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Weighing Your Options for Colon Cancer Screening in Singapore

Colorectal cancer is the number one cancer affecting Singaporeans. Colon cancer screening in Singapore has been recommended even for people who think they do not have any risk of developing colorectal cancer. To know which colon cancer screening method is most suitable to your condition, consult with an oncologist before deciding on a screening procedure. Colon Cancer Screening… View Article

4 Burning Questions To Ask Your Oncologist About Pancreatic Cancer

A silent but deadly disease, pancreatic cancer ranks 6th among the types of cancer that kill Singaporeans. In fact, experts say that 95% of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer die of the disease. What is pancreatic cancer? Why does it kill many people? What factors increase a person’s risk of developing the disease? How can… View Article

3 Compelling Reasons To See Your Oncologist In Singapore Before Stomach Cancer Advances

According to the National Cancer Centre Singapore 2009-2013 survey, stomach cancer is the 4th frequent cancer deaths among Singaporean males and 5th frequent cancer deaths among Singaporean females. Seeing your oncologist in Singapore will help you ascertain if any of your stomach-related pain or discomfort should be further diagnosed for stomach cancer. Your oncologist will… View Article

Are You A Non-Smoker? 3 Reasons You Should Still See An Oncologist In Singapore For Lung Cancer Diagnosis Even If You Never Smoked

According to the World Health Organization, lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer deaths in the world; accounting for 1.59 million deaths in 2012.  In Singapore, one out of five persons who died of cancer had lung cancer. Smoking is the primary cause of lung cancer. The question is, does this mean that… View Article


A Guide From An Oncologist In Singapore On Coping With Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy Side Effects

For quite some time, cancer has been dubbed as the “dreaded disease”. Today, there is much good news about cancer to ease your worries and give you hope. Diagnosis is more accurate. The efficacy of cancer treatments has improved. You can rely on a care team to help you through your long-term journey with cancer… View Article

9 Questions To Ask Your Oncologist In Singapore About Tongue Cancer

Tongue cancer is a growing health concern in Singapore.  An article published by the National Cancer Centre Singapore reported that the incidence of tongue cancer among young Singaporean women has increased up to 5 folds in the past 10 years. As your oncologist would explain, tongue cancer occurs when cancer cells grow in the front two… View Article

5 Facts About Bone Cancer Treatment Revealed By Your Oncologist In Singapore

Bone cancer, also known as osteosarcoma, is not a common type of cancer in Singapore. However, it is a much more dangerous type of cancer. In 2013, the National Cancer Centre Singapore recorded approximately 60 cases of sarcoma. It is dangerous because the malignant tumours can spread fast to other organs from where they initially… View Article