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Although I have long been aware of increased likelihood of vascular events for cancer patients, surprisingly, it is rarely discussed. Over the years I have witnessed abnormally high mortality rates from cancer patients travelling overseas for treatments. Many times their fate was not due to their cancer, but DVT, pulmonary embolisms or other vascular events. Events that could have been avoided had they been aware of preventable measures they could take. To explore this issue I wanted to find someone who has worked with vascular issues for decades and who has knowledge of cancer. Introducing Dr John Singe a highly skilled vascular surgeon with more than 30 years experience who will take us on an amazing and educative journey through the convoluted inner landscape of our veins and arteries. Learn about prevention and safe air-travel for cancer patients who are 7 times more prone to blood clotting events than others. Knowledge is power, and this knowledge definitely can save lives.
Dr John Singe – Dr John Singe was the first vascular surgeon on Australias Gold Coast arriving in 1983. He has a busy surgical and consulting practice working everyday at the coalface of vascular disease. Much of the work he does as a surgeon is the result of two main lifestyle areas; cigarette smoking and hypertension., therefore he has an emphasis in his practice to educate patients about the major risks and lifestyle issues that likely led to their vascular event so that after his surgical repairs they can extend their lives and increase their wellbeing. He has passion, compassion and admirable fine skills in this much needed area of medicine. He also has an interest in cancer medicine. He is also a musician.
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