Cancer patient dies five weeks after winning case against CGH

Court of Appeal had found hospital negligent in its care and directed it to consider possibility of settlement

Ms Noor Azlin Abdul Rahman, 39, who was suffering from fourth stage lung cancer, died yesterday morning. Health Minister Gan Kim Yong, speaking in Parliament yesterday about the uncertainty among medical professionals following the court judgment in
Ms Noor Azlin Abdul Rahman, 39, who was suffering from fourth stage lung cancer, died yesterday morning. Health Minister Gan Kim Yong, speaking in Parliament yesterday about the uncertainty among medical professionals following the court judgment in her case, said he was saddened to hear about her death and offered his deepest condolences to her family.ST FILE PHOTO

Five weeks after she won her fight against Changi General Hospital (CGH) for not detecting her cancer early, Ms Noor Azlin Abdul Rahman lost her battle with the disease yesterday morning.

She was 39 years old and suffering from fourth stage lung cancer.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 02, 2019, with the headline 'Cancer patient dies five weeks after winning case against CGH'. Subscribe