Princess Ghida launches Arab Breast Cancer Awareness campaign

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HRH Princess Ghida Talal. (File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — HRH Princess Ghida Talal launched the 8th Arab Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign for 2023 on Sunday, with the slogan "A Step Towards Life, Get Screened." Hosted by the Jordan Breast Cancer Program, the campaign's primary goal is to raise awareness and promote early detection tests for breast cancer among Arab women.اضافة اعلان

According to the JBCP website, breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women worldwide, with the latest statistics indicating that 2.3 million new cases were diagnosed in 2020.

Princess Ghida, who also serves as the Chairperson of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation and Center, emphasized the critical importance of early breast cancer detection tests, particularly mammograms, in saving women's lives.

15 Arab countries, including Algeria, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Oman, Mauritania, Palestine, Egypt, Lebanon, Sudan, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Tunisia, Qatar, and Jordan, are actively participating in this campaign.

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