I REFER to the recent advertisements on the
breast-screening programme - to get women to go for regular
mammograms as early detection of cancer can save breasts and
lives - placed by the Health Promotion Board.
However, the advertisement failed to emphasise that it may
not be suitable for women with breast implants.
As reported in The Sunday Times on Oct 19 last year, breast
enlargement will cause interference with
It was also reported that implants are big business, worth
an estimated $10 million a year, and that they involve mainly
How would this group of women save themselves through early
detection of breast cancer?
Perhaps it is time for these women to make a choice and for
some women's groups, cancer institutions and charities to
launch campaigns to educate women to be contented with what
nature has given them.
Beauty, after all, is in the eye of the
Lee Soh Hong (Miss)
Founder of CancerStory.com