“Breast cancer” was ranked No. 1 in Thai women’s screening, knowing quickly, and treating it

“Breast cancer” is the number 1 cancer among women in Thailand. Many people see it as a scary disease. But in fact, there is a chance to be completely cured. If detected in the early stages

Statistics of International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) He revealed that Thai women are also sick in 2020 “Breast cancer” Approximately 22,000 new cases per year, or 60 people per day, and approximately 8,270 deaths from breast cancer, or 23 people per day, tend to increase the incidence rate continuously. it is predicted that in the year 2040 it will find patients breast cancer Around 27,600 new cases a year are at risk breast cancer In Thai women, it is about 1 in 24 and the risk of death is 1 in 72. The countries with the highest risk of breast cancer include Australia, 1 in 10 and the United States, 1 in 11.

On 5 October 65 Special Professor Dr. Teerawut Kuhaprema Bangkok Cancer Hospital Director Wattanosoth spoke at the press conference to launch the Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2022 project, “Looking for breast cancer. to the poor” on the occasion of World Breast Cancer Day 2022 at Bangkok Wattanosoth Cancer Hospital, marking that 15 years ago cervical cancer This is the number 1 cancer for women in Thailand, but it can now be screened because it is a national policy. This puts cervical cancer down to fifth place.

on the contrary “Breast cancer” the most common cancer among women became number 1 because of screening specifically Digital mammogram screening and diagnosis of breast cancer remains a challenge in Thailand and Asia. Because there is no country that can be fully screened. except Singapore

Quick to know, it can be treated

Special Professor Dr. Teerawut explain that further National policy still cannot provide mammograms. it can be in the screening benefits due to high price including resources A doctor who specializes in reading is not enough. However, “breast cancer” can be cured, but it must be early, and in addition, the breast can be preserved. But most cases of breast cancer are treated at stages 3-4.

“Screening is important. to look for early and asymptomatic cancer Treatment in 220 types of cancer, breast cancer is considered to have a very good result. Overall, 60-70% can be cured. and if detected in the early stages There is a chance of a cure of more than 100% because the treatment technology has developed a lot, namely the 4 pillars of the treatment are surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy. Makes breast cancer treatment less scary.”

Guidelines for the prevention of breast cancer

for the four basic guidelines In preventing breast cancer is

1. Learn about the risk factors.

2. Don’t avoid screening.

3. Palpate the breast regularly.

4. Do activities that promote health, such as exercise. It will help a lot.

Women who should be screened for breast cancer include those with a history of abnormal gene testing. or if you have a close relative with the abnormal gene found It should start at age 25 and women aged 40 and over should have a breast cancer screening test every year. If you feel a lump in the breast area or bleeding in the nipple AND other abnormalities in the breast area you should see a doctor immediately.

The car “mammogram” is moving

This is because in October every year. It’s a month to campaign against breast cancer, Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2022, Bangkok Hospital Group 1 is: Bangkok Wattanosoth Cancer Hospital Bangkok Sanamchan Hospital Bangkok Muang Rat Hospital Bangkok Hospital Phetchaburi and Bangkok Hua Hin Hospital cooperate with the Vejdusit Foundation under the auspices of His Majesty the King. His Royal Highness Prince Kalayani Vadhana Krom Luang Narathiwat Rajanagarindra organized the project “Increasing the opportunity and reducing the risk through breast cancer screening Closing the gap in care..filling all treatment for breast cancer patients”

screening for roaming breast cancer by organizing a Mobile Digital Mammogram and Ultrasound (Mobile Digital Mammogram and Ultrasound) and launching a mobile unit to detect the risk of breast cancer for Thai women free of charge. at various service points in Bangkok and other provinces in the west Supports a target group of 50 people per service point, including

  • Huai Khwang Bangkok Regional Office Service Point, 11 October 2022
  • Bangkok Hua Hin Hospital service point on 18 – 19 October 2022
  • Service point, Bangkok Hospital, Phetchaburi, Phetchaburi Province, 20-22 October 2022
  • Service point at Bangkok Muang Rat Hospital, Ratchaburi Province, 23-25 ​​October 2022
  • Service point at Bangkok Sanam Chan Hospital, Nakhon Pathom Province, October 26-28, 2022.

Special Professor Dr. Teerawut he went on to say that Bangkok Hospital Group 1 established the “Roaming Breast Cancer Search Project. with a digital mobile mammogram Helping Thai people who do not have access to breast cancer screening in Bangkok and the West and if abnormalities are found, they are treated promptly. Help reduce the deaths caused by breast cancer more.

The exam is supported by the Vejdusit Foundation. in the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Kalayani Vadhana Krom Luang Narathiwat Ratchanakarin and is supported by the government Huai Khwang Regional Office and Provincial Public Health Office Help to select candidates for breast cancer screening in each province including encouraging society to realize’ the need for risk factor learning screening

“Breast cancer” is not a terrible disease. It is a cancer that has a chance to be cured if it is detected early if we know and prevent it so that it can be treated early with annual breast cancer screening. and they can feel the breasts themselves monthly If abnormalities are found, see a doctor to help reduce the rate of loss from breast cancer.

“Cancer” is the most common in Thai women.

Number 1 breast cancer

lung cancer second

3rd place liver cancer

4th place for colorectal cancer

5th place cervical cancer

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