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Hospital Tumor Board

Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center

 

Unified Concept on Cancer, Its Causes, Prevention, Cure, and Palliation

December 19, 2002

8-10 am

 

Presiding Officer: Dr. Reynaldo O. Joson

 

Members present:

Representatives from

ENT(X)

IM

OPHTHA (X)

PATHO

PEDIA (X)

RADIOLOGY (X)

RADIOTx

SURGERY

OB-GYN

ANES (X)

DERMA (X)

 

Agenda:

  1. Approval of minutes of October 17, 2002 meeting
  2. Unified Concept on cancer, its causes, prevention, cure, and palliation
  3. Plan for next meeting
  4. Other matters

 

Output of meeting:

Agenda

Output

1.       Approval of minutes of  October 17, 2002 meeting

Approved with no correction

 

2.       Unified concept

Statements on Certain Cancer Issues

What is cancer?

What causes cancer?

What is the implication of the present knowledge of cancer causation on prevention?

What is the implication of the present knowledge of cancer causation on treatment?

What is cancer cure?

What is a curative cancer treatment?

What is a palliative cancer treatment?

3.       Plans for next meeting

February 20 (3rd Thursday, 8-10 am), 2003

Agenda: Unified concept on cancer palliative treatment; annual cancer registry (2002); department research proposals on cancer

See attached: Statements on Certain Cancer Issues (December 19, 2002)

 

Prepared by:

Reviewed by:

Approved by:

 

 

 

 

Rolando de Guzman, MD

Sonia Comia, MD

Reynaldo Joson, MD