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Is Broccoli Good For Cancer Patients?

Is Broccoli Good For Cancer Patients? 11th October 2017, Dietitian Marcus Lee, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Cruciferous vegetables are a diverse group of plant that includes broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, Brussels sprouts, and many more. Most cruciferous vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals such as folate, vitamin K, and [...]

World Class Achievement

World Class Achievement Mr Lum Liang Soo, Top Radiotherapy Planners Award 2017 Among 1600 planners from more than 93 different countries registered in this year’s Radiotherapy Plan Competition, Top Planners Award, one Malaysian has rose above the others and made everyone proud. This Malaysian is none other than [...]

Four Simple Tips To Keep A Good Posture

Four Simple Tips To Keep A Good Posture  4th October 2017, Physiotherapist Murna, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital Good posture simply means that you are always aware of how you hold yourself in a way that puts the least strain on your muscles and bones. A bad or poor [...]

Can Oral Sex Cause Cancer?

Can Oral Sex Cause Cancer? Dr Ho Kean Fatt, MBBChBAO (Belfast), MRCP (UK), FRCR (UK), MD (Manchester) 2nd October 2017 Dr Ho Kean Fatt Can oral sex cause cancer? Yes, one can get cancer of the throat from oral sex.  It's not oral sex, per se, that causes cancer, [...]

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 [...]

Physical Exercise During Chemotherapy Helps Cancer Patients

Physical Exercise During Chemotherapy Helps Cancer Patients Dr Rakesh Raman, MBBS, MD (India), Fellowship (NCC, Singapore), Master of Palliative Care (Australia) 22nd September 2017 Dr Rakesh Raman Exercise make cancer patients to cope better with the side effects of chemotherapy. Exercise as a therapy to complement [...]

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 [...]