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blood disorders

Leukaemia: Why is it deadly & what’s the outlook / prognosis?

Written by: Dr Lee Yuh Shan
4 September, 2020

Why is leukaemia a deadly cancer? How can patients survive leukaemia?There are two groups of leukaemia - acute and chronic...

Hodgkin Lymphoma: Chances of Cure Improved

Contributed by: Dr Ivan Tham Weng Keong
15 July, 2020

Curing Hodgkin lymphomaParkway Cancer Centre’s Dr Ivan Tham looks at how chances of cure for this blood cancer were improved.Nowadays,...

4 Myths About Blood Cancer Debunked in 2020

Contributed by: Dr Lee Yuh Shan
15 July, 2020

4 myths about blood cancerWrong ideas about blood cancer may lead to needless fear and worry, or wrong decisions about...

COVID-19 & Bone Marrow Transplant: Should we wait?

Written by: Dr Colin Phipps Diong
21 June, 2020

What are the risks of undergoing a bone marrow transplant usually and now (COVID19)? Should patients proceed with the transplant...

Thalassaemia: More Precise Tests Needed To Rule It Out

Contributed by: Dr Anselm Lee Chi-Wai
8 June, 2019

Thalassaemia: More tests neededDoctors who are testing for thalassaemia, an inherited blood disorder, need to do more precise tests to...

6 Common Types of Blood Tests (e.g. Cancer Blood Test) Explained

13 November, 2018

Blood tests: Clearing the airThere are many different types of blood tests. Here’s a quick look at the most common...