CAIRO – 24 October 2019: Egypt's Nasser Institute for Research and Treatment will hold a seminar on Tuesday, October 29, on proper dieting to help treat or avoid breast cancer.
The seminar comes within an initiative by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, entitled “Supporting Women’s Health, and Pink October, a global effort to raise awareness on breast cancer.
Head of the institute, Dr. Hazem al-Feel, said the aim of the educational seminar is to raise awareness regarding the importance of early diagnosis, especially as this helps in achieving high treatment success rates.
The seminar, entitled “You Food is Life, Pink October, Spread Awareness and Sow Hope”, comes under the auspices of the Ministry of Health and its affiliated department of Hospital Affairs.
The Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.
The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer.