Tag: Cancer

Young chef-in-the-making helps Puttinu Cares

During the school lockdown period due to COVID-19, Gwen Gravina started presenting a daily recipe to her followers of her Facebook page Gwen’s Cooking Club.

Slumdog Millionaire actor Irrfan Khan passes away from cancer

Actor Irrfan Khan, who was well known for his roles in Life of Pi, Jurassic World, The Amazing Spider-Man and Slumdog Billionaire, as well as a number of Bollywood films died in Mumbai at the age of 53.

The EU needs to promote wider screening programmes for cancer –...

There should be a European-wide focus on increasing screening programmes for cancers in its many forms, the Maltese Labour MEP Alfred Sant...

Nobel Medicine Prize won by doctors for work on cells’ response...

Two Americans and a Briton won the 2019 Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for discovering a molecular switch that regulates how cells...

Watch: Colourful final farewell for Enrica

Colours filled St Julians’ Parish Church as family and friends paid their respects to Enrica Rose, a 13 year old girl who lost the...

Watch: A positive message from Roberto Carlos

In a positive and heart-warming message former Real Madrid and international defender Roberto Carlos appealed for positivity when engaging with cancer patients.The Brazilian legend...

70% of Maltese deaths were avoidable – Eurostat    

Eurostat statistics have shown that 69.9% of Maltese deaths of persons under 75 in 2016 were avoidable. There were a total of 868 avoidable...

Pitch booking for Puttinu football marathon now open

Places for this year’s football marathon in aid of Puttinu cares, are now open, the children cancer charity has announced.The 60 hour long football...

Watch: ‘Children shouldn’t have to face these diseases or even this...

‘Children should not have to suffer from diseases like this or face the psychological impact of this war,’ Dr Hamoud Hodeish, a Paediatric Oncologist...

Watch: ‘Please take care of my kids, I don’t want them...

Mohammed Al Kayal died after he was too weak to make the land journey across Yemen to an airport that there was no guarantee of flying out from. He is one of 32,000 people that died in the last three years because Yemen’s International Airport has been closed. The action has prevented many from seeking medical help for life threatening illnesses.