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NCD Chronicles #18: Colorectal Cancer - Surviving The Surgeries And The Colostomy Bag

Choo Mei Sze, Colorectal Cancer Survivor & Youth Ambassador, National Cancer Society of Malaysia | Norazri, Colorectal Cancer Patient & Patient Support Ambassador, Colorectal Cancer Survivorship Society Malaysia (CORUM)

29-Apr-24 16:00

NCD Chronicles #18: Colorectal Cancer - Surviving The Surgeries And The Colostomy Bag

Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in Malaysia among men and women, and is predominantly diagnosed in the late stages. On this episode of NCD Chronicles, we hear two very different stories of being diagnosed with colorectal cancer: Choo Mei Sze, who celebrates her 10th-year cancer-versary this year, and Norazri, who is still undergoing treatment. Contact National Cancer Society of Malaysia or Colorectal Cancer Survivorship Society Malaysia (CORUM) for information on patient support.  


NCD Chronicles is a series about people living with NCDs, going beyond the diagnosis to explore their personal experiences, their challenges, as well as the impact of their health condition on their loved ones. These stories reveal the importance of understanding the unique struggles and needs of the individuals behind the disease, in our response to the NCD epidemic.

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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Categories:  managing diseasewellness

Tags:  the bigger picturehealth and livingncdchroniclescolorectal cancercancerscreeningnon communicable disease





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