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Corazon A. Ngelangel

Biochemist, Achievement Award for the Chemical Sciences (2002)

Expertise: Medicine, Immunology, Oncology

CORAZON A. NGELANGEL is recognized, MD, MS, PhD President Dr. Ngelangel is a Professor of the UP-College of Medicine and also heads the Medical Oncology Sections of PGH and JRRMMC. She is a medical oncologist with an MS in clinical epidemiology (Rockefeller Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania) and PhD in Organization development (SAIDI). She is a prolific writer and researcher, and was most outstanding oncology researcher and teacher by the Philippine Society of Oncology and as most outstanding researcher by Philippine College of Physicians. She was most outstanding medical oncologist by the Philippine Society of Medical Oncologists. She has also been a consistent international publication awardee of UP. She is a past president of the Philippine Society of Medical Oncologist, and a catalyst in the initiation of the cancer support groups Kapisanan ng May K and ARUGA. She was a member of the Advisory Council for the DOH-Philippine Cancer Control Program, and has been a PCSI volunteer since 1988. She has been the Medical Director of Roche (Philippines) Inc. since 1990-2013.

Affiliation

Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of the Philippines, Manila

Association

    • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Member
    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Member

Award

    • Outstanding Book Award (Health Sciences Division), NAST, 2000

Research

    • 5 years survival data for top cancer sites in the Philippines [Completed]

Papers Presented

    • Digoxin reduces hypertensive cardiovascular events, l0th World Congress of Cardiology, Washington D.C.

Publication

    • Lu Lim, J., Apolinar, Ngelangel, C., et al., (1986) Control of pain in cancer patients a double blind cross over study comparing nalbuphine HCl and pentazine lactate
    • Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties Volume 41, No. 3
    • Ngelangel, C.A., (1987) Carcinoid tumor case series from 1972 to 1982 in the Philippine General Hospital
    • Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine Volume 25, No. 2
    • Apolinar, Ngelangel, C., et al., (1987) Cyclophosphamide Tehiposide Prednisone in the treatment of malignant lymphoma
    • Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine Volume 25, No. 2
    • Ngelangel, C.A., Festin, M.R., et al., (1997) PGH Handbook on Medical Research
    • University of the Philippines, Manila
    • Ngelangel, C., et al., (1997) Review of Philippine Cancer Facts and Figures
    • Dept. of Health Philippine Cancer Control Program, Manila
    • Ramiro, L., Ngelangel, C.A., (1999) Improving acceptance of pap's smear as a screening tool for cervical cancer
    • Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine Volume 37, No. 5
    • Ngelangel, C.A., Cordero, C.P., Lacaya, L., (1993) Woman and child health care knowledge, belief and practices among Filipino women.
    • Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine Volume 31:
    • Ngelangel, C.A., et al., (1994) Risk factors for breast cancer among Filipino women
    • Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine Volume 32, No. 5
    • Domingo, E.J., Noviani, R., ; Mohd Rushdan Md Noor; A Ngelangel, C.A. Limpaphayom, K.K., Tran Van Thuan, Louie, K.S., Quinn, M.A., (2008) Epidemiology and prevention of cervical cancer in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam
    • Vaccine Volume 26
    • Kei Siong Khoo; Syed Hasan Manzoor Zaidi; Vichien Srimuninnimit; Santai Song, S.; Nair, R.;Ngelangel, C.A.; Bustam A.;Reece W.H.H.; Lehnert, M., (2006) Gemcitabine and split-dose paclitaxel or docetaxel in metastatic breast cancer: a randomised phase II study
    • European Journal of Cancer - EUR J CANCER Volume 42, No. 12
    • Paola Pisani; D M Parkin; Corazon Ngelangel; Divina Esteban; Lorna Gibson; Marilou Munson; Mary Grace Reyes; Adriano Laudico, (2006) Outcome of screening by clinical examination of the breast in a trial in the Philippines
    • International Journal of Cancer - INT J CANCER Volume 118, No. 1
    • Gibson, L.J., Nicolas Mitton, M.N., Abigail Gines-Bautista, A.G./D Maxwell Parkin, Corazon Ngelangel, Paola Pisani, (2010) Risk factors for breast cancer among Filipino women in Manila
    • International Journal of Cancer - INT J CANCER , Volume 126, No. 2
    • Ramiro, L.S., Ngelangel C.A., Amarillo, M.L., Streiner, D., (1997) The UP-DOH QOL scale measures of quality of life of Filipino cancer patients
    • Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine Volume 35
    • Ngelangel, C.A., Ramiro, L.S., (1996) Process of disclosure in Philippine oncological practice
    • Philippine Journal of Oncology Volume 2, No. 1