Pink Ribbon Wellness (L) Foundation

‘Breast Cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide, including Asia. But the most important thing is no matter who you are or where you live, understanding breast cancer is important. Early Detection Do Save Lives’….says a Survivor.

  • Nearly 2.1 million new cases were diagnosed in 2018
  • In Asia, more than 50% of women with breast cancer are below the age of 49 years.
  • 5-year survival is 86-99% in Early Stage Cancer, but drops to 27% in women with Advanced Disease.
  • In Malaysia, the incidence continues to rise annually with WHO (Globocan 2018) predicting more than 7,500 new cases diagnosed each year. More than 40% are diagnosed with Advanced Breast Cancers at first presentation. Therefore, it is important to SCREEN!

Prevention and Awareness Programmes (2012 - 2020)

Programmes
Number Of Participants
Number Of Events
Public Lectures (2013 - 2020)
5,118
77
Breast Healthcare and Wellness Campaigns (2013 - 2019)
3,881
18
Breast Cancer Conferences (2012, 2015 & 2018)
1,160
3
Coffee Chat with the Experts (2016 - 2020)
807
30
Workshops for Survivors (2013 - 2020)
577
26
Peer Support Sessions (2020)
152
26
Wellness Camp for Survivors (2013 & 2016)
157
2
Train-The-Trainers Programme (2019)
50
1

Disclaimer

Our Education Section provides you invaluable information to navigate your cancer journey with hope and confidence.

Information has been gathered and shared from reputable sources and further complemented with years of experiential wisdom from medical professionals.

This Education Section is solely intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Do not use the information to self-diagnose or self-treat any health-related concerns. Always seek professional medical assistance.

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Early Detection Saves Lives!

Get your Regular Mammogram Screening 

  • May detect breast cancer even before it is clinically palpable, starting age 40.

Monthly Breast Self-Examination 

  • Check for changes, starting age 20.