33-year-old final-stage lung cancer patient climbs Mount Kinabalu

Late-stage lung cancer patient Elden Yee (centre) with his brother Elmer Yee and Mr Elden Yee's wife, florist Karen Lau. They are pictured near the summit of Mount Kinabalu in Sabah. PHOTO: COURTESY OF ELMER YEE
Mr Yee prepared for the climb by exercising to Nintendo Switch fitness videos and climbing stairs at his Housing Board block. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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SINGAPORE – A final-stage lung cancer patient in his 30s has climbed Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia, a little over a year after he was diagnosed.

Software engineer Elden Yee’s feat, accomplished in June, inspired his doctor to form a stair-climbing group for lung cancer patients.

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