Free Cancer Helpline For Malaysians

The National Cancer Society of Malaysia (NCSM) has launched the Cancer Information Service (CIS), a toll-free helpline that’s aimed at helping the public with cancer-related questions or concerns. This helpline is mult...
Cancer & caregivers

Cancer and Caregivers

A helpful guide for those caring for patients diagnosed with cancer When a person is diagnosed with cancer, life changes for not only the patient but for his or her loved ones too. One of the people who will be most affe...
Why do we get cancer?

Why Do We Get Cancer?

Do free radicals cause cancer? Is our lifestyle to be blamed? Here’s what you need to know about cancer and how it can develop in your body. It is an unfortunate fact of life that the ‘Big C’ or cancer affects one ...
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All About Cancer Cells

  We all know that cancer is a deadly disease. But how much do you really know about cancer cells? What are their characteristics and why are they so lethal? Here are some of their fundamental traits which may surpr...
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Cancer – A Global Crisis

  Cancer is a disease as old as life itself. It has been around for thousands and thousands of years. Not only humans, but animals and plants get it as well. Some of the earliest evidence of cancer found is fossilis...
top 10 cancer fighting superfoods

Top 10 Cancer-fighting Superfoods

By Tan Sher Lynn Do you know that our body is making defective cells all the time? Thousands of cells which can potentially develop into cancer circulate the body of a healthy person every day. Thankfully, our body is al...
8 Tips to reduce your cancer risk

8 Tips to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Whether or not you have a family history of cancer, your chances of developing cancer are very much affected by the lifestyle choices you make. According to research by the World Health Organisation (WHO), at least 12.6 ...
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Are You ‘Breast’ Aware?

By Edeline Anne Goh There’s no doubt about it — educating yourself about breast cancer could mean the difference between life and death. In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness month, we’ve gathered some import...
5 pressing questions about cancer

5 Pressing Questions About Cancer

By Tan Sher Lynn The World Health Organization states cancer as the leading cause of death worldwide with 7.6 million deaths (around 13% of all deaths) in 2008. Getting cancer greatly reduces a person’s quality of life...