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.

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The first Mediso AnyScan SPECT_CT_PET imaging system in Asia Pacific offers precision in cancer detection.

KOTA DAMANSARA, 21 February 2024 Thomson Hospital is offering complimentary online  consultation with a clinical oncologist for those seeking a second opinion on their cancer diagnosis.  Facing a cancer diagnosis can be incredibly daunting, especially when grappling with decisions that  profoundly impact the quality of life ahead. Speaking with a compassionate medical professional is  always a wise step as it allows 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. 

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. 

“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 

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
Save your spot by registering today!

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 www.thomsonhospitals.com.