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Breast Cancer in Young Women: Should I Care?

A 2015 report shows that 19% of breast cancers in Singapore occurred in women under 44. What would this mean for young women? Should they care? Find out more from Breast Surgeon Dr. Radhika as she talks all-things breast cancer in this article.
  • 16 Oct 2020
  • 4 mins read
Health

The Psychosocial and Non Modifiable Risks of Heart Disease

Dr. Bernard Kwok, our cardiologist, gives another perspective of CVD and how staying happy and positive could do wonders for the heart.
  • 30 Sep 2020
  • 3 mins read
Health

Ticking Time Bombs in the Head: Brain Aneurysms

Brain aneurysms are like ticking time bombs in our head. Learn more about their dangers and ways to treat them with lower risks from Interventional Radiologist, Dr. Manish Taneja.
  • 24 Sep 2020
  • 4 mins read
Health

Deadly Complication Behind Dengue Fever: Myocarditis

A small proportion of dengue fever patients can experience complications resulting in deaths. Myocarditis is one of them. Learn more from Dr. Eric Chong as he walks us through myocarditis, one of the deadliest complications behind dengue fever.
  • 03 Sep 2020
  • 4 mins
Health

When Your Heart Suddenly Stops Beating: Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Have you ever wondered why some young people who have led seemingly healthy lifestyles can just collapse in the midst of a workout? It is probably due to sudden cardiac arrest. Learn from our Senior Cardiology Consultant, Dr. Eric Chong, more about the condition and how it can be prevented.
  • 01 Sep 2020
  • 3 mins read
Medicine

Surgery without Knife: HIFU, A New Approach for Uterine Fibroids

HIFU offers patients the option to remove tumors in the uterus such as fibroids without having to go under the knife. Learn how the non-invasive procedure works from our Senior O&G Consultant, Dr. Peter Chew.
  • 31 Aug 2020
  • 3 mins read
Medicine

Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Dr. Chong Kian Tai, Consultant Urologist from Surgi-TEN Specialists talks about focal therapy for early prostate cancer.
  • 31 Aug 2020
  • 3 mins
Health

Fibroids and Pregnancy

Women with fibroids do go on to have normal pregnancies, though in some cases, it can cause challenges. We learn more from our Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Prof. Fong Yoke Fai, how fibroids can affect pregnancy and how it can be treated with high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU).
  • 28 Aug 2020
  • 4 mins read