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ARTICLES CONTRIBUTED BY DR RICHARD QUEK

Sarcoma (Rare Disease) – 4 Main Groups Overview

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
17 September, 2020

Sarcoma, a cancer of the bone and connective tissue, is a rare disease that disproportionately affects children and young adults....

Cardiovascular Toxicities of Cancer and its Comtemporary Treatment

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
11 September, 2020

Dr Richard Quek & Dr Jeremy Chow discussed the toxicities of systemic anti-cancer treatment and the side effects to the...

Latest in 2020: Sarcoma (Cancers of the Bone & Soft Tissues) Q&A

Written by: Dr Richard Quek
10 September, 2020

What is the survivor rate for Sarcoma & how high is the recurrence rate? How promising is immunotherapy for all...

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Effect & Impact on Cancer Patients

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
9 July, 2020

Are cancer patients more likely to catch Covid-19? Experts discuss the diagnosis & treatment of the coronavirus and how it...

Stage 4 Kidney Cancer Treatment – 3 Big Paradigm Shifts

Written by: Dr Richard Quek
22 June, 2020

While early stage kidney cancer can be cured with surgery, advanced stage 4 kidney cancer is unlikely to be cured....

Coronavirus (COVID-19): What Cancer Patients Need to Know

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
16 March, 2020

Medical oncologists from PCC answer the most pressing questions for patients undergoing cancer treatment during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019)...

Paradigm Shift in Cancer Treatment

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
3 January, 2020

Medical advancements have ushered in a new era in personalised cancer treatment, giving patients better outcomes and quality of life....

About Sarcomas: Diagnosis & Treatment

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
10 July, 2019

Dr Richard Quek from Parkway Cancer Centre and Dr Leon Foo from Island Orthopaedic Consultants talk about how this tumour...

Overcoming the Silent Killer that’s Kidney Cancer

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
27 June, 2019

Historically, with kidney cancer being a very chemo-resistant cancer, the treatment options were limited.With the advancement of medical science, doctors...

Cancer on the Rise in Young Adults: Is Obesity a link?

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
29 April, 2019

What was striking was that young people born later were more likely to get cancer than those born in the...

Immunotherapy: A New Boost For Cancer Treatment

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
13 March, 2019

Immunotherapy, a new form of cancer treatment, is gaining ground as researchers find that it is effective against many different...

Up Close & Personal with Dr Richard Quek

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
8 October, 2018

A desire to cure people and understand more about cancers led Dr Richard Quek from Parkway Cancer Centre to focus...

Sarcoma – A Complex, Aggressive Cancer: 4 Main Types

Contributed by: Dr Richard Quek
2 August, 2018

Sarcomas are cancers which develop from the mesenchymal layer of our body. Broadly, they can be divided into bone and...