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Saturday, 17 February 2018

Health Ministry: 70% of Breast Cancer in Khartoum State

Khartoum - Khartoum State Health Minister Mamoun Humaida said that 70% of the breast cancer in Sudan in Khartoum State, saying that breast cancer is becoming a major

health problem in Sudan.  
Mamoun Hamida confirmed yesterday during a press Conference to shed light on the 2nd International Conference on breast cancer which will be from 17 -25 February 2018 under the theme "New Trends in Prevention, Diagnosis and Management of Breast Cancer ".
Unfortunately people fear cancer and do not consult the doctor at an early time. The later the case is diagnosed, the more complicated the case would become, as the disease can spread to other parts of the body, the Minister said.
The Chairman of the Organizing Committee Dr. Ahmed Al-Mubarak stated that the international conference is directed towards a broad audience including scientists, clinicians, trainees and students, patient representatives and health professionals of diverse profiles who are involved in matters facing breast cancer patients throughout their journey. We aim to attract relevant participants from within Sudan, the neighboring African countries and Middle East, he added.
Dr.  Ahmed Almobarak said The conference convenes at a time when breast cancer is becoming a major health problem in Sudan. The principle objective is to shed light on the most up-to-date accomplishments made in the research and management of breast cancer and new technologies in the field of early detection, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
"The conference provides a unique opportunity to bring together stakeholders from government, academia and grassroots organizers to share practical solutions towards the achievement of more sustainable and inclusive polices regarding breast cancer in Sudan, the region at large", he said.
Dr  Ahmed Almobarak  pointed out that Conference Goals and Purpose are to  bring together a multidisciplinary team of the relevant Scientists and Clinical & Nursing professionals involved in all aspects of breast cancer research and management, provide a  platform for the  regional breast cancer scientist and researcher to present their scientific work and share their experiences and
to establish sustainable joint regional and international collaborative research projects and networking to advance knowledge.