Thursday, 28 Jan 2021
The sultanate will launch on Sunday the National Campaign on Early Detection of Breast Cancer which will run until March 14, 2019.

National campaign on breast cancer detection starts

The campaign is the outcome of collaborative efforts exerted by the Ministry of Health represented by the Department of Woman and Child Health, along with the Oman Cancer Association (OCA) and Roch Pharmaceuticals, stated a press release.

The campaign that aims at educating the neighborhood on the early detection of distinct breast ailments will commence from Dhofar governorate and conclude in Dhahirah governorate.

A bus will tour the distinct governorates of the sultanate providing mammogram for ladies in the age group of 40-69 years below the campaign.

The worldwide and sultanate’s statistics, prove that this certain category is a lot more exposed to the different breast tumours particularly the malignant varieties.

The national campaign requires lectures for each genders in the neighborhood, as nicely as in schools, institutes, and colleges, apart from instruction workshops for well being workers.

In line with the lectures, the campaign’s mobile mammography unit will also examine ladies at well being centres and polyclinics. Moreover, a quantity of leaflets and booklets on breast cancer self-examination will be distributed to neighborhood folks, highlighting indicates of handling any abnormalities.

Breast cancer ranks best amongst the diagnosed female cancer instances in Oman. The newest statistics released by the Ministry of Health indicate that breast cancer accounts for about 23 per cent of the total cancers.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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