1TV: Around 60,000 people develop breast cancer each year in Afghanistan, a non-governmental organization said on Saturday citing a survey. Capital Kabul had most number of breast cancer patients, followed by Balkh, Panjshir and Kapisa provinces, said Javed Safi, head of ACF. Meanwhile, Afghanistan Medical Council said that breast cancer was deadliest disease for women after heart
Tolo News: Figures by the Ministry of Public Health show that 20,000 people are suffering from cancer diseases every year, of which 15,000 lose their lives. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among Afghans, the statistics show. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Figures by the Ministry of Public Health show that almost 40,000 people have been diagnosed with different types of cancer diseases, citing lack of awareness for an increase in the number of patients countrywide. The figures show that more than 3,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018, of which, 1,700 patients have died due
IWPR: Breast cancer is the second most common cause of death for women in Afghanistan after maternal mortality. But there is little public awareness around the issue, including encouraging women to be vigilant for signs which include breast lumps, swelling, changes in colour or texture and a nipple that is inverted or bleeding. There are