KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 (Bernama) -- The public should go for scheduled medical examinations at least twice a year in order to detect cancer, said Health deputy director-general (medical) Datuk Dr Jeyaindran Sinnadurai.
He said the public should get medical examinations done to detect cancer at an early stage.
"This lack of concern and not wanting to take medical tests are among the challenges in the management of cancer in this country.
"Health examinations can be done twice a year, and early detection could reduce the mortality rate from cancer," he said in the programme "Breakfast Talk" 2/2016 series, held at the Malaysian Integrity Institute Wednesday.
Dr Jeyaindran said in 2014, an estimated 90,000 people were treated as cancer patients.....