Due to a lack of awareness (even in metro cities), the absence of a nationwide, population-based breast cancer screening programme and more than 60 per cent of breast cancers getting detected at an advanced stage, most cancer patients succumb to the disease within a year of getting diagnosed.
By Mr Akansh Khurana, Co-founder, and CEO, THB Technology Today, Breast Cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women. Rhonda is fighting Metastatic Breast Cancer, that's when the cancer has spread to other organs. Screening saves lives by finding breast cancer earlier, when treatment may be more successful.
Brem said annual fundraisers, like the Blush Lunch hosted earlier this month, also offset the expenses of the Mammovan.
"We fed them, we kept them entertained with videos and trivia games so it wasn't boring, the process may have been a little long because some patients we had to stay a little longer with, but we had a good batch of doctors, students from the American University of Antigua who helped out, Breast Friends and Lions", she said.
However, ironically despite such an alarming situation, no tangible steps have ever been taken to rein in the rising trend of the disease except mere observing October a Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as it could be judged from the fact that there is only one breast cancer screening center in public sector hospital across the country.
Aibinuomo gave the advice in Ilorin at a seminar on breast cancer, in commemoration of the World Breast Cancer Week. The analysis revealed that there was a almost 70% chance that breast cancer would reoccur once it had gone into remission. The International Breast Cancer Study Group, which includes the Australia New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group, provided trial access to patients around the world.
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) issued a report recently which indicated that cancer will kill almost 10 million people in 2018. Such regular screenings will thereby enable timely diagnosis, leading to better treatment options, a higher survival rate, lower recurrence rate, and most importantly, an improved quality of life for the patient.
"Everyone should be responsive to any change in his or her body, because the only way it can be cured is through early detection", she said.
Brem said that a year ago, Eaglebank - a bank in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area - donated a new Mammovan to the program that features 3-D mammography technology.
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