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Free Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test

  Cancer contributes to 9.6 million deaths worldwide and 16,000 deaths in Malaysia. According to Malaysian National Cancer Registry (MNCR) 2012-2016, prostate cancer is also part of the 10 highest cancers detected among Malaysians. Prostate malignant growth is delegated as adenocarcinoma, or glandular cancer, that starts when typical semen-emitting prostate organ cells transform into malignancy […]

Finding ways to help others with health-boosting chooks.

🐔 𝐁𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐤𝐞𝐧 🐔 Our Founder and Executive Director, Mary Chen shares on The Edge Malaysia about the start of Beacon Chicken and how Beacon Chickens are cultivated with enzyme-and-vitamin-riched chicken feed, after hearing her cancer patients’ wants to eat chicken, along with future plans to create job opportunities for local communities. Also, under Beacon’s CSR, for […]

TrueBeam® 2.7 Linear Accelerator

Linear accelerator-based stereotactic radiosurgery is associated with a lower incidence of radionecrosis (after effects of radiation therapy) compared with Gamma Knife for treatment of multiple brain metastases.

Brain metastases occur when cancer cells spread from their original site (eg. lung, breast, colon, kidney, melanoma) to the brain. Brain metastases, or secondary brain tumors, can occur in 10 to 30 percent of adults with cancer.

Beacon Hospital Accredited for ESMO Designated Centre of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care for the period of 2021 – 2023

Published date: 23/10/2020 We are glad to announce that Beacon Hospital has been re-accredited for ESMO Designated Centre of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care for the period of 2021 – 2023. We are honored to receive the special recognition for achieving a high standard of comprehensive services in supportive and palliative care as part of […]

Health Screening Packages

As the age-old saying goes, “Health is wealth”.  In today’s world where the hustle and bustle of life present more physical and mental stress than desired, all these uproars can negatively affect our health. The long-term consequences of such a routine usually present complications as you grow older. We often assume that when an individual […]