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So what I've been during November 2016?

In a rare departure from normal services, in which this your Humble Writer pontificates on the questionable merits of reinterpretations of the Old Masters, waxes lyrical on our travels or peregrinations in general, shares epicurean delights in the form of a useful recipe or two, I thought I’d tell you what happened to me this month, well from most of November 2016 to even date. 1,848 more words

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Childhood Brain Tumour Cell of Origin Dictates Development & Treatment

Children that are diagnosed with the severe brain tumour malignant glioma often have a very poor prognosis, partly due to the fact that knowledge about how paediatric malignant gliomas occur and develop is very limited. 512 more words


When Cancer Runs In The Family

Cancer is a genetic disease. It is caused by DNA mutations that lead to disruption of normal processes in the cell, leading to the uncontrolled growth of that cell. 829 more words


Drama, Diagnosis and Decisions

In July 2016 I was complaining about an acid reflux/indigestion problem. Fast forward 6 weeks and I was sitting in the office of an oncologist who is telling me that I have an inoperable tumour in my pancreas. 2,137 more words



Paul Arisa is now looking so cute after successfully undergoing an operation that cured him of a neck tumour after well-meaning Nigerians came to his aid. 95 more words


S'pore-developed tech a fillip to cancer treatment

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

A new technology developed by Singapore scientists could potentially tell doctors how well patients are responding to cancer treatment.

Instead of looking at tumours, a team of scientists at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (Smart) and Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS) decided to look at circulating tumour cells. 342 more words

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Boy's brain tumour nightmare

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Up until the age of six, Javier Lim was a healthy preschooler whose idea of a fun day was an afternoon jaunt at the playground. 994 more words

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