Commission for Equal Opportunities of Women and Men of the Municipality of Centar-Skopje Debate on Self-Control and Prevention of Breast Cancer

The Commission for Equal Opportunities of Women and Men of the Municipality of Centar-Skopje, in accordance with the Program and the Action Plan for 2018, held a debate in the field of health, ie prevention of malignant diseases on the topic "Self-control and prevention of breast cancer", on 25.9.2018 in the Urban Community "Mirce Mazan". The number of malignant diseases is increasing daily. A small number of malignant diseases are the result of genetic factors. Nowadays, most malignant diseases are a consequence of modern lifestyle (inadequate nutrition, obesity, physical inactivity, smoking, stress) and other environmental impacts. The best way to combat malignant diseases is primary prevention. The purpose of the forum is to raise the awareness of women for regular medical examinations in order to prevent diseases affecting the female population. Lecturers at the panel were Biba Dodeva from NGO Borka on the topic "Breast Self-Control" and prof. Dr. Nino Vasev, specialist oncologist from UKRO, on the topic "Prevention and treatment of breast cancer".