(QCS) Concludes “You can do it” for prostate cancer awareness

Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) Concluded “You can do it “campaign to raise awareness about the most common cancers among men especially prostate   cancer which is the third most common cancers in Qatar according to Qatar National Registry (QNCR) – Ministry of Public Health 2016.

QCS charity has launched “you can do it ” awareness campaign via its electronic platforms Within the framework of the preventive measures to limit the spread of Novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) , by broadcasting awareness messages and videos related to men’s health and the most common cancer between them especially prostate cancer  , in addition several virtual workshops have been launched targeting many institutions, ministries, hotels, schools, universities, and health institutions , and an awareness workshop for QCS’s employees through “Your Health in Your Hand” program .

Many institutions and agencies in Qatar participated in the campaign that aims to raise public awareness of men’s health especially prostate cancer, ways to prevent it and the importance of early detection of prostate cancer especially that about 1 man in 9 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime (American Cancer Society 2020) , the second most common cancer in men worldwide (World Cancer Research Fund, 2018,   and the third most common cancers in Qatar according to Qatar National Registry (QNCR) – Ministry of Public Health 2016.

 

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