Chee Ee Phua

Learn More
BACKGROUND Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is one of the commonest cancers encountered in Malaysia. This study aimed to evaluate the treatment outcomes for patients with NPC treated in Penang General Hospital with specific analysis of prognostic clinicopathological features and treatment modalities. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study examined(More)
BACKGROUND Information about elderly breast cancer patients' outcome is limited. This study aimed to evaluate the treatment outcomes in women aged 70 and above with specific analysis on prognostic clinicopathological features and treatment modalities. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study examined breast cancer patients between 1st January 1994(More)
BACKGROUND The risk of treatment-related death (TRD) and febrile neutropaenia (FN) with adjuvant taxane- based chemotherapy for early breast cancer is unknown in Malaysia despite its widespread usage in recent years. This study aims to determine these rates in patients treated in University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients who(More)
BACKGROUND The risk of febrile neutropaenia (FN) and treatment related death (TRD) with first line palliative chemotherapy for de novo metastatic breast cancer (MBC) remains unknown outside of a clinical trial setting despite its widespread usage. This study aimed to determine rates in a large cohort of patients treated in the University of Malaya Medical(More)
BACKGROUND The efficacy of concurrent chemoradiotherapy in the treatment of locally advanced cervical cancer is well established. We aimed to investigate the long-term efficacy of definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy for cervical cancer in the University of Malaya Medical Centre. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cohort of 60 patients with FIGO stage IB2-IVA(More)
Approximately 6-10% of new breast cancer cases are Stage IV or metastatic at first diagnosis. This is sometimes called “de novo” metastatic disease, meaning from the beginning according to data taken from the United States (DeSantis et al., 2011). However, data from Asian countries suggest the rate to be much higher, approaching 10% to 25% (Chopra et al.,(More)
PURPOSE To study the effect of bolus versus no bolus in the coverage of the nodal tumour volume with intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for the treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). METHODS AND MATERIALS This retrospective study used data from 5 consecutive patients with NPC who were treated with bolus for large neck nodes using IMRT from(More)
  • 1