With the incidences of breast cancer in younger women on the rise in the nation, UAE’s Pink Caravan early detection initiative urges women to not wait until they turn 40 to get checked.
Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and the fourth most common overall, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), but its relationship to obesity remains unclear.
"The double whammy is serious, but fixable, and I'm hoping for a favourable outcome," she said. "It's going to stink for a while, but I'll fight with all I have got." Navratilova noticed an enlarged lymph node in her neck during November's WTA Finals in Fort Worth.
By drinking up to one cup per day, the associated risk went up to 50 per cent, and for those drinking two to three cups per day, the risk increased further to 70 per cent to 80 per cent, the researchers said.
Jordanian fashion designer Ghada Zada, who is also a breast cancer patient, spreads hope and positivity with her work.
As part of the Pink Caravan Ride’s efforts to curb breast cancer and increase awareness, the FOCP’s annual initiative is offering free breast cancer screenings in all seven emirates through their mobile clinics and mammography unit during the seven-day national ride.
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has launched the 4th Angel Programme aimed at empowering those affected by cancer and its treatment. The programme has been extended from Cleveland Clinic and brought to the UAE in what is its first international expansion.
The unique feature of this drug is that it has no side effects and its effectiveness depends on the estrogen receptors in the majority of breast tumors.
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women, and accounts for almost 30 per cent of the entire cancer burden reported among women.