More than 3,500 women diagnosed with breast cancer in Afghanistan each year: MoPH

The Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health announced an annual incidence of 3,500 cases of breast cancer among Afghan women.

The ministry said in a statement that more than 3,500 women suffer from breast cancer annually, with half of them losing their lives.

The Ministry said that the appearance of a lump in breast or armpit, skin puckering, changes in the shape, size and color of the breast, nipple retraction, orange skin and nipple discharge (other than breast milk), are the symptoms of the disease.

2 / October 2018