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ARTICLES CONTRIBUTED BY DR RICHARD QUEK

Stage 4 Kidney Cancer Treatment – 3 Big Paradigm Shifts

Written by: Dr Richard Quek
21 June, 2020

While early stage kidney cancer can be cured with surgery, advanced stage 4 kidney cancer is unlikely to be cured....

Coronavirus (COVID-19): What Cancer Patients Need to Know

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
16 March, 2020

Medical oncologists from PCC answer the most pressing questions for patients undergoing cancer treatment during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019)...

Paradigm Shift in Cancer Treatment

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
26 December, 2019

Medical advancements have ushered in a new era in personalised cancer treatment, giving patients better outcomes and quality of life....

About Sarcomas: Diagnosis & Treatment

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
9 July, 2019

Dr Richard Quek from Parkway Cancer Centre and Dr Leon Foo from Island Orthopaedic Consultants talk about how this tumour...

Overcoming the Silent Killer that’s Kidney Cancer

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
27 June, 2019

Historically, with kidney cancer being a very chemo-resistant cancer, the treatment options were limited.With the advancement of medical science, doctors...

Cancer on the Rise in Young Adults: Is Obesity a link?

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
29 April, 2019

What was striking was that young people born later were more likely to get cancer than those born in the...

Immunotherapy: A New Boost For Cancer Treatment

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
11 March, 2019

Immunotherapy, a new form of cancer treatment, is gaining ground as researchers find that it is effective against many different...

Up Close & Personal with Dr Richard Quek

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
8 October, 2018

A desire to cure people and understand more about cancers led Dr Richard Quek from Parkway Cancer Centre to focus...

Sarcoma – A Complex, Aggressive Cancer: 4 Main Types

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
2 August, 2018

Sarcomas are cancers which develop from the mesenchymal layer of our body. Broadly, they can be divided into bone and...