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Colorectal Cancer — A Silent Disease with Inherited Risks

Colorectal cancer ranks among the most common cancers worldwide, with a significant number of diagnoses annually. While many cases stem from environmental factors and personal lifestyles, approximately 5-10% of patients inherit the disease genetically.

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Colorectal Cancer — A Concern for Those Under Age 50

The passing of actor Chadwick Boseman — renowned for his role as the Black Panther — from colon cancer at the age of 43 has brought heightened awareness to the risk of this disease among individuals under 50.

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Cervical cancer: A preventable deadly cancer

According to the World Health Organization, in 2020, cervical cancer is the 4th most common cancer found in women worldwide. We now know that the human papillomavirus or HPV is the main cause of cervical cancer.

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HPV vaccine FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

There are two methods for cervical cancer screening: Pap smear or Co-test. The Co-test method enhances accuracy since it can detect abnormalities at the cellular level.

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Pink October: Celebrating Positive Advances in Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment

In honor of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this blog aims to raise awareness about the critical importance of early detection and spotlights Bumrungrad Breast Center's multidisciplinary approach to breast cancer care, highlighting advances in early detection and personalized treatments that offer hope for improved patient outcomes.

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Hydrogel & Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer | Let's Talk About Health Episode 11 

Welcome to Episode 11 of Let's Talk About Health! In this episode, we're joined by Dr. Teerapon Amornvesukit.

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Experience a Cutting-Edge Approach to Colon Cancer Treatment Without Surgery

Meet Mr. Nattapong Sukhavisidh, a 77-year-old Thai gentleman who, regrettably, missed his routine health check-ups for a decade. When it was finally time to recommence his health assessments, his healthcare provider wisely recommended a colonoscopy, given his age and the importance of colorectal cancer screening. During this examination, several small colon polyps were identified.

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Breast Self Examination

Monthly Self Breast Examination helps to detect anomalities faster.

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The Evolution of Medical Imaging Technology

Artificial intelligence (AI) has attracted global interest with potential in revolutionizing businesses and industries, especially in the medical sciences. Bumrungrad’s physicians use AI, Big Data, Genomics and Scientific Wellness to deliver holistic healthcare services, resulting in the best possible treatments that meet international standards of safety.

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