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Cancer is life changing

26 February, 2015

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

Taking Risks and Living Life

29 January, 2015

It was a quiet holiday for me this year. Unlike many who travelled during the December school holidays and especially...

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...