Mr C, who is in his early 60s, was diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer came with his two daughters for consultation. At the end of the consultation, one of the daughter accompanied her dad to go for venepuncture. The other daughter stayed back and ask, "Doc, how long will my dad be able to live?" … Continue reading Advanced cancer/ Stage 4: When Will I Die?
In order to improve prognosis/ survival of cancer patients, irrespective of the type and stage of cancers, patients should: Avoid Losing Weight Malnutrition, which leads to weight loss can be caused by various factors such as dietary avoidance/ 'pantang', dietary misconception, side effects from cancer treatments (low appetite/ nausea/ vomiting/ mucositis/ esophagitis/ diarrhea) or even … Continue reading Improving Cancer Survival, By Patients Themselves
Above is one of the chemotherapy that is used to fight against many different types of cancer. It's effective in curing cancer at early stages, controlling advanced cancer and palliate (providing patients with symptoms relief) at late stage. Instead, patients choose apricot seed, snake grass leaves, Vit B17 or others. There is always newer 'treatments/ … Continue reading Can Cancers Be Cured?
Our government is doing its very best to provide quality yet affordable healthcare for all. Affordable doesn't mean it should be free. Affordable means 'reasonably priced' and at lower cost to patients. Expecting treatment for RM1 or RM5 or free is just not sustainable at all in the long term as the cost of treatment escalates … Continue reading Complaint. Explanation. Understanding?
Points Across The study published in reputable The Lancet Oncology journal emphasised on proper selection of cancer patients for chemotherapy treatment, especially patients who are old or have poor performance status. importance of mortality review in order to improve clinical decision making (identifying patients who does not benefit or not suitable for chemotherapy treatment, eg. … Continue reading News: Chemotherapy Kill Cancer Patients. Not Cancer?