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Cancer screening at Raffah hospital.

Byline: Times News Service

MUSCAT: Al Raffah Hospital, in its commitment to care for the people, is offering special discounts on cancer screening and free counseling to individuals from February 4 to 18.

Screening tests help find cancer at an early stage before symptoms appear. According to the World Health Organisation, cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide. However, 30 per cent of cancer deaths can be prevented if symptoms are treated early.

The most common cancer deaths are lung, stomach, liver, colon, prostate and breast cancer. Early symptoms of cancer include lumps, sores, persistent indigestion, persistent coughing and bleeding from the bodyEoe1/4aos orifice.

Individuals aged 20 and above are encouraged to avail of Al RaffahEoe1/4aos special offer to help prevent any symptom of such deadly disease.

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Publication:Times of Oman (Muscat, Oman)
Date:Feb 6, 2010
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