Early stage symptom awareness needed to detect ovarian cancer, says Khairy

Published on 21 Jun 2022 6:07:42 PM

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin on Tuesday (June 21) said that a majority of ovarian cancer cases in Malaysia are detected at stage 3 and 4 given that widespread screening is generally not reliable and not widely available.

He urged women to look out for ovarian cancer risk factors such as weight loss, bloated stomach and pelvic pain, among others.

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