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Myths of mammogram & breast cancer

Get the lowdown and get screened.

 

Low repeat mammogram rate among Singaporean women

Women over 50 are encouraged to go for their mammogram once every two years.

 

New breast cancer drug shown to reduce recurrence

The oral medication is available in Singapore via Special Access Program.

 

Promoting breast cancer awareness

Concord International Hospital launches campaign and is one of the hospitals participating in the Mammogram Funding Assistance programme.

 

Promising treatment for advanced breast cancer

Study showed that Novartis Kisqali in combination with letrozole reduce risk of disease progression or death by 43 percent.

 

Cancer-related fatigue

There is currently no biomarker that could allow clinicians to objectively monitor the severity of fatigue.

 

Dealing with ‘chemobrain’

Almost 50 percent suffered from cognitive decline during chemotherapy and up to one year of post-treatment, while 30 percent continue to experience the condition a year after treatment.

 

Go hot pink to raise breast cancer awareness

Empower yourself for emergency situations and support breast cancer awareness.

 

Breast cancer treatment reduced

New radiotherapy treatment for breast cancer patients will cut down the current conventional treatment.