BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  Health and Living  >  Early Detection of Breast Cancer Saves Lives

Early Detection of Breast Cancer Saves Lives

Dr Jennifer Leong, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Sunway Medical Centre

09-Sep-21 16:00

Early Detection of Breast Cancer Saves Lives

Breast cancer is one of the most treatable cancers, especially when it is detected early. And with greater accessibility to screening tests like mammograms, as well as greater awareness about breast self-exams, early detection of breast cancer has improved over the decades. But with statistics indicating a significant number of Malaysian women diagnosed with breast cancer in the late stages, have we done enough? What are the barriers to early detection of breast cancer, and what questions and misconceptions about breast cancer screening and diagnosis that women continue to have? We find out from consultant clinical oncologist Dr Jennifer Leong from Sunway Medical Centre.

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureHealth & Livingsunwaymedicalcentrebreast cancermammogrambreast self-examHER2BRCAHealthcare, Pharma, BiotechOther personality interviewsHealth


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : The Flow (REPEAT)

Today’s Shows



10:00 AM

BBC World Service

11:00 AM

A Bit of Culture (REPEAT)

12:00 PM

I Love KL (REPEAT)

Pulau Carey; Elizabeth Cardosa

1:00 PM

Best of Enterprise (REPEAT)

Fancy A Drink?; Kim Choong, Founder of ThirstMag

1:30 PM

Raise Your Game (REPEAT)

The Power of Positive Education; Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

2:00 PM

Popcorn Culture (REPEAT)

Review: Squid Game

2:30 PM

Popcorn Culture (REPEAT)

Review: Free Guy

3:00 PM

GGWP (REPEAT)

Tokyo Game Show 2021 Reaction; Jonathan Leo, Content Director, Kakuchopurei.com

4:00 PM

Pick Of The Pops

POTP Epi416 - Songs That Define The Early 60s to 80s; Patrick Teoh

6:00 PM

Wavelength (REPEAT)

7:00 PM

Take Five (REPEAT)

9:00 PM

The Flow (REPEAT)