Breast Cancer

Over 34.7 million women screened under Egypt’s early breast cancer detection initiative

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 - 02:48 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health has announced screening more than 34.7 million women under Egyptian President’s Egyptian Women's Health Initiative for early detection and treatment of breast cancer, which was launched in 2019.

Egypt’s ‘Women's Health Initiative’ comes as part of Int'l protocols to face breast cancer, Health min.

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 09:29 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population said on Monday that the Women's Health Initiative comes as par of the latest global protocols for facing breast cancer.

Self-examination detects 25% of breast cancer cases: Health Ministry

Sat, 29 Oct 2022 - 06:22 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population said that self-examination helps detect breast cancer by up to 25 percent of the cases.

Rate of detection of tumor in early stages rise to 70.5% in Egypt: Ministry

Tue, 18 Oct 2022 - 08:00 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that the rate of detection of tumors in the early stages increased to 70.5 percent.

It’s Pink October: Let’s Keep on Raising Awareness of Breast Cancer

Mon, 10 Oct 2022 - 03:13 GMT

Pink ribbon campaigns and fundraising events are held all over the world to raise awareness of this disease and we all should take part no matter how small.

Recovery rates of women with breast cancer signifcantly improved in Egypt thanks to presidential initiative: Official

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 12:43 GMT

The recovery rates of women diagnosed with breast cancer in Egypt have significantly improved, thanks to the efforts of the Presidential Initiative during the past two years.

Number of women screened for breast cancer in Egypt jumps by nearly 2.5M in 90 days

Mon, 11 Jul 2022 - 12:25 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population made the announcement Monday.

Figure of females screened for breast cancer since launching of Women Health Initiative declared

Sun, 10 Apr 2022 - 04:06 GMT

The service is offered to females aged above 18 at 3,538 healthcare units, and 114 hospitals nationwide.

"Psychological Support for Cancer Patients" symposium to be held in Heliopolis Library for Children on Nov. 15

Sun, 14 Nov 2021 - 01:54 GMT

During the symposium, Breast Cancer Consultant Basem Saleh will speak.

60% of early-detected breast cancer cases do not need chemotherapy: Health Ministry

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 08:53 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Health reiterated its calls on women to seek early detection test of breast cancer, saying that 60 percent of breast cancer cases that were detected early do not need chemotherapy.

9 things that didn't exist in Egypt before June 30 Revolution

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Between January 28, 2011 and July 3, 2013, Egypt lived in political instability because of overthrowing two regimes.

12M Egyptian women screened for breast cancer over 18 months

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 10:16 GMT

It is noted that the initiative was part of 100 Million Healthy Lives Campaign that screened Egyptians for hepatitis C, and chronic diseases.

Egyptian presidential initiative to test women for breast cancer resumes: Health Ministry

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 11:22 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health announced the resumption of a presidential initiative launched last year to test women for breast cancer, which is the second leading cause of death among Egyptian women, according to the minister.

Health initiative points up regular checks for breast cancer

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 08:07 GMT

One in every eight women is likely to get breast cancer in her lifetime.

2.7 million women screened as part of presidential health initiative: Min.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 - 11:14 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed said that nearly 2.7 million women have undergone medical checkups as part of an initiative launched by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to improve people’s health.

Avon launches Egypt campaign for breast cancer awareness in October

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 - 12:12 GMT

Avon, a global leader in beauty, innovation and empowering women, is helping raise awareness of breast cancer as the most prevalent form of cancer among Egyptian women. Throughout the month of October, Avon Egypt hosted a series of initiatives as part of

Nasser Institute, MoH to hold seminar on breast cancer awareness

Thu, 24 Oct 2019 - 07:28 GMT

Nasser Institute for Research and Treatment is organizing a seminar next Tuesday on proper dieting to help treat or avoid breast cancer.

Breast cancer awareness campaign kicks off at Arab League premises

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 11:36 GMT

The Arab League in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched on Monday a breast cancer awareness campaign entitled "Your life is precious" to encourage the early detection and treatment of the disease.

Elissa encourages women to undergo early Breast Cancer detection tests

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 - 01:31 GMT

“October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, my case, my story and my strength, if you're a woman, see your doctor for regular check-ups." tweeted Elissa on her official twitter account.

Egyptian, Iraqi FMs discuss bilateral ties

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 - 11:24 GMT

Both Ministers affirmed that the solution of regional issues should be sought by peaceful means and via dialogue between disputed parts to maintain stability in the whole region.