According to the Singapore Cancer Registry, breast cancer remains the most common cancer diagnosed in females and the leading cause of cancer death in women.
What to expect when a hysterectomy is recommended in treating uterine cancer
Hysterectomy is the main treatment for uterine cancer. Find out how it is performed, and how it impacts a woman’s body.
Understanding different types of lung surgery – keyhole surgery, open surgery, lobectomy
Cardiothoracic surgeons use surgical procedures such as keyhole surgery, lobectomy and open lobectomy (thoracotomy) to remove cancer from the lung.
How does a doctor diagnose lung cancer?
Chest X-rays and Computerised Tomography (CT) scans are some of the tests done to diagnose lung cancer. If a tumour is detected, a biopsy will ascertain the type of cancer and its stage.
Persistent cough, hoarse voice, coughing up blood – are these symptoms of nose or lung cancer?
A chronic cough, coughing up blood, a hoarse voice, chest pains and fatigue could be symptoms of late-stage lung cancer.
Uterine cancer (womb cancer) – causes, risks, symptoms, and diagnosis
Women who experience abnormal vaginal bleeding might want to visit their gynaecologist for a check to rule out womb or uterine cancer.
What are the first symptoms of nasopharyngeal cancer (nose cancer)?
The first signs of nasopharyngeal cancer (nose cancer) can be subtle and painless, which is why it is difficult to detect in the early stages.
Symptoms and risk factors of prostate cancer
Men who are above 50 years old should visit their doctor to check their risk of having prostate cancer.
Diagnosing prostate cancer
Diagnosing prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer among Singaporean men, and those who are over 50 years old should go for a check-up to determine their risk of having or developing the disease.
Debunking 10 myths of prostate cancer
Is treatment required for prostate cancer? Does it always advance slowly? Will it kill? Learn to separate fact from myth.