Knowledge is indeed a power. When we start to face our fears through knowledge, our worries and anticipations will certainly disappear. This is also applied to when women are diagnosed with cancer but do not really know because of late diagnosis. This is why awareness plays a significant role to reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education symptoms and treatment which is indeed associated with higher long-term survival rates reaching a permanent cure.
Makhzoumi Foundation in line with the National Breast Cancer Campaign launched in October 2017 by the Ministry of Public Health is doing mammography at a reduced cost to encourage women for early screening.
Billboards everywhere in Beirut are set to remind every woman to take care. Outreach awareness sessions are also done until the end of the campaign in January 2018.