Radiotherapy for pediatric cancers

Radiotherapy is a medical treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill or damage cancer cells. It is a common part of the treatment plan for many types of cancers, including pediatric tumors. The goal of radiotherapy is to target and destroy cancer cells while minimizing damage to surrounding healthy tissues. As childhood cancers […]

Paying for cancer treatments

For locals Singaporeans and permanent residents can utilize medisave and medishield life. Many patients have integrated plans on top of medishield. For needy patients, there are further help via medifund, medication assistance funds and from other sources like Singapore Cancer Society. Medisave Medisave is a national savings plan. You can use it for inpatient treatments […]

Role of proton therapy in liver cancer

Hepatocellular carcinoma is prevalent in Asia, due to high incidence of viral hepatitis. Proton therapy has emerged as a powerful tool in patients who are not suitable for resection, or choose not for liver transplants. In the Korean 2022 guidelines, external beam radiotherapy is either a primary or alternative option in patients with certain stages […]