Breast Cancer - a comparative study between Malaysian and Singaporean women

@article{Yip1996BreastC,
  title={Breast Cancer - a comparative study between Malaysian and Singaporean women},
  author={C. H. Yip and Emily H H Ng},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={1996},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={264-7}
}
Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in Malaysian and Singaporean women. A study done to compare the epidemiology of the disease, as well as to compare the rate of conservative surgery between Malaysian and Singaporean women was carried out. The results show that the median age at presentation was the same in both countries, and the incidence was lower among the Malays. However, there was a significant difference in the stage at presentation and the tumour size; Singaporean women… CONTINUE READING

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