1 in 4 Malaysian Gets Cancer by Age 75
February 18, 2022
Globally, 10 million people die from cancer every year. And at least 1/3rd of common cancers are preventable. Many lives could be saved each year if appropriate strategies are being applied and practised such as prevention, early detection and treatment.
Cancer is when some of the body’s cells grow uncontrollably and spread to other parts of the body. Our body is made up of trillions of cells and cancer can start almost anywhere in the body.
Precancerous (or premalignant)
Five main types of cancer classified according to the type of cell they start from.
Lymphoma and Myeloma
Brain and spinal cord cancers