Iconic Updates / 06 Nov, 2020

What you need to know about young women’s breast cancer

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Dr Lee Guek Eng talks with Thomson Breast Centre

In an annual National Registry of Disease Office report from 2015, 19% of breast cancers in Singapore were women aged 44 years and under. These young women often face unique challenges during this pivotal time in their lives from family concerns to career progression, body image and societal expectations.

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Icon Medical Oncologist Dr Lee Guek Eng recently spoke alongside Thomson Breast Centre’s Dr Tan Yia Swam where they discussed breast cancer in young women, including detection, treatment options and fertility preservation. Watch the webinar below.

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