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Understanding Liquid Biopsy In Cancer Diagnosis

For decades, biopsy analysis has involved invasive and costly surgery, or core biopsy in retrieving tissue from the tumor. With advances in liquid biopsy, things are changing. Medical oncologist Dr. Tan Yew Oo shares more insight in this article.

  • 18 Nov 2020
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Breast Cancer Surgery and Treatments: What to Expect?

Breast cancer treatment varies depending on a patient’s cancer stage and condition. Breast cancer surgery may be used alone or alongside treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy or hormonal therapy.
  • 30 Oct 2020
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New Trends in the Treatment of Prostate Enlargement

Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) is the most common prostate problem affecting elderly men. Patients with BPH experience various difficulties when urinating.
  • 26 Oct 2020
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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
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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
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ICU Delirium in Patients

ICU delirium is a known condition that can happen to critically ill patients. Learn how ICUs have advanced over the years to manage side effects such as delirium, PTSD and more.
  • 27 Aug 2020
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Chemotherapy - Managing the Side Effects

Chemotherapy​ is a treatment using drugs to destroy cancer. It can also be used as part of cancer treatment together with radiation therapy.
  • 02 Dec 2019
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Multiple Drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs)

Understanding Multiple Drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs) and how to manage them.
  • 02 Dec 2019