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Kazakhstan has launched the decade on the health of women


In the framework of the world day of awareness about breast cancer from 12 to 21 October 2016 in the regions of the country will be the decade on the health of women.                                                       

The main objective of the information campaign was to draw public attention to the issues of prevention and early detection of cancer, awareness among women about the importance of the timely passage of screening examinations (mammography), formation of commitment to healthy lifestyle and responsibility for their health.                                                                                                    

During the ten-day campaign in the regions of the Republic it is planned to conduct educational seminars, trainings, round tables for medical workers of primary prevention of breast cancer. For the population in organizations of primary health care will be held open days with the involvement of specialized professionals, classes in professional schools of health to reduce exposure to risk factors for breast cancer and.                                                                                                                                          

In 2015, the National screening program for early detection of benign and malignant neoplasms of the breast viewed by 408 824 women. 96 702 women were identified different pathology of the mammary glands.

In the first half of this year, from 403 589 women, to be inspected, surveyed 218 of 281 people. Identified 320 cases (0.1 percent) of breast cancer. From among the identified 313 (97.8 per cent) women are taken on dispensary registration.                                                                                                                      

It should be noted that common diseases are mastitis, cysts, benign tumors. All these diseases can cause the development of breast cancer. In this regard, every woman need to know that early diagnosis of breast disease will allow timely provide quality medical care.                                                           

Recall that the world day of awareness about breast cancer is held throughout the world each year on 21 October.

Changed on 12 October, 2016 - 16:37
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