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Reducing Patient Waiting Times for Radiation Therapy and Improving the Treatment Planning Process:

Babshov, V. et al. Clinical Oncology. Published online: 19 February 2017

Highlights

  • Modelling of an entire radiotherapy planning process at a cancer treatment facility.
  • Bottleneck analysis and resource level impact quantification to reduce waiting times.
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Radiotherapy

My Sarcoma Story

Get comfortable…. Its quite a long story!

My cancer journey began when in June 2015 I noticed my right lower leg was begin to get swollen. 1,021 more words

Cancer

Friday 2pm

 A better day

Colleen looked at the pills in their little foil tomb, so innocent! she knew that she should take them but really couldn’t afford the inconvenience of another melt down like yesterday afternoons tears, the first shed in such a long long time and they’d come as a complete surprise! 749 more words

Love

Re-vaccinattion after Childhood Cancer 

Under Singapore law, all children born here must be vaccinated as per scheduled.

“The School Health Service (SHS) provides immunisation to school children, according to the National Childhood Immunisation Programme. 241 more words

Children

Remission Status - Then?

So what comes next when your child’s doctor declares remission status?

It means… Good News!!! For cancer patients once they have completed all courses of treatments and scans with no new cells found, Doctor will announce you as in Remission Status, which also mean 99% cured! 111 more words

Children

The Facebook Post That Inspired the Blog

This post is almost directly copied off my Facebook post published on 4/2/17:

It’s the fourth of February again and with it comes both World Cancer Day and the anniversary of my own diagnosis. 1,078 more words

Personal Experience

June 16th 2016- Ruminations

16/06/16-bed (03:45): My skin is hot and red and itchy and sore and I can’t sleep. I can’t find any position to bring me comfort.  I’m restless, irritable through lack of sleep and fatigue has returned and raided my resource bank. 457 more words

Breast Cancer