Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Singaporean women. More than 29% of all cancers diagnosed in women are breast cancers.
Studies have shown that your breast cancer risk is higher if you have a first-degree or multiple relatives with breast cancer.
In hopes of avoiding future disease, a DxD reader with a strong family history of breast cancer wanted to know if she should go for a prophylactic mastectomy even though she has not been diagnosed with breast cancer. She shared that her mother and two of her aunts had the disease.