Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Singaporean women, yet most of us are not as concerned about it as we should be. Unlike most illnesses, breast cancer can be detected early through a mammogram. However, despite the ease of getting tested, most women are still not making the trip to the clinic.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (we bet you already knew that), and we’ll be running a series of stories about women and their relationship with breasts. To start things off, we thought you might want to acquaint yourself with these less well-known facts about the illness.