The C Word
By Sihui Ng
The C-Word And The Associated Cost Most People Fail To Consider
Mention cancer (the C-Word) and most people shudder in fear. This is not alarming, especially when cancer IS the top killer in Singapore.
Numbers Show An Increasing Cancer Risk Among Singaporeans
According to statistics released by Ministry of Health, cancer is the top principal cause of death from 2014 to 2016. Cancer accounts for close to 30% of all deaths in Singapore. And if that doesn’t scare you, brace yourself. According to a report by Straits Times, cancer diagnosis for breast cancer (women) and prostate cancer (men) has been rising sharply in Singapore…