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MOH: The most widely spread cancer in Palestine is breast cancer

Oct. 5, 2018 2:57 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 5, 2018 4:54 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian Ministry of Health said that breast cancer is the most common and widely spread type of cancer in Palestine.

The ministry said in an official statement, on Thursday, that a total of 503 new cases of breast cancer were documented until the end of 2017 in the occupied West Bank, while 327 new other cases were recorded in the besieged Gaza Strip in 2016.

Since the beginning of 2018, a total of 3,854 females underwent early examination of breast cancer in MOH centers in the West Bank, of whom 210 cases of suspected breast cancer were ordered to conduct follow-ups.

In 2017, MOH said it provided breast cancer screening services to 9,721 cases in the West Bank, of whom 2,772 cases were found to be abnormal and accounted for 28.5% of the examined cases.

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