Breast cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the breast. These cells grow and develop into a cancerous growth that can have the potential to spread to other parts of the body.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Singaporean women. 1
More than 25% of all cancers diagnosed in women are breast cancers. Between 2011 and 2015, about 1 927 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in Singapore each year.2