Wednesday , October 18 2017

‘35-40 out of 1,000 women suffer from breast cancer’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Dr Najla Al-Sayed from Sabah Hospital says breast cancer is among the most fatal diseases in Kuwait and is widespread among the women in Kuwait, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

On the sidelines of a lecture she delivered at the Conference Center in Al-Sayer Holding Group, she said about 35-40 out of every 1000 women suffer from breast cancer. On the other hand, the percentage of breast cancer among men is very low.

Dr Al-Sayed insisted that early detection of breast cancer helps in treating 90 percent of the patients, adding that several theories entail the causes for breast cancer include radiation, some chemical substances and antiperspirants, some viral infections and smoking.

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