Tag: cancer

Tumour markers revisited

It’s still happening in Malaysia where some private labs offer routine “cancer marker” screening to otherwise normal people. When used routinely there are many problems as this Malaysian doctor pointed out in our Facebook page: Hi guys, I am a

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Updated: Doctors’ blogroll

We’ve update our Malaysian Doctors’ Blogroll with the addition of Cancer Treatment Malaysia a new blog started by Dr. Ivan Shew. The aim of the blog is to “provide information to cancer patients who wish to seek oncology treatment in

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Screening tests – what do you really need?

The public are constantly bombarded by advertisements offering “health screening packages” with the implied benefit that this will be important from a health standpoint. From a medical point of view, “more is not necessarily better” when it comes to health

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