By Aida Aziz
IPOH: Recognizing the urgent needs among cancer patients, Pantai Hospital here announced the launch of the Haemato-Oncology Daily Care Center last Thursday.
The care center functions to provide comprehensive care to cancer patients.
According to its Chief Executive Officer, Chong Siet Fong, the initiative reflects the hospital’s commitment to improving the quality of life for cancer patients.
It also supports their fight against cancer by offering facilities focused on daily care and support.
“This Haemato-Oncology Daily Care Center offers various treatments and support services tailored to the needs of each patient.
“This includes a medical team experienced in administering chemotherapy treatments based on the stage and type of cancer.
“We offer advanced immunotherapy options that harness the body’s immune system to target and combat cancer cells, as well as provide a more detailed treatment approach.
“Our healthcare experts focus on managing and reducing cancer-related symptoms such as pain, fatigue and nausea.
“Patients also benefit from support therapies, including nutritional counseling, pain management and both physical and emotional psychological support in cancer care.
“We provide resources and programs that educate patients about diagnosis, treatment options and lifestyle choices,” he said, while inaugurating the care center at Pantai Hospital, here.
Present at the event were Tronoh State Assemblyman, Steven Tiw Tee Siang, Chief Operating Officer, Cheong Siew, Medical and Hematology Specialist, Dr Teh Hiok Seng and the Medical Advisory Board Committee Director, Dr P Anjalai.
Meanwhile, Steven, reading a speech on behalf of the State Committee Chairman for Human Resources, Health, Indian Community Affairs and National Integration, A Sivanesan, said the goals of Pantai Hospital align with the state government’s mission to provide the best facilities for patients.
“It also represents the hospital’s efforts to enhance patient care by offering scheduling flexibility, thus reducing delays in receiving essential treatments.
“For the community at large, this center will have a positive impact on the lives of those affected by cancer,” he said.