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3D Mammogram

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Importance of breast screening (3D mammogram) Why do women need to undergo breast screening? Breast screening is physical examination and imaging of breasts for all women regardless whether they have breast lumps or pain. The main reason for breast screening is to detect breast cancer early. It is recommended that all women aged 50 and above to undergo breast screening. Those who have risk factors for breast cancer such as having BRCA...

Importance of breast screening (3D mammogram)

Why do women need to undergo breast screening? Breast screening is physical examination and imaging of breasts for all women regardless whether they have breast lumps or pain. The main reason for breast screening is to detect breast cancer early. It is recommended that all women aged 50 and above to undergo breast screening. Those who have risk factors for breast cancer such as having BRCA genes or strong family history...

Monthly Health Classes – April to June 2019

April Health Class NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA - SIGNS & SYMPTOMS, RISK FACTORS AND MANAGEMENT Speaker: Dr Sow Yih Liang, Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon Date: 21 April 2019 (Sunday) Time: 3.00pm - 4.00pm May Health Class WHY IS SMOKING BAD FOR YOU? Speaker: Dr. Edward Nathan, Preventive Medicine Specialist Date: 12 May 2019 (Sunday) Time: 3.00pm - 4.00pm June Health Class IS THYROID DISEASE DANGEROUS? Speaker: Dr. Khaw Chong Hui, Consultant Diabetologist & Endocrinologist Date: 16 June 2019 (Sunday) Time: 3.00pm - 4.00pm   *Free admission *For enquiries,...

Radiation, Chemoimmunotherapy and Your Heart

Radiation, Chemoimmunotherapy and Your Heart As a clinical oncologist and radiotherapist, I am indeed privileged to be working in a multi-disciplinary hospital that is well-supported by various clinical specialties. Even though cancer rarely originates from the heart, advanced cancers often spread to the heart lining (pericardium) and result in fluid collection surrounding the heart, which is also known as pericardial effusion. This will affect the normal heart pumping mechanism and lead to...

Cardiac Arrhythmia – facts, myths and other burning questions

Cardiac Arrhythmia - facts, myths and other burning questions  What is cardiac arrhythmia? This is the medical term used to describe problems with the heart beat or heart rhythm. There is a complex network of electrical circuits/wires within our hearts which are responsible for controlling our heart beat. Cardiac arrhythmia is caused by abnormal electrical activity of these wires and depending on the type of arrhythmia, it can result in abnormally fast,...

Haze Attack

Ways to Protect Yourself during the Haze Attack  Recently, the newspapers have been repeatedly reporting that air quality in Peninsular Malaysia has reached an unhealthy level, with the highest air pollutant index (API) reading recorded especially in the Northern regions . Meanwhile, the haze in Sarawak has  worsen with many hot spots  detected. The returned of the haze attack has directly affected our daily activities and is set to worsen with hotter...