National Cancer Awareness Month

February 1, 2021

In celebration of National Cancer Awareness Month this month of February, the Philippine Radiation Oncology Society or PROS is one with the country towards DOH-initiative #HealthyPilipinas.

Exactly two years ago, the National Integrated Cancer Control Act was also signed into a law wherein more radiotherapy facilities in several government hospitals across the country would have to be operational in the next few years towards holistic approach in cancer management.

PROS launched a digital poster competition among its 46 resident physicians with three (3) entries from nine (9) training institutions, namely

  • Cardinal Santos Medical Center
  • Makati Medical Center
  • Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical
  • Perpetual Help Medical Center - Las Piñas
  • Philippine General Hospital
  • St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Southern Philippines Medical Center
  • The Medical City
  • University of Santo Tomas.