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Kanser Payudara – Gejala, Diagnosis dan Rawatan
by Island Hospital | Oct 14, 2021 12:14:42 PM

Kanser payudara ialah kanser yang membentuk pada sel payudara. Kanser jenis ini paling biasa dihidapi diseluruh dunia iaitu terdapat sebanyak 2.26 juta kes baru pada tahun 2020*. Menurut Yayasan Kanser Payudara Malaysia, 1 daripada 19 wanita di negara ini berisiko untuk mendapat kanser payudara.

Breast Cancer – Symptoms, Diagnoses and Treatment
by Island Hospital | Oct 7, 2021 2:27:55 PM

Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. It is the most common cancer in the world with 2.26 million new cases in 2020*. According to the Breast Cancer Foundation of Malaysia, about one in 19 women in the country are at risk of developing breast cancer.

The good news is that breast cancer survival rates have increased, and the number of deaths associated with this disease has steadily declined. This is attributed to factors such as earlier detection, a new personalised approach to treatment and a better understanding of the disease from worldwide research.

Advanced breast treatments are available at Island Hospital in Penang, Malaysia. Our multidisciplinary team of surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists as well as nurses, and physical assistants is able to formulate a personalised treatment plan based on the pathology and behaviour of breast cancer.

* WHO cancer facts

Kanker Perut: Gejala & Faktor Risiko
by Island Hospital | Sep 23, 2021 11:15:37 AM

Seperti semua kanker, kunci peluang pasien untuk sembuh total adalah deteksi dini dan perawatan medis yang cepat. Kanker perut merupakan tantangan karena biasanya tidak ada gejala pada tahap awal. Terkadang, gejala yang muncul dapat disalahartikan sebagai penyakit lain, seperti infeksi virus atau maag. Pelajari lebih lanjut tentang kanker perut, gejalanya dan apakah Anda berisiko terkena penyakit ini.

Maternity care at Island Hospital in Penang
Journey into Parenthood: Your Maternity Guide at Island Hospital
by Island Hospital | Sep 10, 2021 5:45:27 PM

This is a simple guide to bring you through a journey from what to expect in a pregnancy, to giving birth and caring for your newborn. We will be delighted to accompany and share our know-how with you. Our aim is to ensure that your journey into parenthood is a unique experience that is both pleasant and enjoyable. We are committed to ensuring that you and your newborn receive personalised holistic care when you choose to deliver your child in Island Hospital.

Stomach Cancer: Symptoms & Risk Factors
by Island Hospital | Sep 2, 2021 5:43:25 PM


As with all cancers, the key to the patient’s chance of full recovery is early detection and prompt medical treatment. Stomach cancer represents a challenge in that there are usually no symptoms in the early stages. Sometimes, the symptoms when they appear, can be mistaken for other ailments, such as a viral infection or an ulcer. Learn more about stomach cancer, its symptoms and whether you are at risk of developing the disease.
Treatment to remove kidney stones in Penang
Methods of treatment to remove kidney stones
by Island Hospital | Aug 25, 2021 3:56:33 PM

Prevention is the best cure and proper hydration by drinking enough water each day helps flush the kidneys. In some cases, a change of diet and medications prescribed by the doctor may be sufficient to lower the patient's risk of kidney stones.

If further treatment is required, the doctor or urologist will be able to provide some options. The best type of treatment and how much it costs to remove the kidney stones will depend the doctor’s recommendation based on on the diagnosis of your kidney stones.

At Island Hospital in Penang, Malaysia, we provide four types of treatment to remove kidney stones – Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL), Percutaneous Nephrolithonomy (PCNL), Uteroscopy and Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery (RIRS).

3 Jenis Hepatitis Yang Biasa Ditemui
by Island Hospital | Jul 29, 2021 12:13:19 PM

Ketahui lebih lanjut tentang jenis virus Hepatitis yang berbeza, punca-punca, gejala biasa viral hepatitis dan rawatan yang ada. Anda juga boleh ketahui tentang Vaksinasi Hepatitis di Penang dan harga untuk vaksin Hepatitis B.

by Island Hospital | Jul 19, 2021 3:01:09 PM

全世界每 30 秒就有一个人死于与肝炎相关的疾病,但有些人却对于患有病毒性肝炎毫不知情。 了解不同类型的肝炎病毒、导致肝炎的因素、病毒性肝炎的常见症状以及可用的治疗方法。

3 Most Common Hepatitis
by Island Hospital | Jul 16, 2021 4:33:40 PM

Learn more about the different types of Hepatitis virus, what causes them, the common symptoms of viral hepatitis and the treatments available. You can also find out about Hepatitis Vaccination in Penang and the price for Hepatitis B vaccine.

Blood Donation – What you need to know
by Island Hospital | Jun 10, 2021 2:58:04 PM

Giving blood can be a life-saving action to the recipients, but it may also have benefits for the donor.