Head and Neck Cancer (HNC): Health Campaign

Make Sense Campaign (MSC) MSC is a health campaign in Europe to raise awareness in head and neck cancer (HNC). The focus of the campaign are disease prevention, identifying the signs and symptoms of HNC and to encourage seeking medical advice early. In early stage HNC, the survival rate is as high as 80-90% but…… Continue reading Head and Neck Cancer (HNC): Health Campaign

Colorectal Cancer (CRC): Benefits of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Stage III CRC

Adjuvant treatment Adjuvant treatment is treatment given after primary treatment (eg. surgery). Types of adjuvant treatment for cancer are chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal therapy, targeted therapy and biologic therapy.  Why is adjuvant treatment important? Even if the surgery was successful at removing all visible tumor, microscopic cancer cells that cannot be seen by surgeon can be…… Continue reading Colorectal Cancer (CRC): Benefits of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Stage III CRC