Category Archives: News & Event

Clarification Notice: Beacon Hospital’s CSR Cataract Program (CCP)

  Urgent Notice There is currently a viral WhatsApp message going around mentioning that Beacon Hospital is giving out free cataract surgery for patients with household income less than RM5k per month and that the offer is valid until the end of August. Beacon Hospital hereby wishes to clarify that this was a programme held […]

Beacon Hospital: Young People Unaware Of The Need For Insurance

Beacon Hospital Malaysia’s Consultant Clinical Oncologist and invited panelist for Axios International’s virtual webinar, Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim has highlighted doctors are not the only one who needs to educate patients on the importance of insurance, but it is equally the insurance players’ responsibility to educate patients.

Beacon Hospital’s Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) Programme

Osteoporosis is the most common chronic bone disease which predisposes an individual to an increased risk of fracture. At least 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer a fragility fracture in their lifetime due to osteoporosis1,2. Typical osteoporosis fractures occur at: Hip Wrist Upper arm Pelvis Spine Most hip fracture patients […]

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.

Pew! Pew! Pew! Die, Lung Cancer,Die!

The field of cancer treatment, especially that of lung cancer, is rapidly evolving. Nowadays, new advances in techniques and medicines are turning lung cancer diagnoses into something less lethal. Dr. Anand Sachithanandan, a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon and Dr. Tho Lye Mun, our consultant clinical oncologist at Beacon Hospital, discuss the advent of personalized medicine and what it means for the future of lung cancer treatment.