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Cancer awareness lacking among youths

KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 (Bernama) – Awareness of early cancer screening is still lacking among Malaysian youths, with National Cancer Society of Malaysia (NSCM) honorary advisor, Datuk Zuraidah Atan, saying they “are more willing to run away from the illness rather than learn and be more aware of it”.

Don't label those with mental health challenges as crazy - Dzulkefly

PETALING JAYA, June 18 (Bernama) — Society must play a role in bringing ‘peduli’ (care) back into our culture and customs to encourage those suffering from mental health challenges (MHC) to seek treatment, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.


Sarawak all out to conduct rabies eradication programmes

KUCHING, June 18 (Bernama) –The Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (DVSS) will continue to conduct rabies eradication programmes to curb the outbreak of the disease in the state, which has recorded 19 rabies cases, including 18 fatal ones, so far.


Kota Bharu hospital blood bank at critical level

KOTA BHARU, June 17 (Bernama) -- The blood bank at Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II here is at a critical level, with existing blood bags sufficient only for the next three days.


Orang Asli toddler Nasri still critical at HRPZ11

KOTA BHARU, June 16 (Bernama) -- An Orang Asli toddler, Nasri Rosli, three, who is undergoing treatment at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of the Raja Perempuan Zainab 11 Hospital (HRPZ11), is still in a critical condition.


Chemistry dept denies samples taken from different river

GUA MUSANG, June 16 (Bernama) -- The Chemistry Department has denied a non-governmental organisation's claim that it took samples from another river and not from Sungai Lebir, the river that the Orang Asli of the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh used as their water source.


Worried about illness from Kuala Koh, 150 Sungai Berua Orang Asli leaves their settlement

Worried with the presence of ‘uninvited guests’  from the Batek tribe of the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang,  more than 150 people from the Semaq Beri tribe have reportedly left their homes at Sungai Berua here since two weeks ago.


ILI cases in Rembau: Four Orang Asli positive Influenza B

SEREMBAN, June 15 (Bernama) -- Initial investigation based on throat swab samples taken from five Orang Asli patients who were admitted to the Tampin Hospital two days ago found that four of them tested positive for Influenza B.


Selangor Health Dept reminds consumers not to drink raw milk

SHAH ALAM, June 15 (Bernama) -- The Selangor Health Department has reminded consumers not to buy and drink raw or unpasteurised milk that is not properly processed.


Total Orang Asli patient increase to 112 people as yesterday

GUA MUSANG, June 15  (Bernama) --  The total number of Orang Asli from the Batek tribe who were infected with a mysterious illness, increased by nine more people to 112 who were admitted to hospitals, compared to 103 people on Thursday.




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EXCLUSIVE

VATS & SBRT: The Future Of Lung Cancer Treatment In UMSC

By Jenny Imanina Lanong Abdullah and Murni Nasri

This is the second of a two-part article on lung cancer treatment.        

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- Traditionally, surgery for lung cancer is done via a thoracotomy, which requires the cutting of muscles and spreading of the ribs before entering the chest to remove the cancer.

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