What you need to know about Breast Cancer
Here we are giving you some important
information to know and consider about breast
cancer, and we hope you can carry the message
with us to benefit the whole community.
Breast Cancer is the most spreading
cancer among women in Saudi Arabia and
it is of a incidence of 22.6%.
70% of the breast cancer cases detected
in Saudi Arabia is in the late stages
which make them difficult to be cured.
Early detection of cancer improves the
surviving rates up to 98%.
The Early detection is based on: The
Breast self exam, the breast clinical
exam, and the mammogram.
80- 90 % of the breast tumors are
The incidence of cancer increases by
If you detected any changes of your
breast size or shape, any lumps,
discharges from the nipple, so you have
to seek for clinical advices and see
your doctor immediately.
The modern technologies introduced to
cancer treatment improved the treatment
results and survival rates.
Mastectomies are done only in advanced
stages of cancers, not in all of them as
most of the people thought.
Chemotherapies are painful; but it is
one of the most powerful treatments to
The family and friends support is
essential in cancer treatment.
Your faith in God, your courage, are
your inspirations to face breast cancer,
and you can do it!