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Cancers in kids: Rare, but curable

Contributed by: Dr Anselm Lee Chi-Wai
28 June, 2015

Cancers can affect anyone from an infant to an elderly person. But childhood cancers are extremely rare: Each year, 30...

Good morning, Vietnam!

28 June, 2015

Doctors and staff at PCC’s CanHOPE centre in Ho Chi Minh City make special efforts to know their patients well....

Kidney cancer: When toxic cells invade

28 June, 2015

The kidneys are crucial in helping the body clear toxins but what happens when uncontrolled toxic cancer cells develop in...

All about juicing

28 June, 2015

Even before the workshop started, a 47-year-old participant lamented: “I started juicing after reading the health benefits online, but later,...

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...