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New system for radiotherapy

Contributed by: Dr Lee Kuo Ann
28 June, 2015

Parkway’s new radiation oncology centre at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital features the Varian TrueBeam system. Dr Lee Kuo Ann, a...

Defying the odds

28 June, 2015

It is never easy to tell someone that he or she has an incurable cancer, and especially if the patient...

Fighting cancer with immunotherapy

25 June, 2015

I have just returned from my annual trip to the United States. Every year, on the first weekend of June, tens...

HPV: A leading cause of cervical cancer

Contributed by: Dr See Hui Ti
28 May, 2015

Cervical cancer, or cancer affecting the lower part of the womb, is one of the top 10 cancers in women...

Cervical cancer: There’s hope

28 May, 2015

Dr Chia Yin Nin, a Senior Consultant Gynaecologist at Gynaecology & Oncology Specialists, explains the new gold standard in treating...

Threading the needle

28 May, 2015

Needlework and fabric-based handicrafts were once commonplace. Nonetheless, as industrialisation brings about affordable and hence throwaway fashion, sewing kits and...

A doctor’s ‘deep art’

28 May, 2015

To Dr Tan Wu Meng, caring for the patient goes far beyond giving the best medical treatment. As a medical...

Follow-up for what?

28 May, 2015

I am the sort who would rather know more rather than less, know early rather than late – this quest...

“You were like a brother to him”

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
30 April, 2015

One of the hardest tasks for a cancer specialist to deal with is to face the family when a patient...