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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...

Relieving pain, improving quality of life

Contributed by: Dr Kok Jaan Yang
28 April, 2015

Dr Kok Jaan Yang, a Senior Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Parkway Cancer Centre explains the what and whys of...

Hope blooms bright in Semarang

28 April, 2015

Dr Meidy Tanzil helps patients in Indonesia link up with PCC doctors in Singapore, and gives them support throughout.For cancer...

Can I have children after cancer?

Contributed by: Dr See Hui Ti
28 April, 2015

For a cancer survivor, deciding to have a baby raises special considerations. Both male and female cancer survivors have to...

How much time do I have, doctor?

28 April, 2015

Once the fact has sunk in that the Stage 4 cancer is incurable, the question that eventually comes up is...

Does sugar feed cancer?

Contributed by: Chloe Ong Siew Men
28 April, 2015

Many websites promote the theory that sugar makes cancer worse, or that the consumption of it makes it easier for...