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‘He persevered until the end’: NTU graduate dies after 5-year battle with rare bone cancer, Singapore News

ching shi jieMarch 17, 2023released at 10:08 AMByChing Shi Jie

He had actually gone through the torturing adverse effects of chemotherapy while studying for a degree at Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

After a five-year fight with bone cancer, 28-year-old Justin Leng Zhan Chun passed away on Tuesday (March 14) early morningLianhe Zaobao reported.

In May 2018, Leng, who was in his 2nd year at NTU organization school then, was detected with osteosarcoma after X-rays exposed that his “tooth pain” remained in truth a tumour under the left jawbone.

An unusual type of bone cancer, osteosarcoma impacts 3.4 individuals per million around the world every year

In an interview with the Chinese day-to-day, Leng’s daddy shared how his filial boy had actually begun chemotherapy instantly after his medical diagnosis and had surgical treatment to eliminate his left lower jaw.

“Zhanchun strove with the medical professionals throughout the treatment,” the 75-year-old stated.

While the uncomfortable treatment lasted up until May 2019, Leng continued playing basketball routinely throughout that time and was identified to combat cancer.

While he effectively entered into remission, a follow-up check out to the healthcare facility in June 2020, it was exposed that the cancer cells had actually spread out.

Leng’s strong determination never ever fluctuated, his mom stated, including that her boy resumed classes 3 days after an operation to prepare for a test.

“He continued till completion and finished from NTU with honours,” the 72-year-old stated.

He wished to motivate other cancer clients, mum states

Hardly 4 months into his task as a financial investment expert, Leng needed to go through chemotherapy once again when his health problem returned.

This time, Leng was informed that he had actually reached the terminal phase of cancer with just 6 months to live.

He did not offer up even at that time, his mom stated, including that her boy had actually wanted to share his journey fighting cancer to motivate other clients to face their diseases fearlessly.

On March 8, Leng was confessed to health center where physicians discovered that the cancer cells in his brain had actually spread out even more. He passed away 6 days later on.

Well-wishers can pay their last aspects to Leng at deep space deck of Block 697A Hougang Street 52. The funeral service will be held this Saturday at 10am.

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