Wan Azizah encourages women to go for cervical cancer screening


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  • Monday, 14 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Women are encouraged to go for cervical cancer screening, following a pilot programme launched to eliminate the disease in Malaysia.

Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said cervical cancer is the third most common cancer among women in Malaysia (7.7%), after breast cancer (32.1%) and colorectal cancer (10.7%).

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