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A government strategy to expand the early detection program for breast cancer

Amman Today

publish date 2023-04-26 15:04:14

The Compass – The Ministry of Health seeks, through its three-year strategy (2023-2025), to expand the early detection program for breast cancer, which is the “most common” in the Kingdom, according to the King Hussein Cancer Center.

According to the strategy that I have seen.”The kingdomThe total cost of the program is 750,000 dinars, divided into three years, at a value of 250,000 dinars for each year, from 2023 to 2025.

The program, which starts this year, will be financed from the budget of the Ministry of Health and the Jordanian Breast Cancer Program, while the program will be supervised by the Directorate of Non-Communicable Diseases.

The strategy indicated that the program’s measurement indicator would be based on increasing the number of women who were examined with a mammogram. It is a type of x-ray image used to detect the presence of lumps, lumps, or changes in the breast.

Jordan annually records 7,000 cases of cancer, according to the Director General of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation, Nisreen Qatamesh, who said that breast cancer is “the most common” in the Kingdom, at a rate of 40%.

According to the center, a mammogram is the most effective screening method for detecting breast cancer in its early stages, noting that the survival rate for breast cancer in its early stages reaches 90%.

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