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University Medicine Cluster

Common Conditions:

 

 

Arthritis

High Blood Pressure

Asthma

High Cholesterol

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Lung Cancer

Dermatitis

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Gout

Pneumonia

Malignant Mesothelioma

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Senior Consultants

  • Prof Lim Tow Keang 
  • Dr Khoo Kay Leong


Consultants

  • Dr Amartya Mukhopadhyay
  • Dr Gerald Chua Seng Wee
  • Dr Khoo See Meng
  • Dr Jason Phua
  • Dr Chua Ai Ping


Associate Consultants

  • Dr Low Seow Ping
  • Dr Felicia Teo

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Definition

The pleural cavity (the space surrounding the lungs) may sometimes be affected by a relatively rare form of tumour known as a malignant mesothelioma. Patients experience vague chest discomfort, and sometimes loss of weight, shortness of breath and a dry hacking cough.

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Treatment and drugs

Treatment varies depending on the stage of the disease.

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