News: Chemotherapy Kill Cancer Patients, Not Cancer?

The good intentions: The study published in reputable The Lancet Oncology journal emphasised the importance of proper selection of cancer patients for chemotherapy treatment, especially patients who are old or have poor performance status. The study also stressed on the importance of mortality review in order to improve clinical decision making (identifying patients who does…… Continue reading News: Chemotherapy Kill Cancer Patients, Not Cancer?

Advanced cancer/ Stage 4: When Will I Die?

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?