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了解子宫颈癌

每年有超过2万名女性诊断出子宫颈、阴道和外阴癌,大众真的有必要对人类乳突病毒(HPV)及子宫颈癌有更正确的了解,知道子宫颈癌无关乎性行为。 确实有数据显示不同的性伴侣会导致人类出现乳突病毒的机率有所增长,但固定伴侣也有相同的问题。 倍光医院肿瘤内科顾问阿祖拉医生指出”大众对于子宫、阴道等课题普遍都会产生回避,我们必须用科学、正面的角度来教育人们这不正确的想法,就像人们在30年前对于乳癌的反应非常敏感一样,这也是可以被改变的!”

Too Much Of A Good Thing: The Dangers Of Antioxidant Supplements

Studies now suggest that a person may actually have an increased risk of certain cancers through long-term over supplementation. Dr Tho Lye Mun, a consultant clinical oncologist at Beacon International Specialist Centre, believes that it’s time we started re-thinking the need for supplements. He says there is no evidence to date to show that these […]

Salah Faham Tentang Diet

Apabila menyentuh tentang soal diet, perkara yang terlintas di minda kita hanyalah pil kurus, jamu, dan ikat perut. Disebabkan itu ramai dalam kalangan kita yang dikatakan sedang ‘berdiet’ dimasukkan ke hospital gara-gara mahu menurunkan berat badan. Menurut Perunding Diet dan Nutrisi Hospital Beacon, Gurdip Kaur, ramai yang tersalah anggap jika mahu kurus mereka tidak boleh […]

‘久坐不动可致命 肥胖引发慢性病

2010年,美国流行病学杂志曾收录了美国癌症学会一项极具震撼的研究报告。这项研究于1993年至2006年间,调查了12万3216人(6万9776名女性,5万3440名男性),结果发现,每天坐逾6个小时且不活跃的女性,比常做运动且每天坐少于3个小时者,死亡风险达94%。 家庭医学专科顾问沙哈鲁(Raja Ahmad Shaharul) 医生披露,久坐不动会增高心脏病、高血压、肥胖及死亡的风险,医学界已将长时间的生理不活跃,以及其所引发的并发症统称为久坐疾病(sitting disease)。  

Rawatan kanser tanpa bedah

Apabila memperkatakan mengenai kanser, ramai membayangkan rawatan menyakitkan serta kematian pada pengakhirannya. Ini kerana kebanyakan kanser hanya mampu dikesan pada tahap empat disebabkan pesakit gagal membuat pemeriksaan awal serta ketakutan menerima kenyataan mengenai penyakit yang akan diberitahu kelak. Namun tatkala mendengar penerangan daripada Perunding Klinikal Onkologi Hospital Beacon, Dr Tho Lye Mun mengenai rawatan terkini […]

Easing Cancer Patient’s Burden

Foundation chairman and founder Datuk Dr M. Devanand said Pink Ribbon Wellness Foundation will continue to demonstrate its endeavour in helping breast cancer patients; whether in terms of access to information, emotional support, or in monetary terms. “Breast cancer treatment can quickly become a financial burden. We hope the discount vouchers will provide relief and […]

Beacon CSR Mission (Part 1)

Lead by Dato Dr. Ibrahim, Medical Director of Beacon Hospital and in collaboration with bank Muamalat ; accompanied by doctors and volunteers from Beacon Hospital, has been to various refugee camps recently to provide medical attention to the Rohingya’s.The doctors from Beacon Hospital has examined approximately 500 people and provided free medication for those who […]