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Health 05 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

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.

Health 14 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

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.

Lifestyle 05 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Power of tenderness

Nurse consultant Sharon Soon believes it is the personal touch that makes an effective caregiver. She tells CATHERINE SIOW about this #8216;tender#8217; force that keeps her going and about her quest to empower others to care for themselves and their loved ones.

Lifestyle 22 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Healing through the mandala

CATHERINE SIOW finds out how Buddhist psychotherapy can be used to reduce mental suffering and create family well-being in modern society.