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How often you should get a cancer screening and why tumour-marker tests don’t always detect cancer

How often you should get a cancer screening and why tumour-marker tests don’t always detect cancer Singapore Cancer Society - PanAsia Surgery, Singapore - June, 2024

Source: https://www.todayonline.com/ SINGAPORE — In Singapore, an average of 46 people were diagnosed with cancer daily and 16 people died of cancer each day for the period from 2017 to 2021. One in four people may develop cancer in their lifetime, the Singapore Cancer Society also states on its website. So screening for cancer is not such […]

Varicocele – The danger beneath.

Varicocele – The danger beneath. Varicocele

Varicose veins are usually associated with ladies who have labored from standing and giving birth over the years. Men can also suffer from the same condition but in a less conspicuous location in the scrotum .  The scrotum is a bag that contains the testes and is located right beneath the penis. Varicocele is a […]

Circumcision – Uncovering the truth about circumcision

Circumcision – Uncovering the truth about circumcision Circumcision

Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the penile prepuce or foreskin, as commonly called. The earliest known circumcision dates back to the prehistoric era. Circumcision is frequently performed globally on children as part of religious requirements like Judaism and Islam. 30% of the remaining circumcision is performed for sociocultural practices and non-religious reasons.  Why […]

Stone, Foam, and Staying Home. Don’t Pee afraid! 

Stone, Foam, and Staying Home. Don’t Pee afraid!  Decoding Foamy Urine

Urology is the study of the urine system. The human urinary system starts at its source in the kidney. Urine from the kidney flows down the ureters into the bladder and outwards. Fluid intake is a considerable part of a Urologist’s life and urine production is directly affected by the fluids and food we take. […]

How long can a person have cancer and not know something is wrong – Today Online with Dr Melvin Look

How long can a person have cancer and not know something is wrong – Today Online with Dr Melvin Look Untitled design 2024 02 12T185932.059 - PanAsia Surgery, Singapore - June, 2024

Cancer that has spread becomes more complicated to treat, with those in the advanced stages generally having poorer outcomes.  People whose cancer treatment is delayed by even a month have a 6 to 13 per cent higher risk of dying — a risk that continues rising the longer treatment is put off, a study published […]

Singaporean undergrad opens up about how inflammatory bowel disease derailed her life, made her decide not to have children

Singaporean undergrad opens up about how inflammatory bowel disease derailed her life, made her decide not to have children 20231003 ili genevieve healthy story 4 - PanAsia Surgery, Singapore - June, 2024

SINGAPORE — Undergraduate Genevieve Tiong has spent the past seven years grappling with a digestive system that causes her to endure unbearable stomach pain, bloody stools and severe diarrhoea. Diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, one of the main types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the 23-year-old told of how her life has been derailed due to […]

Renal Aneurysm are often Asymptomatic

Renal Aneurysm are often Asymptomatic Panasia - PanAsia Surgery, Singapore - June, 2024

Although rare, renal aneurysms are a “ticking time bomb” that can cause internal bleeding, kidney failure or death in some cases, so doctors interviewed wanted to raise awareness. There may be many reasons for blood in urine, such as kidney stones, bladder inflammation, endometriosis… A rare condition that patients and doctors rarely think of is […]

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