Good nutrition and fitness are essential for everyone’s health, more so for people undergoing cancer treatment. But how to maintain proper nutrition intake and activity level when one is [...]
Cancer treatment may involve the burden of side effects, the severity of which vary depending on the type and stage of cancer, the treatment received as well as individual’s responses to [...]
The term “palliative care” often brings to mind the image of a terminally ill cancer patient getting physical and emotional support during their final days. This was indeed what palliative care [...]
After months of battling cancer and the gruelling side effects that come with the disease and its treatment, you are finally there. You were informed that you are in remission, which is to say [...]
Stage 4 pancreatic adenocarcinoma harbouring an FGFR2-TACC2 fusion mutation with complete response to erdafitinib a pan-fibroblastic growth factor receptor inhibitor
In this paper, Dr Donald Poon and fellow oncologists present a case of a patient with stage 4 pancreatic cancer (KRAS wild type pancreatic adenocarcinoma tumours) effectively treated with [...]
Medical oncologist Dr Donald Poon answers a patient's questions on treatment options for prostate cancer that has spread to the bone.
Learn about advances in oncology in the last 50 years, and the future of bespoke immunotherapy and greater access to cancer treatment from this article.
Comprehensive tumour mutation genetic profiling may help to treat advanced cancers. Here is a case study from a nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) patient that has spread to lungs, liver and bones.
Overall 5-year relative survival rate of liver cancer in Singapore is more than 20% in Singapore, one of the best in the world. Learn about liver cancer treatment & how Singapore achieves this [...]
This is the first part of a series of updates from the world’s biggest annual oncology meeting, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting held in Chicago USA in June 2018. The [...]