Breast cancer awareness in focus in the UAE

east cancer is the fifth leading cause of death worldwide according to the World Health Organization.

The MENA region, and some countries in South Asia, have the highest annual diagnosis rates worldwide, mainly due to population growth and longer life expectancy.

reast cancer is the most common non-skin related malignancy in women living in GCC countries, according to reports from the US National Library of Medicine.

A 2018 report also identified that Arab patients with breast cancer showed advanced stages of malignancy at the time of diagnosis and at younger ages, compared to women in Western countries.

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