Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual global campaign that takes place every October to increase awareness of the disease. Read on for some regional organizations working to eradicate breast cancer that you can support this month and beyond.
The association was one of the first bodies in the country dedicated to raising awareness about the disease and providing support to patients and survivors.
Founded by Dr. Houriya Kazim, the charity organization includes the first breast cancer support group in Dubai.
A non-profit organization founded in 2014 that aims to support those inflicted by cancer.
Baheya Wahbi launched the platform in 2015 after having been diagnosed with the condition herself. The organization provides everything from early detection screening drives to chemotherapy sessions.
Founded in 2011, the initiative aims to raise awareness of the importance of screening for breast cancer and to provide facilities for the early detection of, treatment for and recovery from the disease.
For more than 20 years, the Bahrain Cancer Society has educated women about the importance of breast self-examination and the significance of early breast disease detection.