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Dealing With Cervical Cancer: A Women's Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Campaign

Dealing With Cervical Cancer: A Women's Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Campaign

Cancer is not the death sentence it used to be thanks to advances in the field of cancer treatments. While some cancers may not have a definite cure at present, some can be eliminated with early detection and prevention. Cervical Cancer is a striking example, which can be prevented with life-saving interventions like screening tests or vaccinations.

In light of the Women’s Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Campaign 2019 by the Singapore Cancer Society, this article aims to highlight the role of early detection and preventing in fighting cancer. Here are some facts concerning cervical cancer and what you can do to prevent it.

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Laser skin resurfacing is the gold standard when it comes to treating skin irregularities. In recent years, laser skin resurfacing treatments have seen a surge in popularity in various countries, including Singapore, thanks to advancements in laser technology which has made it more effective and safe at the same time. [1] However, as effective as it is, there tends to be some confusion or lack of knowledge among the public when it comes to aftercare management. Aftercare is just as important as the actual procedure as it ensures optimal results from the treatment and reduces potential side-effects from this incredible rejuvenating procedure.

Dr Chin Yee Choong is the medical director of Dermclear Aesthetic & Laser Clinic. On DoctorxDentist, he provided some valuable insight involving key issues, complications and important aspects regarding aftercare management for skin laser resurfacing. Here's what he has to say.

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This Singaporean Psychiatrist Explains The Six Types Of Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders

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Sleep. It’s said to be even more vital to health than food or water. With numerous ailments and biological problems associated with inconsistent sleeping patterns, one of the most common consequences of bad sleeping habits is obviously tiredness. However, specific causes of tiredness can often be difficult to identify. In many cases, the problem lies within the circadian rhythm of sleep.

Dr Terence Leong currently holds a Senior Consultant Psychiatrist position at Promises Healthcare located in Novena Medical Centre. In a DoctorxDentist post, he spoke in detail on the circadian rhythm of sleep and how it could lead to tiredness. Here's what he had to share.

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This Singaporean GP Shares Tips For Managing Fatigue In Adults And Children

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General practitioner, Dr Paul Ang, is a renowned Family Physician with a special interest in mental health. He is the founder of the Zenith Medical Clinic at Punggol West and focuses on bringing quality healthcare to Singaporeans who need it. He responded to several DoctorxDentist posts related to fatigue and how to deal with the issue. Here's what he had to say.

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An individual's dental structure can often determine the appearance of his or her face. Many people are affected by visible protrusions derived either from the jaws, incisors or other components of the lower facial structure. Due to this, there may frequently be concerns among patients regarding how exactly they can manage such structural inconsistencies.

Dr Priscilla Lu is an experienced orthodontist, specialising in dental issues faced by numerous patients. In a DoctorxDentist post, she focused on concerns and treatments involved in managing bimaxillary protrusion, a condition that she helps patients deal with. Here's what she had to say.

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