Breast Cancer: Beyond Survival — WED WEB CHAT

WED WEB CHAT breast cancer

IN 2019, Singapore spent $375 million on cancer treatment drugs, and experts reckon at this rate, the cost will exceed $2 billion by 2030.

Cancer is expensive to manage.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Singapore women. In 2020, it accounted for 32% of all new cancer cases. 

Most women who have breast cancer will not be able to pinpoint an exact cause.

Breast cancer affects women and a minority of men.

This week’s WED WEB CHAT — Breast Cancer: Beyond Survival features panellists who will share their breast cancer experiences. 

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Amelia Tan was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019, at the age of 28. Irene Kang, an ex-banker, was diagnosed in 2012 and had to leave her job. Both are survivors.

Marie Wee  lost a colleague to breast cancer, which spurred her to raise awareness and understanding of the disease.

Dr Steven Tucker founded Tucker Medical, a Singapore-based multidisciplinary medical centre, in 2011. Dr. Tucker’s sub-specialty focus is the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

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