1750 Lebanese diagnosed with breast cancer each year


After last October campaign succeeded in helping many Lebanese women diagnose breast cancer at an early stage, it was once again launched this October.

Gynecologist Faysal El Kak told LBCI that there are several reasons behind breast cancer, stressing that around 1750 Lebanese women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year.

The doctor added that 95% of these women are healed when the cancer is diagnosed at an early stage.

Mirna, a woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer told LBCI that the treatment phase was long and hard. She lost her hair and was constantly pale, however she emphasized that her strong will and her love for life helped her get through the phase and she’s finally healed.