MDT for Breast Cancer

Penang Adventist Hospital provides a one-stop comprehensive care service for all breast cancer patients. Our doctors from different disciplines subspecialize in the field of breast cancer and work closely together to ensure a personalized treatment strategy is given to every breast cancer patient to maximize cure or long term control and at the same time minimize unnecessary treatments and side effects.


Breast Surgeon
  • Diagnosis of breast cancer
    • Bed side ultrasonography
    • Core needle biopsies
    • Excision biopsies
  • Surgical treatment of breast cancer
    • Ultrasonography guided clip insertion to localize breast cancer
    • Mastectomy
    • Breast conservation surgery
    • Breast reconstructive surgery
    • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
    • Axillary dissection
  • Chemo-port insertion for chemotherapy administration
Breast Medical Oncologist
  • Characterisation of breast cancer and risk assessment
    • Genetic testing to assess for hereditary cancer syndromes
    • Genetic testing to assess for hereditary cancer syndromes
  • Medical treatment of breast cancer
    • Chemotherapy
    • Anti-hormone therapy
    • Targeted therapy
    • Immunotherapy
  • Supportive care to minimize breast cancer symptoms and side effects of cancer treatment
Radiation Oncologist
  • Radiotherapy for breast cancer
  • Radiotherapy for symptomatic breast cancer metastases
Breast Radiologist
  • Screening mammography
  • 3D mammography
  • Breast ultrasonography
  • Breast MRI
  • Image guided vacuum assisted biopsies
  • Hookwire localization of breast cancer
Nuclear Medicine Physician
  • PET scan: comprehensive, detail assessment for cancer staging
  • Histopathological diagnosis and staging of breast cancer
  • Subtyping of breast cancer
  • Frozen section diagnosis
Physical and exercise therapist
  • Rehabilitative management of physical issues after breast cancer treatment
  • Exercise training
  • Counselling for psychological issues e.g. anxiety, depression after a breast cancer diagnosis
  • Connecting breast cancer patients to community support groups and services
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> 50 test parameters

  • Blood Group (ABO & Rh)
  • Full Blood Examination
    • Haemoglobin
    • Total White Blood Cell – Neutrophils
    • Lymphocytes
    • Monocytes
    • Eosinophils
    • Basophils
    • Red Blood Cell Index – Total Red Blood Cell
    • MCV
    • MCH
    • MCHC
    • Platelet count
  • ESR
  • Lipids Profile
    • Total Chol
    • HDL
    • LDL
    • Trig
    • Tol Chol/HDL
  • Hep Bs Antibody (AbsAb) & Antigen (AbsAg)
  • TSH (Thyroid)
  • RA Factor (Rheumatoid Arthritis)
  • AFP (Alpha Feto Protein)
  • Kidney Function
    • Urine FEME
    • Sodium
    • Potassium (K+)
    • Chloride
    • Carbon Dioxide
    • Calcium (CA ++)
    • Creatinine
    • Phosphate (PO4)
  • Uric Acid (Urate)
  • Liver Function
    • Total Bilirubin
    • Total Protein
    • Albumin
    • Globulin
    • Alkaline Phosphatase
    • AST (SGOT)
    • ALT (SGPT) & GGT