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ARTICLES CONTRIBUTED BY DR ANG PENG TIAM

Race Against Time: Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment Plan

Contributed by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
29 April, 2019

Parkway Cancer Centre aims to deliver a diagnosis and treatment plan quickly to alleviate the worries of patients.

Full Cancer Cure: How far are we away?

Contributed by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
29 April, 2019

A claim that the world’s first complete cure for cancer will be here in a year’s time has met with...

Her Friend Was Ready To Help Her Fight Cancer

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
13 March, 2019

A cancer patient ignores the tumour growing in her body. But her friend, a cancer survivor, insists she sees a...

Better Cancer Treatment Options in 2018

Contributed by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
9 January, 2019

With new surgical options, better chemotherapy drugs, focused and accurate radiotherapy, and new treatment regimens, doctors can ensure that in...

Up Close & Personal with Dr Ang Peng Tiam

Contributed by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
13 April, 2018

Parkway Cancer Centre’s Medical Director Dr Ang Peng Tiam talks about his work and his hopes for the profession.

When Patients Refuse To Comply

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
8 November, 2016

What happens when patients refuse to comply? Does non-compliance always ends up badly? Read Dr. Ang Peng Tiam's article on...

Fighting Cancer with a Positive Attitude

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
13 October, 2016

Learn more about how one patient's tenacity in Fighting Cancer gave her a better quality of life. Read the full...

The final journey

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
1 June, 2016

There was the usual chatter at the family dinner table but my mind was somewhere else. The scene that kept...

A family torn apart by illness

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
6 April, 2016

Death is an inevitable event that eventually comes to each living being. This week, I had to walk the journey...

Treatment, plus a dose of fighting spirit

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
6 February, 2016

It was one of those rare days when my daughter happened to drop by at the clinic on her way...

Give me 48 hours

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
28 December, 2015

It all started with a telephone call from a senior colleague who was in Istanbul, asking me to drop by...

Relapse after Pregnancy

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
27 October, 2015

It’s hard to say if having a baby affects the growth of cancer cells. But patients need to understand the...

Fighting cancer with immunotherapy

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
28 September, 2015

I have just returned from my annual trip to the United States. Every year, on the first weekend of June,...

Like a brother

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
28 August, 2015

One of the hardest tasks for a cancer specialist to deal with is to face the family when a patient...

Against the odds

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
27 November, 2014

There are some things that men avoid talking about because it is rather embarrassing, especially when it pertains to their private parts. A man’s sense of identity...

When tempers fray

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
29 May, 2014

It was the day before Labour Day and the clinic was exceptionally crowded. The work week had been shortened because...

Treatment plus a dose of fighting spirit

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
27 February, 2014

It was one of those rare days when my daughter happened to drop by at the clinic on her way...

Informed Consent

Written by: Dr Ang Peng Tiam
31 January, 2013

Last December, there was a morning when many doctors, myself included, who heaved a sigh a relief at a High...