Today is World Cancer Day. We at the Hong Kong Cancer Fund understand the special pressures and anxiety those experiencing cancer are going through. Our clients and their caregivers rely on our professional services at our Support Centres in the community to help them manage their anxiety and the side-effects from treatment.
Hong Kong Cancer Survivor Mike Kennedy enlisted the support of his fellow friends at the Kowloon Cricket Club to participate in this year’s Stride for a Cure (SFC) – Hong Kong Cancer Fund’s annual walkathon to raise money for cancer research.
Hong Kong Cancer Fund took part in Bowel Cancer Awareness Day yesterday in Shatin, organised by the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
In partnership with St. Paul’s Hospital, Hong Kong Cancer Fund is offering discounted colonoscopies to men and women aged 50 or above at HK$6,000 (original price HK$7,000) to the first 150 people to apply.
Salvatore Ferragamo has created a pink collection of bags, shoes, T-shirts and accessories that pays homage to the brand’s heritage, using CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Element as a key component of the design.
It has been brought to our attention that a commercial organisation, Medifast, has been promoting breast screening services under the guise of Pink Revolution, a registered trademark belonging to the Hong Kong Cancer Fund.
This is an important announcement to the public and to our loyal donors from Hong Kong Cancer Fund.
“I, like many other people, fear cancer. In December 2004, I was very upset when I was diagnosed of breast cancer.
Cancer Fund have taken a forward-thinking approach to expand their reach throughout community, with the development of a bi-lingual online application called CancerCare, where Apple iPhone and iPod Touch users are able to download cancer fact sheets and support information to their handheld device for free.
For 27 years Cancer Fund has been providing free information, professional guidance, and peer support to anyone living with or affected by cancer.
Cancer Fund is a founding member of the Face-to-Face Monthly Giving Alliance.
Starting 12 March 2009, Cancer Fund will run a weekly column over 8-consecutive weeks, addressing some of the basics topics and questions relating to cancer in an effort to raise awareness of cancer and our free support services.
Ever wanted to create your own fundraising project or event to raise money in support of Cancer Fund’s free services?
As news of Hong Kong’s 2009-2010 Budget was announced, anti-tobacco campaigners and health advocates were pleased to hear that local tobacco duty is set to increase 50% with immediate effect, following repeated calls from health experts for the government to consider raising tobacco taxes.
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