Jubail Industrial City: On Sunday 29 -1-1437 H ( 30-10-2016 ) and, the outpatient building in RC Hospital was the scene for the Two - Day Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, organized by Health Services Program for RC in Jubail in association with the Saudi Cancer Society in the Eastern Province.
Mr. Mohammed S. AL-Shamrie, Director of Health Services Program for RC in Jubail initiated the campaign, and then he toured the exhibitions associated with the campaign where he was briefed by the female consultants and specialists at Health Services Program for RC in Jubail about the importance of early detection for breast cancer and means of prevention thereof.
Dr. Obaid Al-Dhufairi, Head of Radiology Section & Events Committee stated that our objective is to spread medical education about preventive methods to avoid breast cancer, especially among women over 40 years old. He said that the event is hosting 6 corners of awareness and education supervised by more than 10 male and female specialists for education and awareness to facilitate delivering information to visitors.
The Director of Health Services Program, Mr. Mohammed S. Al-Shamrie appreciated the efforts of the Saudi Cancer Society in the Eastern Province, as well as the male and female staff for their contribution to highlight the role of awareness and education of the importance of early detection of cancer tumors. He mentioned that the Health Services Program for RC in Jubail role is not only to deliver treatment service but also to motivate the educational awareness and preventive role for the community through seminars, presentations, conferences, and events organized by the program.
The Director called on members of the society to take advantage of these programs and events as it comprises medical information and awareness instructions.