Industrial accident victim a cancer survivor

Madam Zarimah Mohamad's burial at the Choa Chu Kang Muslim Cemetery yesterday. Her eldest son said she had Stage 3 breast cancer about five years ago. She had surgery and chemotherapy, and had been feeling unwell since, but chose to continue working
Madam Zarimah Mohamad's burial at the Choa Chu Kang Muslim Cemetery yesterday. Her eldest son said she had Stage 3 breast cancer about five years ago. She had surgery and chemotherapy, and had been feeling unwell since, but chose to continue working to help pay the medical bills.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

58-year-old who died at Admiralty facility had been told she might have a relapse

A breast cancer survivor, Madam Zarimah Mohamad was facing the prospect of another prolonged battle with the disease.

She often felt unwell but the mother of four continued working to help pay for her medical bills.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 27, 2018, with the headline 'Industrial accident victim a cancer survivor'. Print Edition | Subscribe