Site Domain Update: KatFredTing.com

Hello! I'm happy to update everyone that Kat has finally decided to join me in this blog site. We revamped its looks to add a little touch of her personality. We also changed the domain name to http://www.KatFredTing.com (previously http://www.FredTing.com). Expect us to share short stories about our lives individually and together, highlighting the unique … Continue reading Site Domain Update: KatFredTing.com

The UP-DOH Quality of Life Scale for Cancer Patients

During my fellowship training in Medical Oncology, I have learned the value and importance of the Quality of Life (QoL) of our cancer patients. As more and more treatments are becoming available that cure and / or extend the lives of our cancer patients, the challenge is to balance increasing survival and maintaining the best … Continue reading The UP-DOH Quality of Life Scale for Cancer Patients

Our God is a Perfect God -Conversations over Lemongrass, Herbs and Passion Fruit Soda

A couple of weeks ago, Lance (who blogs at http://www.bottledbrain.com) and I were privileged to receive a grant from ESMO (European Society of Medical Oncology) to attend an advanced course in prostate cancer. Lance is my fellowship batchmate whom I’ve probably had the most conversations with -not only because we both live in Ortigas and … Continue reading Our God is a Perfect God -Conversations over Lemongrass, Herbs and Passion Fruit Soda

HARRISON’S Principles of Internal Medicine 20th Edition

    Hi there! Below is the link to a pdf copy of the new Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine 20th Edition book. I got this copy from my former Chief Fellow (Dr. Vergara) in the hospital where I am currently doing my Fellowship Training in Medical Oncology (UP-PGH). I am sharing it with you, for … Continue reading HARRISON’S Principles of Internal Medicine 20th Edition

10 Things We Were Reminded at the ESMO Head and Neck Preceptorship

Last weekend (April 13-14, 2019), I was very fortunate to have had the opportunity of participating at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Head and Neck Cancer Preceptorship Programme held at Kowloon, Hong Kong. This program was chaired by the leading experts in the field -Dr. Anthony Chan from Hong Kong and Dr. Jean-Pascal … Continue reading 10 Things We Were Reminded at the ESMO Head and Neck Preceptorship

Two Monks and the Bees by Sir Joey

Yesterday during one of our conferences at the UP-PGH Section of Medical Oncology, our chairman Dr. Jorge Ignacio reminded us to never get tired of serving the Filipino people especially the poor, the sick, and the dying. No matter what the circumstance is and despite of all the unique pressures and challenges we encounter in … Continue reading Two Monks and the Bees by Sir Joey