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Many women feel shy talking about their breast problems and choose to ignore them. It is however very important for early diagnosis and treatment when dealing with serious breast conditions such as breast cancer.
Dr Tan Yah Yuen has been managing breast conditions since the late 1990s and since 2005 has dedicated her practice to dealing solely in breast diseases.  She treats a wide spectrum of breast conditions including lactation-related complications, hormone-related breast changes, minimally invasive biopsy procedures, and surgery for benign tumours and breast cancer. Rest assured that you will receive a clear explanation of the test results, the underlying condition, and recommended treatment tailored to your needs.
Facts About Breast Cancer
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  • As a woman grows older, the risk of breast cancer increases. The highest incidence is in women in their late 40s and 50s, but breast cancer can also occur in women in their 30s.
  • One per cent of all breast cancers occur in men.
  • The most common symptom of breast cancer is a painless lump in the breast.
Breast Cancer in Today's World: fortunately treatment is getting better and less invasive
Index of Published Articles
Public Awareness: Watch Interview with BayonTV
Q & A: Nipple Itch
When is A Breast Biopsy Needed?
Recent Updates
From the Internet
  • Having a healthy diet and avoiding excessive weight gain will reduce your risk of breast cancer as well as a host of other lifestyle diseases like diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

    Read about how else to protect yourself again breast cancer, in the May issue of Expat Living Singapore here… (at page 371).
  • Having breast cancer does not mean you have to lose your breast. If the cancer is limited in its size/extent, a partial removal of the breast (lumpectomy or wide excision) together with breast radiotherapy can be performed. Alternatively, an immediate reconstruction of the breast can be done at the same time as a mastectomy. Read further about this here.....