Category: Cancer

Cancer Japan

Cancer Survivors Share Joys of Life in Beer-Making Project

Cancer survivors voiced their hopes for the concept of the beer, saying that through the product, they want to “represent a sense of liberation after overcoming harsh medical treatment,” “share the joy and happiness of living” and “make a toast to departed friends.”

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Japan’s coronavirus crisis means cancer patients are urged to postpone screenings

In April, the health ministry urged the country’s 47 prefectures to call off cancer screenings in principle to prioritize coronavirus-related treatments. The move was also aimed at avoiding the three Cs of closed and crowded spaces involving close contact, seen as high-risk environments during the virus crisis.