NA Mohd Taib
Affiliation: University of Malaya
- Breast cancer in malaysia: are our women getting the right message? 10 year-experience in a single institution in MalaysiaNur Aishah Taib
Department of Surgery, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:141-5. 2007..Women are an integral part of not only the nation's workforce but the lifeline of the family - hopefully in the next decade we will see great improvement in the survival of Malaysian women with breast cancer...
- A grounded explanation of why women present with advanced breast cancerNur Aishah Taib
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
World J Surg 38:1676-84. 2014..Advanced breast cancer presentation remains a large obstacle in lowering mortality rates in low- and middle-resource countries. This study aims to explore the reasons why women present with breast cancer at an advanced stage...
- Comparable frequency of BRCA1, BRCA2 and TP53 germline mutations in a multi-ethnic Asian cohort suggests TP53 screening should be offered together with BRCA1/2 screening to early-onset breast cancer patientsDaphne S C Lee
Cancer Research Initiatives Foundation, Sime Darby Medical Centre, 1 Jalan SS12 1A, Subang Jaya, 47500 Selangor, Malaysia
Breast Cancer Res 14:R66. 2012....
- Survival analysis of Malaysian women with breast cancer: results from the University of Malaya Medical CentreNur Aishah bt Mohd Taib
Department of Surgery, University Malaya Medical Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:197-202. 2008..Breast cancer is the commonest cancer amongst Malaysian women but local survival data are scarce. The present study was therefore conducted to assess overall survival and prognostic factors in Malaysian breast cancer patients...
- Recognising symptoms of breast cancer as a reason for delayed presentation in Asian women--the psycho-socio-cultural model for breast symptom appraisal: opportunities for interventionNur Aishah Taib
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12:1601-8. 2011..Patient delay beyond three months has been shown to reduce survival. This paper aims to explore the experience of Malaysian women presenting with advanced breast cancer with regards to their interpretation of breast symptoms...
- Evaluation of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and risk-prediction models in a typical Asian country (Malaysia) with a relatively low incidence of breast cancerE Thirthagiri
Cancer Research Initiatives Foundation, Subang Jaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Breast Cancer Res 10:R59. 2008..Here, we report the results of genetic testing for mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes in a series of families with breast cancer in the multi-ethnic population (Malay, Chinese and Indian) of Malaysia...