April 21, 2021

The Straits Times Feature “Keeping Abreast Of The Facts”

The Straits Times – April 21, 2021

According to the Singapore Cancer Registry, Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed amongst women in Singapore. According to Dr. Tan Chuan Chien, Head & Senior Consultant, Breast & Endocrine Surgery at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Singapore Cancer Society Breast Cancer Awareness Committee member, it is important to go for regular mammogram screening once every 2 years when you turn 50, as early detection of breast cancer can save lives.

In this article, Dr. Tan answers 6 commonly asked questions / sentiments that women have about breast cancer.