More women in Singapore diagnosed with advanced breast cancer; younger women not spared disease

Ms Ong Li Hui had decided to undergo a bilateral mastectomy to prevent the spread of the cancer to the right breast.
Ms Ong Li Hui had decided to undergo a bilateral mastectomy to prevent the spread of the cancer to the right breast.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

SINGAPORE - In 2015, Ms Ong Li Hui was breastfeeding her son when she felt pain on the left side of her breast.

She thought it was due to a clogged milk duct, but it grew more intense as months passed. Finally, she went for a check-up after finding a lump in her left breast.

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