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Winning the battle against cervical cancer in Singapore

Cervical cancer is considered to be one of the most preventable cancers, with vaccines able to protect against most cases. With more women getting screened, the incidence of cervical cancer here has also fallen over the years.

Winning the battle against cervical cancer in Singapore
Ms Noorliza Binte Ismail, 43, a cervical cancer survivor. PHOTO: ALICIA CHAN FOR THE STRAITS TIMES
Dr Wong, a gynaecologist, expects to see cervical cancer fall off the list of the top 10 cancers in women here over the next few years. PHOTO: MOUNT ELIZABETH HOSPITAL

Salma Khalik
Senior Health Correspondent
salma@sph.com.sg

Cancer of the cervix is one of the most preventable and treatable of cancers.