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Thomson Hospital Addresses the Cancer Care Gap by Offering  Complimentary Second Opinion Consultation

Kota Damansara-based tertiary care hospital highlights access to care, treatment and support.

Thomson Hospital is offering complimentary online consultation with a clinical oncologist for those seeking a second opinion on their cancer diagnosis. 

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Facing a cancer diagnosis can be incredibly daunting, especially when grappling with decisions that profoundly impact the quality of life ahead.

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The first mediso anyscan spect_ct_pet imaging system in asia pacific offers precision in cancer detection

Speaking with a compassionate medical professional is always a wise step as it allows a fuller understanding of the diagnosis and the array of treatment options available.

Since the launch of this program, the Oncology and Nuclear Medicine department at Thomson Hospital has experienced an overwhelmingly positive response, receiving over 100 enquiries for a second opinion.

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One-Stop Centre for Cancer Care

Thomson Hospital’s oncology and nuclear medicine facility endeavours to enhance access to consultations, technology, and support, offering personalised treatments while implementing programs and activities to bridge the gap between patients and their treatment. 

As the first hospital in Malaysia to be accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards  (“ACHS”) International for our Cancer Services, and now accredited organisation-wide as well, Thomson Hospital demonstrates our commitment to offering our patients high standards of holistic care which extends beyond treatment.

“We understand our patients’ needs, from their physiological demands to their mental and emotional well-being. In 2023 alone, Oncology and Nuclear Medicine @ Thomson  Hospital received over 1,600 patients for treatment,” explained Dr Sivakumaran Jayaraman, Acting  CEO of Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara.

Access to High-Quality Treatment

Oncology and Nuclear Medicine @ Thomson Hospital offers a wide range of cancer treatments,  including surgery, chemotherapy, radiosurgery, radiotherapy, nuclear medicine diagnostics and theranostics services with a special mention to being the first in the Asia Pacific to house the Mediso AnyScan SPECT/CT/PET imaging system, offering precise cancer detection.

The advanced imaging system empowers clinicians with detailed insights, enhancing patient care precision and improving the effectiveness of cancer treatment.

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Thomson offers the medical linear accelerator (linac) which customises high energy x-rays or electrons to conform to a tumor_s shape and destroy cancer cells while sparing surrounding normal tissue

“Designed to house all cancer modalities in a single facility, Oncology & Nuclear Medicine @ Thomson  Hospital offers patients a seamless end-to-end experience and prioritises personalised healthcare journeys tailored to individual needs,” emphasises Ng Yee Voon, General Manager of Oncology & Nuclear Medicine and Screening and Preventive Health.

The facility has thus far performed over 2,600  diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, supporting patients with various types of cancers.

Celebrating Life Through Support and Care

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Recognising that healing encompasses more than just treatment, Thomson Hospital emphasises the importance of emotional and mental support as integral components for the overall well-being and recovery of patients.

The Thomson Cancer Patient Support Group organises programmes throughout the year, providing opportunities for patients to gather and seek encouragement for a supportive healthcare journey. Some planned activities for 2024 are:
• Women’s Health: 02 March 2024
• World Lung Day: 08 June 2024
• Blood Cancer: 07 September 2024
• Healthy Living: 23 November 2024

Thomson hospital addresses the cancer care gap by offering  complimentary second opinion consultation | weirdkaya
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To schedule an appointment for a Complimentary Second Opinion Consultation, contact Oncology and Nuclear Medicine @Thomson Hospital via WhatsApp (+6018 211 0189). To stay updated on the  Thomson Cancer Patient Support Group, click here. For more enquiries on cancer screening packages, visit their website

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