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Advanced cancer/ Stage 4: When Will I Die?

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?

Meeting With Alex Lee

Meeting With Alex Lee

I'm very fortunate to meet with Alex Lee, who had been involved in charity work and volunteering for the past 6 years. Seeing the waiting, delays and sufferings encountered by cancer patients, he had been bringing a lot of cancer patients for immediate treatment with help from public and some at his own cost. Truly … Continue reading Meeting With Alex Lee

Breast Reconstruction in Breast Cancer; To Do Before or After Radiotherapy?

Breast Reconstruction in Breast Cancer; To Do Before or After Radiotherapy?

Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Oncoplastic breast surgery is an advancement in breast cancer surgery to achieve widened surgical margin and to optimize cosmetic outcome while maintaining reduced local recurrence rate altogether. The importance of a woman's breasts shouldn't be underestimated as it provide a sense of being whole to a woman. Some women would rather avoid … Continue reading Breast Reconstruction in Breast Cancer; To Do Before or After Radiotherapy?

Advanced Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) – Best Treatments to Overcome This Aggressive Cancer

Advanced Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) – Best Treatments to Overcome This Aggressive Cancer

Introduction Just some brief information (numbers) on small cell lung cancer (SCLC) before I jump into treatments for advanced SCLC. 20% of all lung cancers 95% are cigarette smokers (remaining I strongly believe is caused by second hand smoke (SHS) or environmental tobacco smoke (ETC) also) 90% of the tumor is located centrally 70-80% are … Continue reading Advanced Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) – Best Treatments to Overcome This Aggressive Cancer