It’s estimated that in Singapore, one in 14 women will develop breast cancer before the age of 75. Which means that breast cancer is common – in fact, it’s the most common cause of cancer in women here – and it is very likely that you will know someone who’s been diagnosed with breast cancer.
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When someone tells us that they have breast cancer, one of our first reactions is to help in whatever way we can. Nurse clinician Ms Wong Wan Hua, who works in the Breast Care Centre at National University Hospital, tells us what would be really useful to breast cancer patients.