Regular check-ups up breast cancer survival rate

REGULAR check-ups and early detection of breast cancer can increase the chance of patient’s survival, said a specialist from Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC) during a talk yesterday. Dr Chitra Karat, Consultant and Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at JPMC, in her talk entitled ‘The Best Protection Is Early Detection’ said early stage breast cancer is survivable for many and not a death sentence. “Getting regular check-ups increases one’s survival rate tremendously,” she stressed to the audience. The talk was organised by eBunda,...