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Support, Cancer & Care

Support, Care & Cancer Story of Bapak Andre Written & Interviewed by Alexandra Cheah, Community Development Intern, 2017 When we walked into his room for his interview, Bapak Andre greeted us with a strong voice and looked at us with bright eyes, despite being bedridden. A year ago, he [...]

Are Cancer Patients Encouraged To Exercise?

Are Cancer Patients Encouraged To Exercise?  20th September 2017, Physiotherapist Murna, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Yes, cancer patients are encouraged to exercise. Here are the five reasons why exercise and physiotherapy is important for cancer patients: 1. Improves self-esteem & build confidence [...]

Prevention, Screening & Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Prevention, Screening & Early Diagnosis Dr Cheah Soon Keat, MD (Unimas), Master of Clinical Oncology (UM), Fellowship in Clinical Oncology (Houston, USA) 14th September 2017 Dr Cheah Soon Keat Lung cancer remains one of the most lethal and aggressive cancers afflicting Malaysians. According [...]

‘Survivors Rock!’ Cancer Survivor’s Day 2017

SURVIVORS ROCK! Cancer Survivor's Day 2017 ‘Survivors Rock!’ fiercely claimed by the survivors who attended Cancer Survivors Day 2017 organised by Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital. Cancer Survivor’s Day is organized annually to celebration the resilience of life with the cancer survivors as [...]

Five Tips You Should Know Before You Run

Five Tips You Should Know Before You Run 6th September 2017, Physiotherapist Murna, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital 1. Keep well hydrated. 2. Warming up before exercise is extremely important. It prepares the heart and muscles for running, decreasing the risk of damage [...]

Seven Mistakes to Avoid While Doing Stretching Exercise

Seven Mistakes to Avoid While Doing Stretching 30th August 2017, Physiotherapist Murna, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital 1. Pushing too far beyond the stretch reflex can cause injury to the muscle. 2. Every move should be smooth and gentle. 3. Hold your stretch position [...]

How Should I Eat Before and After Exercise?

How Should I Eat Before and After Exercise? 16th August 2017, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital The answer actually depends on the intensity and duration of your activity. However, I can share some common and simple tips that apply for pre- and post-workout nutrition, whether you are a [...]

Should I Stretch Before or After Exercise?

Should I Stretch Before or After I Exercise?  9th August 2017, Physiotherapist Murna, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital You should stretch before exercise. The purpose of stretching before exercise is to help prevent injury. You should stretch after exercise. The purpose of stretching [...]