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Wilhelmina Fonds
By Edition On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

September is Prinses Wilhelmina Fonds Collection Month. This year’s slogan is “Help Us, Help Them”

WILLEMSTAD - From 1949, The Prinses Wilhelmina Fonds PWF), a Curaçao foundation, has given support and guidance to cancer patients and their families. On September 1st PWF officially starts its collection month, More...

Ride for the roses
By Edition On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Vice President Ride for the Roses will walk 1000 kilometers

WILLEMSTAD - Curd Evertsz will walk 1000 kilometers as a variation on the 'Walk for the Roses'. The vice president himself has cancer and wants to raise money every month until the next edition of the Ride for the More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

From a patient’s log book

Interior designer Marcel Wanders put in rooms, lobbies and restaurants of the Kameha Grand Hotel of Bonn, Front Moooi’s Pig tables, at Euro 3,000 apiece, in the stunning wing-shaped building by Karl-Heinz Schommer, More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Three strikes and you are out

My lymphoma that developed  in June 2014, has relapsed for the third time, and this time with a fury. A 10x20 cm large tumor grew into the lower right, abdominal area, with multiple, large metastasis in the pelvic More...

Ride for the roses
By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Ride for the Roses equals last year’s success

WILLEMSTAD - The fourteenth Ride for the Roses has raised almost 500,000 guilders with almost ten thousand participants. That is just as much as the previous edition. With the ride, walk, swim, spinergy and sailm More...

By Edition On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

How to navigate holiday eating when you have cancer

Family gatherings, office parties and lots and lots of food. The holidays are in full swing and, once again, food and drink seem to be the focus of every event. If you're coping with cancer during the winter holidays, More...

ride for the roses
By Edition On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Ride for the Roses starts with film “Wonder”

WILLEMSTAD - The fourteenth edition of Ride for the Roses will be held on January 21 next year. Just as in recent years, 10,000 participants are expected again for the various components of Ride for the Roses: cycling, More...

By Edition On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

New research shows sugar fuelling various forms of cancer

One type of cancer – which can be found in the lungs, head, neck, oesophagus and cervix – has a bigger appetite for sugar than others. TEXAS – Health officials across the Caribbean are becoming increasingly More...

By Edition On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Ice caps worn during chemo help prevent hair loss in cancer patients

NEW YORK – In most parts of the world, hair loss is considered an inevitable part of chemotherapy, and one of the most emotionally distressing aspects of cancer treatment. But advances in scalp-cooling technology, More...

By Edition On Monday, February 6th, 2017

World Cancer day Feb 4-2017

Cancer awareness has become a global health priority at a time when it is the second leading cause of death worldwide(more than 8 million death every year), today more than twice as many people die from cancer More...