SBN-830: Philippine Cancer Center Act of 2016

An Act Creating The Philippine Cancer Center, Providing Funds Therefor And For Other Purposes

  • This bill aims to create a Philippine Cancer Center that will specialize in cancer treatments including among others chemotherapy, radiation and cobalt therapy. The Philippine Cancer Center shall also develop programs that would address the prevention and early detection of cancer to lower the risks of developing cancer among the Filipino population. The same cancer center shall also serve as a research and training institution that will specialize in cancer prevention, detection and treatment.
  • This bill also provides for government subsidy to the Philippine Cancer Center in the same manner that the state provides subsidies to the Philippine Heart Center, Philippine Lung Center and the National Kidney and Transplant Institute.


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