, vaginal cancer, anal cancer, penile cancer or genital warts – indicates the National Health Fund. Vaccination against HPV is a preventive measure. They are intended to […]

Know what makes ‘post-covid’ life complicated? Cancer

Josh Cochran for The Washington Post On a bright, warm day, and for the first time since my husband was diagnosed with a form of bone-marrow cancer called myelodysplastic syndrome earlier this year, I called a ride-hailing service to take me to my friends’ apartment near Japantown. The couple had newly bought and moved into […]

Pink crane raises funds to fight breast cancer in Monclova

(SERGIO A. RODRÍGUEZ) In October, the international day for the fight against breast cancer is celebrated and a company in Monclova allocates 25 percent of the profits it obtains from the rental of a crane that was painted pink to raise awareness among the population about this disease that It mainly affects women. According to […]

WBC Honors Breast Cancer Survivors in Querétaro

The World Boxing Council (WBC) traveled to Querétaro to honor, applaud and celebrate 27 incredibly brave women who have overcome and survived breast cancer. Present on the panel were Margarita Carrasco, MUCCAM President, Laura Pérez and Verónica Mariaca, cancer survivors, as well as Bernice Gaytán, boxer and cancer survivor. Also Demián Chávez, photographer; Christiane Manzur, […]