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ARTICLES CONTRIBUTED BY DR KOK JAAN YANG

What You Need to Know about Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)?

Contributed by: Dr Kok Jaan Yang
25 January, 2021

Like cancer screening, cancer diagnosis and cancer treatment, Palliative Care Service is an important and integral part of a comprehensive...

Cancer Pain Management: 3-Step Analgesic Ladder

Contributed by: Dr Kok Jaan Yang
11 September, 2020

Learn the general principles of cancer pain management, the use of 3-step analgesic ladder for cancer pain & some practical...

PCC’s Palliative Care Service: 10th Anniversary

Contributed by: Dr Kok Jaan Yang
2 January, 2019

Dr Kok Jaan Yang, Senior Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Parkway Cancer Centre, talks about the 10th anniversary of PCC’s...

Cancer Pain: 4 Myths & Facts

Contributed by: Dr Kok Jaan Yang
13 April, 2018

There are many myths surrounding the relief and treatment of cancer pain. A proper understanding of cancer pain and its...

Palliative Medicine: Giving Hope on Patient’s Last Journey

Contributed by: Dr Kok Jaan Yang
4 August, 2017

With an ageing population, the need for palliative care will only increase. Dr Kok Jaan Yang explains why he chose...

Misconceptions about Strong Opioids

Contributed by: Dr Kok Jaan Yang
19 August, 2016

It is not uncommon for cancer patients to suffer from pain. Strong opioids like morphine or oxycodone are commonly prescribed...

Cancer pain: How it can be managed

Contributed by: Dr Kok Jaan Yang
1 June, 2016

One of the symptoms that cancer patients fear most is pain. But proper management of cancer pain can help patients...

Relieving pain, improving quality of life

Contributed by: Dr Kok Jaan Yang
28 April, 2015

Dr Kok Jaan Yang, a Senior Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Parkway Cancer Centre explains the what and whys of...