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- Screen & Protect - PanAsia Surgery, Singapore News & Articles July 2022
Screen & Protect

A mother of two in her 40’s once said to me when she entered my consultation room: “I think it is…I didn’t think it was anything, but now I think it is serious.” The changes in her breasts from the progression of cancer was obvious over the course of one year since she first noticed…

- Luxury Is Made Of Little Things - PanAsia Surgery, Singapore News & Articles July 2022
Luxury Is Made Of Little Things

Prominent surgeon Dr Melvin Look experiences the new Aston Martin Vantage for the first time and shares his opinion of its storied legacy and thoughtful details Dr Melvin Look might be a mild-mannered gent, but he certainly isn’t your family sedan kind of guy. The Director of Panasia Surgery spends most of his time shuttling…

- Q&A on Anal and Colonic diseases - PanAsia Surgery, Singapore News & Articles July 2022
Q&A on Anal and Colonic diseases

THE ACTIVE AGE SPEAKS WITH DR DENIS CHEONG, PANASIA SURGERY’S GENERAL SURGEON SPECIALISING IN COLORECTAL SURGERY ABOUT COMMON ANAL AND COLONIC DISEASES. the Active Age (AA): What are some common diseases that people can develop in the colon and anal region?  Dr Denis Cheong (DC): Hemorrhoids, Abscesses, Fistulas, Fissures and Anal Warts. Most of these conditions…

Breast Cancer - Cryoablation and its role in the treatment of breast diseases - PanAsia Surgery, Singapore News & Articles July 2022
Cryoablation and its role in the treatment of breast diseases
What is cryoablation? Cryoablation is a form of minimally-invasive treatment that uses extreme cold to destroy diseased tissues, including cancer cells.  Its application in the treatment of breast diseases include a) treatment of fibroadenoma and b) treatment of (selected) breast cancer.   How is it performed? Cryoablation can be performed under local anesthesia alone or in...
- Breast Cancer Treatment - PanAsia Surgery, Singapore News & Articles July 2022
Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast cancer treatment usually involves a combination of surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and/or other targeted/drug therapy.  The type of surgery (mastectomy vs breast-conserving surgery) depends on several patient-related and tumour-related factors, including the stage, tumour distribution, size and biology, as well as age, general health, and patient’s preference.     Mastectomy is the surgery to remove…