Resources
 
 
National Cancer Society of Malaysia (NCSM)

Website : www.cancer.org.my
Facebook : nationalcancersocietymalaysia
Email : help@cancer.org.my
Tel : +603-26987300
Helpline : 1800-08-1000

Majlis Kanser Nasional (MAKNA)

Website : www.makna.org.my
Facebook : maknacancer
Email : cancerhelpline@makna.org.my
Tel : +603-21629178
Helpline : 1-800-88-MAKNA (62562)

Pink Unity

Website : http://www.cancer.org.my
Facebook : PINK-UNITY
Email : pinkunity@cancer.org.my
Tel : +603-26987300

Malaysia Hospice Council

Website : www.malaysianhospicecouncil.org
Blog : www.malaysianhospicecouncil.blogspot.com
Email : malaysianhospicecouncil@gmail.com
Tel : +603-33242125

Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA)

Website : www.breastcancer.org.my
Facebook : breastcancerwelfareassociation
Email : info@breastcancer.org.my
Tel: +603-79540133


PRIDE Foundation

Website: www.pride.org.my
Facebook : PrideFoundationMalaysia
Email : info@pride.org.my
Tel: +603-79600366


Pink Ribbon Wellness (L) Foundation

Website: http://www.pinkribbonwellnessfoundation.org.my/
Facebook : PinkRibbonWellnessFoundation
Tel: +603-22423121


Hospis Malaysia

Website : www.hospismalaysia.org
Email : info@hospismalaysia.org
Tel: +603 9133 3936

Other Useful Resources



Pink Ribbon International : http://www.pinkribbon.org/
World Health Organization : http://www.who.int/cancer/detection/breastcancer/en/
Breastcancer.org : www.breastcancer.org
American Cancer Society : www.cancer.org
National Breast Cancer Foundation (Australia) : www.nbcf.org.au
Living Beyond Breast Cancer : http://www.lbbc.org/

 

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14National Cancer Association Malaysia. Ongoing Patients. Available at http://cancer.org.my/find-support/ongoing-patients/. Last accessed on 10 September 2013.

15NSW Cancer Institute. What is Chemotherapy and How Will It Affect Me? Available at http://www.cancerinstitute.org.au/patient-support/what-i-need-to-know/cancer-treatment/what-is-chemotherapy-and-how-will-it-affect-me. Last accessed on 17 September 2013.

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17American Cancer Society. Treatment of Invasive Breast Cancer, by Stage. Available at http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-by-stage.Last accessed on 17 September 2013.

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21American Cancer Society. Targeted Therapy for Breast Cancer. Available at http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-targeted-therapy. Last accessed on 18 September 2013.

22National Cancer Society. Nutrition Advice: Managing Your Diet during Treatment.

23World Health Organization. Appropriate body-mass index for Asian populations and its implications for policy and intervention strategies. Lancet 2004; 363: 157–63. http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/bmi_asia_strategies.pdf. Last accessed on 6 August 2014.

24Susan G Komen for Cancer. Diet and Nutrition during Treatment. Available at http://ww5.komen.org/uploadedFiles/Content_Binaries/806-399.pdf Last accessed on 16 September 2013.

25National Cancer Society Malaysia. Post Cancer Exercises.

26Get Palliative Care. What is Palliative Care? Available at http://getpalliativecare.org/whatis/. Last accessed on 3 July 2014.

27Living Beyond Breast Cancer. Finding Help and Support. Available at http://www.lbbc.org/Understanding-Breast-Cancer/Breast-Cancer-Basics/Finding-Help-and-Support. Last accessed on 7 August 2014.

28Breast Cancer Care. Complimentary Therapies. Available at https://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/breast-cancer-information/impact-breast-cancer/complementary-therapies. Last accessed on 7 October 2014.

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34Reference Statistic from Cancer research UK: Breast Cancer (C50), Proportion of Cases Diagnosed at Each Stage, All Ages, England 2014, Scotland 2014-2015 and Northern Ireland 2010-2014

35Reference: Malaysian NCR 2007

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