Tag Archives: Prostate Cancer

CANCER OR NOT, NO REST FOR THE WICKED

Only a guy with balls of steel will dare say he will be back to work after a radical prostatectomy. Then again, some people's workload is different from what the rest of us mere mortals have to put up with in the office, factory or construction site. The surgical procedure in question involves wholesale removal of the prostate gland, the surrounding tissue and seminal vesicles.

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LEE HSIEN LOONG’S CANCER ANNOUNCEMENT IS JUST PAP’S TACTIC TO GAIN SYMPATHY VOTES

The timing is just too zhun to be true. All of a sudden just one week before Budget 2015, Lee Hsien Loong announce his prostate cancer to Singaporeans. When since January he already knew that he had prostate cancer. I wonder if all the news coverage about our dear LEEder's cancer and tidbits about the nicely timed operation just a week before budget 2015 is another PAP ploy to trick kind-hearted Singaporeans into giving Pinky a second chance.

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ALFIAN SAAT: IDEOLOGY MUST NEVER BLIND US TO ANOTHER PERSON’S HUMANITY

As much as I don't like some of the things Lee Hsien Loong has done as PM, I'm glad to hear that his prostate cancer surgery went well. (Ideology must never blind us to another person's humanity.) And I think that it's a very statesman-like thing to get treatment at the Singapore General Hospital, rather than at any of the private hospitals, which is a ringing endorsement of the standards of our public health system.

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HARVARD: MEN SHOULD EJACULATE 21 TIMES A MONTH TO LOWER PROSTATE CANCER RISK

As part of Harvard’s Health Professionals Follow-up Study, 29,342 men between the ages of 46 and 81 reported their average number of ejaculations per month in young adulthood (ages 20–29), in mid-life (ages 40–49), and in the most recent year. The scientists found that men who ejaculated 21 or more times a month enjoyed a 33% lower risk of prostate cancer compared with men who reported four to seven ejaculations a month throughout their lifetimes.

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[BREAKING NEWS] LEE HSIEN LOONG DIAGNOSED WITH PROSTATE CANCER

Lee Hsien Loong was diagnosed with prostate cancer in January after a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan showed suspicious lesions on his prostate. He will undergo surgery on Monday to remove his prostate gland and will be on medical leave for a week. He is expected to recover fully. Mr Lee was previously diagnosed with intermediate grade malignant lymphoma, a form of cancer, in 1992. He received treatment and was cleared of cancer cells in April 1993. This current diagnosis is unrelated to this earlier cancer.

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