Mammogram, step to deter breast cancer
Rabiatul Adawiyah Yahya 3/3/08
USIM- All women in Malaysia was encouraged to do inspection through procedure of mammogram whereby it is the effective way to impressive the sign of breast cancer, urge Nazim Ishak, the Officer of Explainer at Lembaga Penduduk and Pembangunan Keluarga Negara (LPPKN) in exhibition that was organized by the Pembimbing Rakan Universiti (PRU), USIM. He added, mammogram is the best way to inspect breast cancer compared manually, this inspection is using high technology appliance in medical field.
He said, LPPKN under Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat was having promotion of mammogram whereby the subsidy will be given to women aged 40 and above, RM50.00. “It is the way to encourage this group to do an inspection as the first step to guarantee their healthy life,” he remarked.
The exhibition was existed 2 days, exploring the disease of breast cancer to students and USIM’s staff who believed that it is the first killer in the country. Instead, that exhibition also aimed to promote and introduced the agency of LPPKN to society explicitly in spreading information related to health that should be care by each individual.
Besides that, Academic Bureau of PRU, Mohd Razlan, 22, expressed that this was for giving information to students and open for new members to those interested with them. “This exhibition had own motive and objective in delivering true source of information to students,” he said.
Mohd Razlan added, the exhibition was organized had good feedback from students and the outsiders such as LPPKN, PENGASIH, and Agensi Anti Dadah Kebangsaan, Negeri Sembilan. Hope from him that the program should be doing ceaseless and have good response from outsiders in delivering messages especially students and society generally.