x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

What needs to be done to improve breast cancer prevention and detection?

Far too many women neglect routine mammograms or are unaware of their importance, according to doctors. New research conducted by Dubai Hospital's Department of Oncology shows that 80 per cent of patients diagnosed with the disease have advanced cancer, which is much more difficult to treat. What needs to be be done to improve breast cancer prevention and detection? Is better education needed in schools, hospitals and workplaces to warn women about the risks of breast cancer and preventative methods?