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Cervical Cancer Awareness Promotion 2019

In Malaysia, cervical cancer is the third most common cancer (National Cancer Society Malaysia, 2019). Every year, approximately 2,000 Malaysian women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Cervical cancer develops when cells of the cervix grow abnormally and invade other tissues and organs of the body. Most cases of cervical cancer are caused by infection with […]

Colonoscopy Health Screening

According to the Malaysian National Cancer Registry Report (2007 – 2011), colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer among men and women in Malaysia, it represents 13,693 out of a total 103,507 cancer patients. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), WHO has reported 10% of cancer death was caused by colorectal cancer […]

Beacon Hospital’s 2019 Subsidized Cataract Surgery

A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside the eye, which causes vision loss that cannot be corrected with glasses. This occurs when protein in the lens clumps up and clouds the lens, which reduces the light that reaches the retina. When the cataract is small, the cloudiness may only affect a small part […]