The Philippine Cancer Society, Inc. (PCSI) is a private, non-stock, non-profit corporation registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on 22 December 1956. It was founded by a group of laymen and medical doctors with the aim of “helping the Filipino cope with cancer by preventing it and diminishing death caused by it, especially among the disadvantaged, through information, education, advocacy and focused services.”
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The country’s glamorous philanthropists for 2014 walk the fashion ramp on September 23 at the Rizal Ballroom of the Makati Shangri-La Hotel to raise funds for the Philippine Cancer Society’s (PCS) programs for distressed cancer patients. The awardees for the PCS’ Best Dressed Women of the Philippines include: Style Icons Myrna Tang Yao (Richwell), Marife Zamora (Convergys) and Congresswoman Linabelle Ruth Villarica; BDWP awardees Annette Gozon-Abrograr, Len Alonte, Catherine Arambulo-Antonio, Arlene Arcillas, Girlie Maita Ejercito, Kim Haw, Pauline Laverne Lim, Lynette Padolina, Jennifer Sarmiento, Elizabeth Ventura and Ofelia Wadle. Now on its 10th Year, the BDWP is ably organized by a Selection and Organizing Committee composed of Imelda Cojuangco as Honorary Chairperson, Consul Ong as event chair, Mabel Abano, Betty Chua, Roy Gonzales, Agnes Huibonhua, Sandie Poblador, Roselle Rebano, Elaine Villar and lifetime adviser Johnny Litton. “Indeed, the Society owes a lot to the BDWP over the last 10 years as they provide the much-needed funding support for most of our programs that affect the impoverished sector of our society,” said PCS board chairman Dr. Roberto M. Paterno.
To advance knowledge about cancer, combat the spread of the disease, and bring relief to those afflicted with cancer.
A country well prepared to meet the cancer challenge and a citizenry fully aware of the threats of the disease.