Tag: cancer patients

Industry collab to facilitate genetic testing for cancer patients in Malaysia

April 7, 2022

Precision medicine is an innovative approach to diagnosis and treatment that delves into a patient’s genetics to understand the specifics and mechanisms of their disease more accurately. Of the many diseases present, battling cancer is particularly challenging because of its physical, financial, and mental toll on the patient. A tripartite collaboration between insurer Prudential Malaysia, […]

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COVID-19 and its impact on cancer care in Asia Pacific?

September 30, 2021

Cancer patients are a high-priority group vulnerable to severe complications and even death from an unsuspecting COVID-19 infection, no thanks to their compromised immunity from cancer itself. Despite the fear and anxiety surrounding COVID-19 – the incidence of which is thankfully under control in parts of the world, after nearly two years – healthcare professionals […]

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Malaysian cancer patients stand to receive better care with new NCSM partnership

November 5, 2020

A new cooperation agreement, announced by healthcare access company Axios International (Axios) and the National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) will see better support for oncology (cancer) patients through improved diagnosis of the disease, access to treatment and patient adherence. Centered on a holistic approach, the agreement will address difficulties faced by patients: starting from disease […]

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