The Egyptian Society of Cervical Endoscopy reveals the details of launching a campaign to detect cancer
The Health Care Authority, headed by Dr. Ahmed El-Sobky, Chairman of the Authority, will launch, tomorrow, Saturday, a free campaign to conduct early cervical cancer screening, at Ismailia Medical Complex, in cooperation with the Egyptian Society of Cervical Endoscopy and Abnormal Cells, headed by Dr. Mohamed El-Azab, President of the Egyptian Society of Cervical Endoscopy, And the presence of Dr. Mohamed El-Akkad, General Director of Therapeutics of the General Authority, Dr. Rania Elwani, Executive Director of the Society, Dr. Adel Hassan, Director of the Medical Complex, and members of the Egyptian Society of Cervical Endoscopy.
This was stated by Dr. Mohamed El-Azab, President of the Egyptian Society of Cervical Endoscopy, today, Friday, noting that cervical cancer is considered the 11th cancer in the world, and it is ranked fourth among different types of cancer, affecting women, and the first widespread in the reproductive system.
The head of the Egyptian Society of Cervical Endoscopy confirmed that the main cause of cervical cancer is the human papillomavirus "HPV", by 99%, which is transmitted through touch and causes symptoms of skin diseases such as acacia, fish-eye and skin appendages.
Dr. Muhammad Al-Azab added: "There are no clear symptoms of cervical cancer, and most of its common symptoms are recurring vaginal secretions, irregular menstruation, and the severity of the accompanying pain, in addition to lower pelvic pain, and during the marital relationship."
On how to protect against cervical cancer, Dr. Muhammad Al-Azab said, this is done by using a test to monitor the presence of abnormal cells or not, and if the causative virus is present or not, adding that if it is detected early, the cure rate reaches 10%.
He also added that the examination in the campaign for early detection of cervical cancer, during the free campaign, starts from the age of 25 to 65 years for married women, indicating that the result will appear within a week, and disease cases are followed up, in cooperation with the Health Care Authority, and treated under local anesthetic. Misery up to 100%.
The campaign called on Ismaili women to attend and conduct an examination, especially that the campaign is not limited to early detection, prevention and protection against cervical cancer with the latest test in the world to identify abnormal cells, as well as the virus that causes this cancer, but extends to treating cases infected with it.
The campaign aims to screen about 1.1 million women who benefit from comprehensive health insurance for early detection of cancerous tumors within all governorates of the first phase of the comprehensive health insurance system, which includes the governorates of “Port Said, Ismailia, Luxor, South Sinai, Suez, Aswan.”
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