Seek early treatment and avoid cancer deaths, says minister


PUTRAJAYA: A major factor in the higher number of deaths due to cancer is because patients failed to seek early treatment, says Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.

Almost 60% were detected at Stage III and IV due to lack of public awareness on the importance of early diagnosis and screening, the Health Minister added.

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