Today is the last day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we shouldn’t forget that this is a global issue. Treatment of breast cancer is still highly stigmatized in many societies reducing survival rates.
Seventy percent of breast cancer cases in Saudi Arabia are not reported until the late stages, compared with 30 percent or fewer in the United States
Aside from being a conservative culture, even speaking the word ‘cancer’ is considered bad luck and in many cases, a death sentence. Breast cancer caught in the first 2 stages has an 81% survival rate. Millions of women here in the US can’t afford mammograms – help them by clicking on the Breast Cancer’s Free Mammogram program.