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Honouring the tree of life

28 January, 2015

Cancer survivors and caregivers visit a secret garden to find out more about the healing power of nature. In November,...

When cancer runs through blood

28 January, 2015

Dr Lim ZiYi, Senior Consultant, Haematology, at Parkway Cancer Centre, answers common questions about leukaemia and addresses some misconceptions. Is...

Do acidic diets cause cancer?

28 January, 2015

The short answer is “no”. But if you need an explanation as to why it doesn’t, here it is: The...

Bending the rules

24 December, 2014

In my experience, one of the hardest things for a doctor to do is to tell a patient to stop...

Against the odds

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
27 November, 2014

There are some things that men avoid talking about because it is rather embarrassing, especially when it pertains to their private parts. A man’s sense of identity...

New versus Old Treatment

30 October, 2014

It was a nail-biting decision – my patient was likely to have only one chance left and we had to...

Moral Luck and Slim Odds

25 September, 2014

When faced with cancer patients in poor physical condition or those with metastatic cancers which are not really responsive to...

The final journey

30 July, 2014

There was the usual chatter at the family dinner table but my mind was somewhere else.  The scene that kept...

Non-compliant Patients

26 June, 2014

Being a doctor can sometimes be quite frustrating. You tend to get upset when patients fail to accept established clinical...