No breast cancer awareness in rural areas impacting diagnosis


Ragananthini Vethasalam

Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women in Malaysia, making up 34% of all cancer cases among female folk. – AFP pic, January 6, 2022.

THERE is lack of breast cancer awareness in rural areas, where many women have been diagnosed in the advanced stages, said Pink Ribbon Wellness Foundation founder Yong Lee Lee.

She told The Malaysian Insight that the lack of awareness is acute in the east coast.


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