August 27, 2021

Caring for Loved Ones with Cancer

When your loved one is diagnosed with cancer, your first reaction may be one of grief and disbelief, but don’t lose hope, there’s always a chance […]
January 26, 2021

Malaysian scientists build the largest genetic database of Asian breast cancers to better fight the disease

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 – A group of Malaysian scientists from Subang Jaya Medical Centre, Cancer Research Malaysia in collaboration with the University of Cambridge in […]
December 21, 2020
Paediatric Cancer

When Cancer Occurs in Children

Cancer rarely occurs in children under 14 years old, but when it does, special consideration is given to the child’s unique needs and continued growth and […]
December 7, 2020
Chemotherapy procedure

How Chemotherapy Works

Chemotherapy is a general term which encompasses the hundreds of drugs that target cancer cells. Cancer cells ignore the normal rate of cell division, and continue […]
November 17, 2020

SJMC-AstraZeneca-Pfizer initiative to cut cancer treatment cost

KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Bhd’s unit Subang Jaya Medical Centre (SJMC) has teamed up with pharmaceutical giants AstraZeneca and Pfizer to launch a subsidised patient access […]
November 9, 2020
Cancer screening

Hereditary Cancers: Should You Get Tested?

World Cancer Research Fund International estimated there was 14.1 millionnew cancer patients around the world in 2012, with many of us having at least one family […]
August 27, 2020

Malaysia’s first oncofertility centre gives hope for cancer patients

KUALA LUMPUR: The nation’s first oncofertility referral centre, known as the Advanced Reproductive Centre (ARC), is set to give hope to cancer patients who want to […]
July 26, 2016

Malaysia Medical Tourism Figures 2015

Malaysia generated RM588.6 million in healthcare travel revenue between January and September 2015, with the target for the full year set at RM854 million. Based on a detailed analysis of the first 9 months of 2015, where Malaysia hit 90% of the full 2015 target, Malaysia expects record results for 2015 and an even better 2016 to remain the number one global medical tourism destination.