Tag: Screening

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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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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Feedback: commercially driven healthcare screening in Malaysia

Dr. Lum writes in Hi, I am a Malaysian who is currently practicing in US. I like the MMR website but I am not a blogger. I would like to hear some feedback from you (or your fellows) regarding the

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