In an effort to raise awareness about Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the City Health Office (CHO) conducted an advocacy campaign on October 13, 2023, at the Liga Administration Building in Brgy. Sumpong, Malaybalay City.
The event was organized by the CHO’s Cancer Control Program Medical Staff. Invited guest speaker, Dr. Efren Domiciano Villahermosa shared valuable insights on the importance of early detection and prevention.
The primary objectives of the campaign were to increase awareness about breast cancer, encourage individuals to understand the disease, and foster trust in consulting with medical professionals if any symptoms manifest.
The campaign emphasized the critical role of early detection in significantly improving the chances of survival for breast cancer patients. The event aimed to empower the community with knowledge and resources to combat this life-threatening disease.