Gulf fights breast cancer stigma

Some Middle East women risk death rather than undertaking breast cancer check-ups.

    Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer to affect women and early diagnosis is criticial to a patient's chances of survival.

    But in some Middle Eastern countries, women do not always go for regular check-ups, and sometimes delay treatment because of the stigma surrounding the disease.

    Al Jazeera's Nazanin Sadri reports from Doha in Qatar.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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