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Colon Cancer

Colorectal Cancer & My Genetics? | Dr Chong Chern Hao [Video]

Only a very small portion of colorectal cancers are implicated by inherited gene mutations. Otherwise, the majority of diagnosed colorectal cancer cases may not have such genetic risk factors!Dr Chong Chern Hao, gastroenterologist at gutCARE, gives a short overview on how our genetics may play a small role in the risk of developing colorectal cancer in the future.If you have any concerns about your risk of developing colorectal cancer, do not hesitate to book an appointment with your gastroenterologist, who will be able to advise you on the next steps such as screenings and endoscopy procedures.-If you would like to learn more about all fields of digestive disorders, you are welcome to follow us at:Website: https://www.gutcare.com.sg/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gutcareclinic Instagram: https://instagram.com/gutcaresg/

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Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness 2021: 1 in 13 women gets breast cancer in their lifetime! [Video]

Many women think that breast cancer will only occur to those with known risk factors such as family history of breast cancer. In fact, 90% of breast cancer cases are not hereditary. Many women with breast cancer have no known risk factors apart from simply being women!We’ve been anxious about COVID and seen how a pandemic can disrupt our lives! Yet, breast cancer has always been around. We should view it with the same level of urgency and educate ourselves so we can lead fulfilling lives. Let Dr. Lynette Ngo, a breast cancer specialist with over 20 years of experience in breast and gynaecological cancers from Curie Oncology share with you 3 simple steps of breast self examination: TLC ( Touch Look Check). Start doing your routine breast self-examination today and schedule your mammogram screening today!1. Introduction to Dr. Lynette Ngo — 0:092. Breast self examination – TOUCH — 0:323. Breast self examination – LOOK — 0:534. Breast self examination – CHECK — 1:065. Deterring factors for mammogram screening — 1:226. Suggested frequency of screening for all ages — 1:41Find out more about Curie Oncology at:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/curieoncology.com.sg/ Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/curieoncology/ Website: https://curieoncology.com.sg/ Medical Channel Asia is proud to be a partner of DKSH in creating greater health awareness. This series of videos is brought to you by DKSH.—SUBSCRIBE NOW for your regular dose of Asian health information!Follow us online!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/medicalchann…Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/medicalchan…Website: http://www.medicalchannelasia.com/

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Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Survivor – Helen Copp – Penn State Cancer Institute. [Video]

Helen Copp, Lung Cancer SurvivorDr. Brian Hirsh, PulmonologistDr. Michael Reed, Thoracic SurgeonLung cancer screening uses a low-dose computed tomography (CT) scan to detect lung cancer when the disease is in its earliest stages and most likely to respond to treatment. The test is recommended for older adults who meet certain criteria and are not experiencing any lung cancer symptoms.The Department of Radiology at Penn State Health is an American College of Radiology-designated lung cancer screening clinic. Screening requires an order from your doctor. We also offer smoking cessation advice and management services at Penn State Health. Learn more at: https://www.pennstatehealth.org/services-treatments/lung-cancer-screeningDr. Brian Hirshhttps://www.pennstatehealth.org/doctors/brian-hirsh-mdDr. Michael Reedhttps://www.pennstatehealth.org/doctors/michael-f-reed-md

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Lung Cancer

Can a nonsmoker get lung cancer? Penn State Cancer Institute [Video]

Can a nonsmoker get lung cancer? Nena Hoffman, Nurse, Nodule Clinic CoordinatorLung cancer screening uses a low-dose computed tomography (CT) scan to detect lung cancer when the disease is in its earliest stages and most likely to respond to treatment. The test is recommended for older adults who meet certain criteria and are not experiencing any lung cancer symptoms.The Department of Radiology at Penn State Health is an American College of Radiology-designated lung cancer screening clinic. Screening requires an order from your doctor. We also offer smoking cessation advice and management services at Penn State Health. Learn more at: https://www.pennstatehealth.org/services-treatments/lung-cancer-screening

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Prostate Cancer

Why are African American men more likely to develop prostate cancer? Penn State Cancer Institute [Video]

Why are African American men more likely to develop prostate cancer?Dr. Eldra Daniels, Family Medicine SpecialistThe urology team at Penn State Health is known for leading-edge care of conditions that effect the urinary tract in men and women, as well as men’s reproductive health. As an academic medical center, we see some of the most complex urological disorders in the region. Families count on us for our advanced expertise.When you come here, you work with a skilled team that uses the most advanced technology, including sophisticated imaging methods, new diagnostic studies, and minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery. We treat the full spectrum of urologic disorders ranging from urinary stone disease and voiding dysfunction to more complex conditions including urologic cancers and complex reproductive system disorders. You work with doctors who are experts in their field. Learn more at: https://www.pennstatehealth.org/services-treatments/urologyDr. Eldra Daniels, Family Medicine Specialisthttps://www.pennstatehealth.org/doctors/eldra-w-daniels-md-mph

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Lung Cancer

Annual lung scans for post habit smokers. Penn State Cancer Institute [Video]

I was a regular smoker but stopped 5 years ago. Do I still need annual lung scans? Nena Hoffman, Nurse, Nodule Clinic CoordinatorLung cancer screening uses a low-dose computed tomography (CT) scan to detect lung cancer when the disease is in its earliest stages and most likely to respond to treatment. The test is recommended for older adults who meet certain criteria and are not experiencing any lung cancer symptoms.The Department of Radiology at Penn State Health is an American College of Radiology-designated lung cancer screening clinic. Screening requires an order from your doctor. We also offer smoking cessation advice and management services at Penn State Health. Learn more at: https://www.pennstatehealth.org/services-treatments/lung-cancer-screening

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Prostate Cancer

Is prostate cancer hereditary? Penn State Cancer Institute [Video]

Is prostate cancer hereditary? Dr. John Knoedler, UrologistThe urology team at Penn State Health is known for leading-edge care of conditions that effect the urinary tract in men and women, as well as men’s reproductive health. As an academic medical center, we see some of the most complex urological disorders in the region. Families count on us for our advanced expertise.When you come here, you work with a skilled team that uses the most advanced technology, including sophisticated imaging methods, new diagnostic studies, and minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery. We treat the full spectrum of urologic disorders ranging from urinary stone disease and voiding dysfunction to more complex conditions including urologic cancers and complex reproductive system disorders. You work with doctors who are experts in their field. Learn more at: https://www.pennstatehealth.org/services-treatments/urologyDr. John Knoedler, Urologisthttps://www.pennstatehealth.org/doctors/john-j-knoedler-md