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Bahrain marks Gulf Cancer Awareness Week, World Cancer Day

Bahrain Cancer Society has joined the regional and international communities to mark Gulf Cancer Awareness Week and World Cancer Day.

The society held a symbolic gathering under strict COVID-19 precautionary measures on Monday to mark the start of the Gulf Cancer Awareness Week.

The GCC countries have adopted the first week of February every year as Gulf Cancer Awareness week.

The World Cancer Day is marked on February 4 under the theme “I Am and I Will”.

Bahrain Cancer Society President, Dr. Abdulrahman Fakhro, said that a decrease has been noticed in the incidence of cervical cancer due to early detection by Pap smear.


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