Cancer patient's remarkable journey

'Accidental scan' revealed tumour

Oh Zhi Long, 32, undergoing awake surgery in TTSH.
Oh Zhi Long, 32, undergoing awake surgery in TTSH. ST PHOTO: WANG HUI FEN

It was her worst nightmare come true.

National Neuroscience Institute principal radiographer Oh Hui Ping, 34, had roped in her younger brother Zhi Long to do a trial run on a new MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) machine at the institute.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 22, 2018, with the headline ''Accidental scan' revealed tumour'. Print Edition | Subscribe