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Cigarettes and Lung Cancer

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Your health could go up in smoke

A LOOK AT THE NUMBERS Smoking and Lung Cancer Lung cancer ranks as the #2 cancer in males, and #3 in females Smoking causes 85% – 90% of lung cancers Only 16.6% of lung cancer patients live > 5 years[...]

Chickenpox? Let’s throw a party!

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Why this disease should be taken seriously

You may have heard of ‘chickenpox parties’, where parents gather to expose their children to an infected child with chickenpox. These parties are organised with the belief that allowing children to come into contact with chickenpox will build their immunity[...]

Back in the Saddle

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Coming back from colon cancer

Bank manager Andi Tenrigappa, 55, loves his motorbikes and riding them. Last August, he went on holiday to the United States with his wife and son. After his wife and son went home to Makassar, Indonesia, Andi stayed on in[...]

Breast Cancer in Men

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The guys DO get it

When we talk about breast cancer, we invariably think of women. Associating breast cancer with women is not wrong, after all, it is the most common type of cancer affecting women globally. What many people fail to realise, is that[...]

HPV and Cervical Cancer

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Circumventing the deadly disease

A LOOK AT THE NUMBERSCervical Cancer in Singapore 10th most common cancer among women 1 case diagnosed every 2 days Causes 360 deaths a year, or 1 death every 5 days 25% of cases are diagnosed in women from 45[...]

Nail Alert!

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What these 10 common nail disorders say about your health

Changes to the fingernail, nail bed, or area surrounding the nails can provide clues on the disease afflicting the nail. Nail changes are often due to fungal infections or injury, but they could also indicate more serious underlying disorders. Here[...]

Ovarian Cancer

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Hope after diagnosis

The Story of Amanda Living well with late stage ovarian cancer Amanda, the 50-year-old lady whose story started this article, is an otherwise healthy and cheerful lady who is full of energy. Because she was usually healthy and does not[...]

Healer and Educator

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Dr Elisa Koh and her fight against gynaecological cancers

Oprah once said, “The real work of your life is to figure out your function – your part in the whole – as soon as possible, and then get about the business of fulfilling it as only you can.” Dr[...]

Bladder Bother

Figure 1. Staging of bladder cancer, based on depth of invasion into the muscular wall of the bladder

New advances in the treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer

The bladder is a hollow muscular organ whose twin functions are to store and empty urine produced by the kidneys. Bladder cancer refers to the uncontrolled growth of cells in the lining of the bladder wall. It occurs most commonly[...]

Serious and Dangerous

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Effective management of Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is an endemic disease in Asia. It is transmitted either vertically or horizontally. Vertical transmission refers to transmission from mother to newborn during childbirth. Horizontal transmission is the transmission via blood transfusion with contaminated blood or sexual intercourse[...]

Joy Overcast

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Dealing with pregnancy-associated breast cancer

Lynette had just gotten over the worst of her morning sickness when she felt the somewhat bony lump in her left breast. Her breasts were still sore and tender, and she couldn’t be sure if it were the hormones or[...]

New RFID System Reduces Patient Waiting Time at Cancer Centre

1. Active RFID is given at Registration

A new RFID system has enabled National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) to treat more chemotherapy patients and reduce their waiting times. The Health Ministry’s IT arm, IHiS, and NCCS have rolled out the Real-time Ambulatory Patient Information Deployment Enabler (Rapide)[...]

Less Is More

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Surgical advances in breast cancer treatment

Advances in the surgical treatment of breast cancer over the past two decades have been influenced by two factors – the impact of breast cancer screening and greater emphasis on the quality of survivorship as a result of improved survival.[...]

Under the Weather

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How to avoid the flu, heat rash, frostbites and other weather-related illnesses

You feel tired and your muscles are starting to ache. For some reason, you feel chilly. Then, you develop a stuffy nose. Your throat gets itchy then you start getting a cough. No matter what you do, you haven’t been[...]

Head and Neck Cancer at a Glance

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Symptoms, surgery and modes of treatment

The term “head and neck cancer” broadly comprises three pathologic groups – Cancer of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract (UADT), Thyroid Cancer, and Parotid and Major Salivary Gland Cancer. These three cancers are distinct from one another, with different natural histories[...]

Prostate Cancer 101

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A brief overview of prostate cancer basics

Prostate cancer is one of men’s worst nightmares. One of the most common types of cancer in men, prostate cancer affects a man’s reproductive system – a man’s prostate is a small walnut-shaped gland that produces the seminal fluid that[...]

Major Development in Nose Cancer Treatment Revealed

The results of an important nose cancer study, conducted by the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), were announced recently at a talk held in conjunction with the official launch of Run For Hope 2013 registrations. In this phase II clinical[...]

The Prostate Cancer Rundown

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What you need to know about diagnosis and treatment options for prostate cancer

The prostate is a walnut-shaped gland located below the bladder surrounding the urethra. Its secretions are a major ingredient in seminal fluid. The prostate gland is positioned very closely to the nerves and blood vessels that supply the penis for[...]

Know Your Breasts

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Be vigilant about breast health

The female breast is an asset, but it can also be a source of anxiety to many. With all the talk and conflicting evidence surrounding breast cancer, it is time to get our women educated and empowered to “Know their[...]

A Fresh Start

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Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy

BREAST CANCER IS the most common cancer in women. It relatively affects young women; the highest incidence is between 40 and 55 years old. The efforts to educate women on the benefits of early detection and treatment of breast cancer[...]

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