Skin cancer is understood as an abnormal growth of cancerous cells on the skin, and is mainly caused by prolonged exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sun rays without protection such as clothing or sunblock. Skin cancer, which is not an uncommon form of cancer can also develop on areas of your skin not usually exposed to sunlight.
Little do we know that an excessive amount of exposure to the sun can lead to Skin Cancer in Singapore. If it is not treated quickly, cancer can spread and become dangerous. In Singapore, the weather is mostly hot and humid. Short sleeves and shorts are the most comfortable piece of clothing to wear.Read more
Chemotherapy has a wide variety of side effects, and they are unpredictable because they are dependant on the type of chemo drugs that are recommended by your oncologist. Furthermore, the majority of chemo patients experience side effects because the treatment is unable to differentiate between cancerous cells and healthy cells. I am Dr Ooi Wei Seong, a medical oncologist at International Cancer Specialists. In this article, I will talk about 13 side effects of chemotherapy that all cancer patients and caregivers should be well-informed about.Read more
Are you planning that idyllic holiday at the beach soon? Or are you a lover of the great outdoors? While you soak up the sunshine, you should be aware of how much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays you are getting. Too much of it can cause more than just an uncomfortable sunburn! Read on to learn how to protect yourself from harmful UV rays while still having fun in the sun.Read more
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