PM Lee’s surgery for has gone well, according to a Facebook post on his official page.
STATEMENT FROM THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s surgery was successful.
Professor Christopher Cheng, the lead urologist at the Singapore General Hospital who undertook the operation said, “The surgery went very smoothly, and he is expected to recover fully.”
Prof Cheng confirmed that there is no relationship between the previous lymphoma and the current prostate cancer.
PM Lee is grateful for the good wishes from all.
PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
16 FEBRUARY 2015
Prostate cancer is a serious problem, with statistics showing that 1 man in 7 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Professionals have recommended that men get regular checkups to ensure early diagnosis.