Problem As the visiting oncologist to IIUMMC, I'm unable to attend my weekly oncology clinic at IIUMMC @ Kuantan, Pahang due to movement control order (MCO). Cancer patients need treatment fast (surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy) in order to achieve higher cure rate for early stage cancer and to improve control of advanced stage cancer. Innovate, not … Continue reading Cancer: 1st Free Video Consultation for Cancer Patients
Video Consultation, Reaching Out To Cancer Patients Everywhere Due to Malaysia's Movement Control Order (MCO), a lot of cancer patients, especially those who are newly diagnosed, will not be able to proceed with immediate surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Most patients may not even know what to do next because they are unable to visit an … Continue reading Malaysia Movement Control Order (MCO): Free First Video Consultation for All Cancer Patients.
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?
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?
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