Archive from June, 2015
Jun 11, 2015 - Media Release    No Comments

SIRT TARGETS LIVER TUMOURS

SIRT: SELECTIVE INTERNAL RADIATION THERAPY

According to the Singapore Cancer Registry 2009-2013, colo-rectum or bowel cancer is the Number 1 cancer among men (17%) and Number 2 among women (13%) in Singapore.  The liver is the most common part of the body to which bowel cancer spreads.  This is because the bowel is directly connected to the liver by blood vessels.  Bowel cancer can also spread to other organs such as the lungs or bones.  Once the cancer starts to spread like this, it is known as secondary or metastatic colorectal cancer which is often abbreviated as mCRC.

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Jun 9, 2015 - Media Release    No Comments

SG50 SENIORS PACKAGE OFFICIAL LAUNCH

Lots of Goodies for Seniors to Stay Active and Live Well

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To recognise the contributions of our seniors to nation building, the SG50 Seniors package was launched by Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Health and Minister in charge of Ageing Issues, today.
The SG50 Seniors package includes more than 200 types of offers from more than 100 companies across the broad categories of Dining, Leisure, Lifelong Learning, Lifestyle and Wellness. This package is presented by the Ministerial Committee on Ageing, and supported by the Tote Board and the Singapore Business Federation.

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