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Mass screening for World Cancer Day

Published:Wednesday | February 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

In an effort to raise awareness about cancer and its prevention, the Southern Regional Health Authority will commemorate tomorrow’s World Cancer Day 2019 under the theme: ‘I am, I Will’ through a mass screening outreach activity and public-education forum.

The forum will explore areas including: early detection, nutrition on cancer, impact of cancer and mental health, support systems for newly diagnosed cancer and physical activity and cancer.

Free screening for prostate, cervical and breast cancer will be carried out at the Mandeville Seventh-day Adventist Church, the Downs and Porus health centres in Manchester.