published on breast cancer in Malaysia, to discuss the impact of the research findings to clinical practice, and to identify gaps in breast cancer research in Malaysia. SECTION 1: REVIEW OF LITERATURE INCIDENCE AND PRESENTATION OF BREAST CANCER The National Cancer Registry (NCR) 2003-2005 reported an age-standardised rate (ASR) of 47.3 per 100 000. PDF | Data from the National Cancer Registry of Malaysia for 2004 provide an age-standardised incidence rate (ASR) of 46.2 per 100,000 women. This means that approximately 1 in 20 women in the.
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer affecting women in Malaysia. Averagely, 1 in 19 women (in Malaysia) would get breast cancer. The good thing is that breast cancer is potentially curable if detected early. Cure rates for Stages I and II cases may be as high as 80% and above. Launched Malaysia’s first breast cancer prevention study which examines whether soy can reduce the risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women. The study is anticipated to be completed by 2020, and the outcome of this study could lead to a simple and affordable way to .
Ho said breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. In Malaysia, approximately one in 20 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. “Breast cancer if detected early can be cured, the five year survival rate of Stage 1 breast cancer patients is up to 98 per cent.Author: Rozana Sani. Sarawak Breast Cancer Support Group, Kuching, Malaysia. 769 likes. The Sarawak Breast Cancer Support Group is a Non-Profit and Non-Government Followers: 774.