Friday, March 19, 2010

A Will To Survive: Ovarian Cancer

This is taken from Makna Neoplasia (newsletter) issue 3/2009.

Puan Hamidah Binti Abu Bakar, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 51. The early symptoms she felt were dismissed as normal signs of aging woman. Her distended stomach, lack of breath and appetite eventually made her uncomfortable that she sought a doctor's opinion. In Feb 2006, a blood test and a CT scan proved positive that Puan Hamidah is affected with ovarian cancer and shockingly, it had progressed to Stage 4. Nevertheless, Puan Hamidah had no choice but to face facts and began her treatment as a cancer patient.

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