Sunday, September 22, 2013

Talk by Dr John Low

Full Gospel Hall KL organised a talk by Dr John Low, Head Pantai Cancer Institute on Saturday 21 September 2013 at FGH. 

Dr Low

Attendees at the session.

The talk was well attended by canncer patients, survivors and care givers.
Dr Low elaborated the on causes and current approaches to cancer treatments . He also introduced the new VMAT radiotherapy now available in Pantai Hospital. Dr Low emphasised that we should be knowledgeable in cancer and know how it grows and spread. He explained that cancer is ultimately a genetic disease; a defect or damage in the DNA of our body cells. He also emphasised that cancer victims should not avoid medical treatments, exercise to be strong and change our lifestyles. The only cure is to seek treatment. After care include continue a healthy lifestyle, have close followups and join support groups.

The Q&A session was well answered by Dr Low.

FGH is hosting a cancer support group in its premise. Registration is open to all. FGH shall hold monthly activities, the next talk is scheduled in 3 weeks. This was FGH first session of talks to be organsied for FGH Cancer Support Group

Take Care.

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