Tag Archives: screening

Colon Cancer Screening: Colon vs. Colon

There is a new campaign to raise awareness of colon cancer screening. Badly needed in my mind as colon cancer screening rates are appallingly low. Minister Gan Kim Yong, responding to a question in Parliament last week provided the following statistics: In the National Health Survey 2010, among Singaporeans aged 40 to 69 years, 71% […]

‘Light of Hope’- A world-first in India

Who would believe a ‘first in the world’ advanced radiology project would occur in India? I am writing this in Chandigarh, India, home of one of India’s most prominent hospitals, PGIMER (Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research) after a visit to the project site of Asha Jyoti (Hindi for ‘Light of Hope’), an […]