In line with the vision of the Foundation to develop the bayanihan spirit in helping leukemia patients, EPCALM is launching a community fund raiser on December 19, 2010 for leukemia patient Karen Pajarillaga. The event entitled “EPCALM for Karen” will be a … Continued
Almost ten years ago I also wrote about this man. I am not a writer but the article (which was published in the official paper of PMC) came from the deepest part of my heart that many who were able … Continued
I am reluctant to make any kind of “updates” the past few days, as putting my mind into words seems to be a hard “task” for me these days. It must be the long term effects of my medications … Continued
DEATH is an inevitable reality that freezes everyone with fear. Less powerful than love yet it has more capacity than love to change a person’s perspective in life. As the last days of my isolation comes near, thoughts of … Continued
Tomorrow is my 30th day since I was discharged from the hospital. They said that most patients get readmitted in two to three weeks time because of acquired infection or LBM and I am lucky to be one of … Continued
Finally I am now admitted at the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit of St. Luke’s Medical Center. The agony of waiting is now being paid with a reward. Alone in the room, I had the glimpse of the day I … Continued
Since the day I was sentenced to live my life differently, it has been my husband who corresponded with friends and acquaintances in my behalf. Very much like a Press Relations Officer, he accounted for every detail of what was … Continued
This Patient Journals section is intended to provide a close glimpse into the personal experiences of leukemia patients, as they journey through the disease. By writing about their trials, hopes, fears, joys, sadnesses, blessings, frustrations and thanskgiving moments, patients get to share what … Continued
Good day. My wife and I have very simple want in our lives, which is to give our children a simple yet happy and fulfilled childhood. We try to do our duty for others the best way we can, she … Continued
EPCALM went out of Dumaguete City for the first time and held the EPCALM Free Clinic at Barangay Okiot, Polo, Bais City, Negros Oriental, Philippines. The event was facilitated and organized by the Cabanag Family. Around 300-400 patients participated in … Continued
2nd EPCALM Free Clinic held in the Laguna District, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental Philippines, with around 200 patients.
1st EPCALM Free Clinic held in the Laguna District, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines with around 150 patients.