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Slow burn at Shanghai show

The idea was to recreate the sexy world of a 1930s Shanghai cabaret with sizzling songs and sinuous dancers, complete with feathered fans and sequins. The occasion was Dama Orchestra's I>Le Cabaret Shanghai/I>, an evening of dinner, song and dance at the Legend Hotel in Kuala Lumpur last Friday.


Have fun while raising funds

CHARITY begins at home, and there is no better way to drive this point, I>urm/I>, home than to take the whole family out for an evening of fun and fundraising.


A simple test for cancer?

Does the ideal blood/serum tumour marker test exist? Dr EVELYN HO has the details.


Bringing solace to the very ill

Clinical specialist Dr Richard Lim, who treats and cares for terminally-ill cancer patients daily, is thankful for life and lives it one day at a time.


Nilai and De La Salle link up

IN line with its mission to provide quality and holistic education, Nilai International College recently signed a memorandum of understanding with De La Salle Institute, boosting its links with private institutions in the country.


90% of Hospis Malaysia patients suffer from cancer

Many advanced cancer patients have initially avoided going to see the doctor for fear of bad news, said Hospis Malaysia chief executive officer and medical director Dr Ednin Hamzah.


Compassion and care

Even those who face an inevitable end have the right to live comfortably and with dignity.


Empowerment programme

THE Virtues Project was initiated in 1991 to empower individuals and families to live by their highest values. It was inspired by the desire to counter the rising violence in and around families.


New treatment for lung cancer

New advances in the management of lung cancer are now making their appearance in the practice of oncology. Among the innovations are targeted therapies that have various modes of action. Think of them as 'smart bombs', as opposed to the more traditioanal 'sluster bomb'. One such drug is now availbale in Malaysia, reports PAUL YEO.


Importance of breast health

It bears repeating that early detection of breast cancer saves lives. It is therefore important for both women and men to be aware of breast health, and how a few simple steps can considerably reduce the odds of late stage breast cancer, reports HOOI YOU CHING.