Breast cancer is the number 1 cause of death for women worldwide.

including in Thailand

causing many organizations, both public and private sectors, to join together to campaign for Thai women to be aware of cancer

Kanchana Baramee Foundation, which has always been helping poor cancer patients, has organized a breast cancer screening project using a mobile mammogram in 2022 for at-risk and disadvantaged women in honor of His Majesty the King's 70th birthday.

In the part of Kamphaeng Phet province, where there is a tendency to have more cases of breast cancer death, has opened a breast cancer screening unit by mobile mammography in Lan Krabue, Phran Krai, Kosamphi Nakhon, Khlong Lan and Sai Thong Watthana districts.

with Ms. Supattra Klaitim, Deputy Governor of Kamphaeng Phet, Nang Nuanchan Saeng-Uthai, Prime Minister of the Red Cross of Kamphaeng Phet Province, and Dr. Weerasak Damrongphong, Deputy Doctor of Public Health of Kamphaeng Phet Province.

Take staff out for breast cancer screening services.

Dr. Weerasak revealed that

Breast cancer is the number 1 cause of morbidity and mortality among Thai women as well as women all over the world.

It found 22,158 new cases per year, or 2.5 per hour, and 8,266 deaths from breast cancer per year.

There are currently three methods of breast cancer screening:

Self-examination, diagnosis by medical personnel

and X-ray examination, which is a method for detecting abnormalities in the breast at an early stage

The cause of breast cancer is unknown and there is no vaccine to prevent it like other diseases.

It is the duty of the public health officials.

and all public health volunteers to help teach women to perform mammograms correctly and regularly.

As soon as you know that you have symptoms and seek medical attention early on, you can stop breast cancer and reduce the mortality rate.