Medical

Cancer: Symptoms, Causes, Stages and Prevention

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world. In this article, we will look at how the disease develops, and the useful tips to lower the chance of getting this dangerous disease. What is cancer? Cancer is a disease in which the body’s cells grow out of the control. Trillions of …

MaNaDrOct 11, 2021

Prostate Cancer: Symptoms, Causes & Prevention

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in Singapore men. There has been increasing incidence over the last few decades. Let’s learn more about this cancer. What is Prostate Cancer? Prostate cancer is a type of cancer that develops in a man’s prostate which is a walnut-sized gland located just below …

MaNaDrOct 03, 2021

Stomach Cancer: Symptoms and Causes

Stomach cancer begins when cancer cells form in the inner lining of your stomach. These cells can grow into a tumor. Also called gastric cancer, the disease usually grows slowly over many years and can affect any part of the stomach. In most of the world, stomach cancers form in the main part of the …

MaNaDrSep 30, 2021

Colorectal (Colon) Cancer: Symptoms, Causes & Prevention

According to statistics from the Singapore Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the top diagnosed cancer in Singapore – no.1 in men and no.2 in women. What is Colorectal Cancer? Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon (the main part of the large intestine) or the rectum (the passageway connecting the colon to the anus). Sometimes …

MaNaDrSep 27, 2021

Leukemia: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Leukemia starts when the DNA of a single cell in the bone marrow changes (mutates) and can’t develop and function normally. Treatments for leukemia depend on the type of leukemia you have, your age and overall health, and if leukemia has spread to other organs or tissues. What is Leukemia? Leukaemias are cancers of the …

MaNaDrSep 26, 2021