When visiting a friend or relative with cancer, we tend to feel awkward or don’t know what to do. In the Sunday Star on Fit for Life section, Soo Ewe Jin (a cancer survivor himself) wrote a tribute for Dr Albert Lim. He also shared the 8 Golden Rules- a guideline by the late Dr Albert Lim when [...]
Today I read in The Star- Fit for Life on the passing away of Dr Albert Lim Kok Hooi on 8 March 2013 at the age of 60. Of all causes, it was prostate cancer that had taken his life. The news would undoubtly shake the beliefs of many who are undergoing conventional treatment and alternative healers may [...]
Last Sunday, columnist Dr Albert Lim who is also an oncologist wrote a story about an 81 year old pancreatic patient who was diagnosed with advance pancreatic cancer. Dr Albert had first advised the patient to forgo treatment due to his age and to treat the symptoms as they arise. But this patient, in fairly [...]
On Sunday, 19 July 09, Dr Albert Lim wrote an article in The Star called “First, do no harm. Current chemoprevention stategies may do more harm than good“. He said that Dr John D Potter, a well known figure amongst scientists who are interested in cancer prevention gave a lecture on Chemoprevention: Why do we [...]
Coffee should be drunk and not inserted up your posterior- Dr Albert Lim (oncologist) I have heard people recommending the use of coffee enema as a form of detoxification. Cancer patients are told to use the treatment to detox the toxins from the body. Pardon my ignorance but I have no idea that coffee enema [...]
Any cancer diagnosis is traumatising to both the patient as well as the family members and friends. Most people are thrown off guard, with grand life plans coming to a screeching halt in order to decide what is the next course of action for treatment. Should one go through conventional treatment, ie surgery, chemotherapy and [...]
If your cholesterol or blood pressure is not under control despite living a healthy lifestyle, check your personality traits. Being a perfectionist with diet and exercise, exerting high expectation till the point of burning out or judging others when they eat unhealthily may cause our body to rebel. Loosen and lighten up, pal.