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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…

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…

Greatest blessing to be featured in Zhao Bao once again. PanAsia Surgery Breast Surgeon, Dr Jendana Chanyaputhipong discuss about the latest freezing treatment for early-stage breast cancer. Find out how this treatment works, the procedure, the side effects and the suitable patient for this treatment. Click to read more

However in China, the COVID-19 virus death toll has passed 2,100 with over 74,000 people infected in China. Many countries around the Asia region continue to impose a travel ban, or compulsory leave of absence from workplaces for inbound travellers from China. This has impacted tourism and travel-related business outcomes throughout the region. WHO chief…

Having practised as a dietitian for about four years, Mr. Caleb Mok has observed people going to great lengths around January and February every year for the sake of their appearance. ???With all the festive occasions, people tend to feel pressure to maintain their regular weight while attending all the social activities,??? he says. ???I…

1. What is metabolic surgery? How do I know if I have metabolic syndrome? Metabolic surgery refers to surgical procedures used in the treatment of metabolic diseases, especially, type 2 diabetes. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of disorders of metabolism that tend to occur together, and is caused by obesity, physical inactivity, increasing age and…