From 19 Feb 2024, Harley Street Oncology will be known as The Cancer Centre. Our commitment to your care remains unchanged, and operating hours will remain the same.

Ways to Live Healthily and Prevent Cancer

Tips to prevent cancer

Cancer is one of the most common medical diseases. It is possibly the most feared illnesses. Modern lifestyles and diet have played a big role in contributing to the rise in incidence in cancer. There are multiple ways we could alter, adopt, and modify our lifestyles which could lead to prevention and reduction in the […]

Liver Cancer Prevention: Transform Your Health with These 5 Habits!

How often do you think about the well-being of your liver? If you are like most people, not that often. Your liver is one of the largest (2% of your body weight) and among the most critical organs in your body. The liver alone is responsible for more than 300 functions, even aiding other organs […]

Nutrition Tactics to Beat Cancer: 5 Mealtime Habits for Prevention

Cancer is a major global health issue that can be influenced by diet, among other factors. Research shows that dietary habits can affect the risk of developing cancer, as well as the overall well-being and vitality of cancer patients1. By choosing food that fights cancer and avoiding food that promotes cancer, you can strengthen your […]

Myths About Cancer

Cancer continues to evoke fear in many people, and some are thanks to numerous myths that are circulating in the minds of the general public and on the internet. Myth #1: Antiperspirants and deodorants cause breast cancer Fact: They are safe to use every day. The belief that aluminium and parabens are absorbed through the skin, […]

How to Fight Cancer

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu The term “cancer” has its etymology in Greek. “Cancer” means “crab” in Greek. A 4th century BC Greek philosopher, Hippocrates, concluded the name after he examined organs affected by the disease. By cutting an organ with a cancerous […]

7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

Preventing Cancer and Why Early Detection is Key Getting cancer is not just down to genes, fate or bad luck. It is a combination of our environment, genes, and lifestyle. By making healthy choices, we can lower our risk of getting cancer. Screening tests can detect cancers early, which is when treatment works best, and […]

What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer Awareness

What is Breast Cancer? Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women worldwide and the most common female cancer in Singapore, accounting for 25% of cancers diagnosed in women. It starts with a malignant (cancerous) tumour that forms when breast cells start growing abnormally. This abnormal cell growth is caused by cells dividing […]

All You Need to Know About Liver Cancer

The liver is a critical organ in our body that supports metabolism, assists in digestion and synthesises various components for our body’s immune system and blood clotting factors.  It also aids in detoxification of certain chemicals from our body. 1. What is the Prevalence of Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma)?Cancers in the liver can be divided […]

8 Steps to Lower Cancer Risk

The association of lifestyle and cancer risk is worthy of our attention. Comprehensive studies by the American Institute of Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund estimated that healthy diets, together with regular physical activity and appropriate body mass, could potentially reduce cancer incidence by 30 to 40 per cent. At current rates, on […]

H1N1 in Cancer Patients

Cancer patients are potentially at greater risk of acquiring an H1N1 infection as well as developing complications from the infection. Any patient with serious chronic diseases such as kidney failure, chronic obstructive lung disease or cancer is at risk, as the underlying disease weakens the immune system. However, patients with cancer currently receiving treatment with […]

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