Articles by: Evan Woo

Currently, Dr Evan is one of a handful of surgeons in Singapore able to offer both the full range of options in breast cancer removal (lumpectomy / breast conservation surgery / oncoplastic breast surgery), and the full gamut of reconstructive options after both breast removal or breast conservation surgery (including use of perforator flap-free tissue transfer). This ensures a truly integrated and comprehensive breast surgery practice.

What Is A Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover procedure – also known as post-pregnancy surgery – is combination of cosmetic procedures such as breast surgery, liposuction and abdominoplasty that are intended to correct and/or reverse changes in a woman’s body resulting from pregnancy.

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What is HIFU Treatment for the Face?

HIFU stands for “High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound” and is a relatively new cosmetic technology, having only been introduced for use in recent years. HIFU as a form of facial treatment employs the use of concentrated ultrasound energy to the face and neck by a handheld device.

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What Are The Different Types of Lumpectomy?

Lumpectomy is one of many names for a breast cancer surgical procedure where cancer is removed with a margin of normal tissue. It has also been called a partial mastectomy, wide excision or wide local excision (WLE), breast conserving surgery but the procedure is, in essence, very much the same.

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How Important Is Breast Cancer Screening?

In the fight against breast cancer in Singapore, both medical professionals and health officials in the country could not emphasise enough the importance of detecting this dreaded disease at its early stage in order that immediate treatment can be done to obtain the best outcomes and survival rates.

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How Common Is Breast Cancer In Singapore?

According to World Cancer Research Fund International, breast cancer is the leading cancer in women throughout the world, with almost 1.7 million new cases diagnosed in the year 2012. Unfortunately, Singapore is not spared from this dreaded disease.

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