Dubai to commence free breast cancer screening

by Medindia Content Team on  September 25, 2006 at 5:32 PM Women Health News   - G J E 4
Dubai to commence free breast cancer screening
Dubai: With a motive of enabling women the best possible avenues to maintain good health, the UAE is about to commence a free breast cancer screening in Dubai, scheduled to begin next month.

The tests will enable all women in the emirate, UAE nationals, expatriates and visitors, to avail timely screening to detect early signs of breast cancer, which is absolutely essential to achieve better treatment outcomes.

Dr Hajer Al Hosani, Director of the Maternal and Child Health Department under the Ministry of Health in Abu Dhabi said" Our programme is free of charge and it's for everybody and any nationality. You don't even require a health card .Every female has the right to be examined ... and the solution is to detect early and offer the right treatment."

The Preventative National Screening Programme expects to screen nearly 46000 women annually. According to data between 1998 and 2002, nearly 1000 women in the UAE were in the grips of this disease.

To avail the screen, an appointment can be made at the following numbers: 02-621-5525 or 02-631-1172

Source: Medindia

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Last year's campaign against Breast cancer was really very successful. Only thing was missing is to encourage people to go for Genetic testing for Breast cancer.
biotechme Friday, August 15, 2008
We are from Singapore, we are specialized & interested to offer our Health Screening to the people of Dubai. Our doctor & medical team will fly to your country to performed the health screening. Thanks
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