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PippingCafe

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Nowadays seems like alot of people got cancer. Dad recently got diagnosed and I brought him to national cancer centre and saw so many people there queue up.

Before this I didn't really read up on cancer and simply just bochup thinking it will not affect me.

I got too Kan cheong and I brought him to a pte doc for surgery and unfortunately he did not survive the surgery.

The only consolation I can give myself is that he did not have pain on full stage 4. Ups for anyone who don't mind sharing their story.
 

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my uncle just passed away at age 80+.. had been a heavy smoker since young for the past 60 years, yet didn't get cancer. my cousin was from NDU, fit as a bull, but died in his 30s of leukemia. got afew other friends that died of pancreatic cancer, lung cancer, brain cancer, etc...
 

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Times like this make me think when my time is up no one can help me
 

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You know, recently I had a secondary sch friend father who passed away without knowing his father already got stage 4 lung cancer after a checkup
 

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You know, recently I had a secondary sch friend father who passed away without knowing his father already got stage 4 lung cancer after a checkup
So the dad didn't tell your friend ?
 

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Cancer is a lifestyle disease
My father got diagnose 10 years ago with early stage 1 colon cancer
He was lucky. Cancer in remission for many years already

my uncle wasn’t so lucky. He was hospitalized and he found out he have many stage 4 cancers. Died in a matter of weeks
 

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Mom had lung cancer… stage 2… went to see private doc, fully covered by insurance then. removed the affect lung and some parts of the lymph node… now in remission. Thankfully been 3-4 years and no recurrence
 

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Cancer is a lifestyle disease
My father got diagnose 10 years ago with early stage 1 colon cancer
He was lucky. Cancer in remission for many years already

my uncle wasn’t so lucky. He was hospitalized and he found out he have many stage 4 cancers. Died in a matter of weeks
Stage 1 and found out that's very lucky. Lifestyle disease. Care to share what u mean ?
 

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Mom had lung cancer… stage 2… went to see private doc, fully covered by insurance then. removed the affect lung and some parts of the lymph node… now in remission. Thankfully been 3-4 years and no recurrence
the entire lung? how old is she if I may ask?
 

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my uncle just passed away at age 80+.. had been a heavy smoker since young for the past 60 years, yet didn't get cancer. my cousin was from NDU, fit as a bull, but died in his 30s of leukemia. got afew other friends that died of pancreatic cancer, lung cancer, brain cancer, etc...
leukemia is one of the most common cancers in young people one, i also dk why, not a biology expert. had it when was a toddler but cannot remember much about it. mum said i nearly uplorried tho. granduncle also suffering from leukemia now, at least 5 years le. he said probably because he used to work in jurong island, breathe in too much toxic fumes.
 

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Cancer is a lifestyle disease
My father got diagnose 10 years ago with early stage 1 colon cancer
He was lucky. Cancer in remission for many years already

my uncle wasn’t so lucky. He was hospitalized and he found out he have many stage 4 cancers. Died in a matter of weeks
colon cancer is like a silent killer. usually when diagnosed its stage 3 or 4 alrdy. had a friend whose mum was like this. family had no history of colon cancer? seems like colon cancer is getting quite common nowadays also. is it because of our modern diet?
 

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Sg too overly congested and crowded with ice combustion vehicles, noise from multi racial activities and
 

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the entire lung? how old is she if I may ask?
More than 1/2 the lung cut off. 65 when first detected… apparently adenocarcinoma is very common amongst women in Sg (non smokers)
 

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More than 1/2 the lung cut off. 65 when first detected… apparently adenocarcinoma is very common amongst women in Sg (non smokers)
Didn’t the recent study reveal, half of lung cancer cases have never smoked before
 

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Nowadays seems like alot of people got cancer. Dad recently got diagnosed and I brought him to national cancer centre and saw so many people there queue up.

Before this I didn't really read up on cancer and simply just bochup thinking it will not affect me.

I got too Kan cheong and I brought him to a pte doc for surgery and unfortunately he did not survive the surgery.

The only consolation I can give myself is that he did not have pain on full stage 4. Ups for anyone who don't mind sharing their story.
Last year Diagnosed with rare form of pancreatic cancer, stage 3. Was told it was aggressive and i would not have survived more than a year if not detected.

Went through whipple surgery (8+ hours), 10 days in hospital including 4 days in ICU.

Thereafter went for immunotherapy to mop up any remaining cancer cells. Coming up to my one year anniversary, pretty much living and eating normally. Currently Not on any active medication or cancer treatment. Was already Back in office (wfh) two months from surgery. Got back to running and gym 3 months plus after surgery.

For reference im in my mid 30s, lead a healthy lifestyle (previously smoker but stopped before diagnosis), and i generally eat healthy. Was told by my oncologist and through genetics testing that i was higher risk for this form of cancer due to family history, my dad and his father also died of stomach related cancer.
 

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if kena cancer, think a lot of pple will feel under stress and dunno
1. go polyclinic or hospital? if go polyclinic refer to specialist how long is the waiting time, if go private hospital, which specialists are good?
2. about cost, treatment can be long, is it enough for with/without private insurance etc
 
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