World Health Organization (WHO) recommends immediate medical attention to prevent growing cancer prevalence in UAE. According to WHO, by 2030, the cancer cases could be on the rise of upto 961,098 in comparison to 555,318 cases in 2012. Unhealthy lifestyle and inadequate health care are to be blamed for the prevalence of breast, lung, thyroid, cervical and colorectal cancer in the UAE.
Cancer is identified as a group of more than 100 different diseases. In this medical condition, a cell starts dividing at a rate faster than normal. It grows into a lump which is known as a tumour and can be non-cancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant).
Though different types of cancers are diagnosed among in UAE population; breast cancer, leukaemia, lung and ovarian cancer and colorectal cancer are the common cancers in UAE women. Liver, colorectal, leukaemia, pancreas and lung cancers are commonly seen among men in UAE.
Cancer prevention is a key in controlling the risk of cancer. Regular screening of cancer can help in detecting this life-threatening disease at an early stage. This can facilitate a complete cure by timely removal of the precancerous growth and its subsequent treatment.
Various regular medical checkup packages are available at reasonable prices. Your life is precious and your family needs you. Do not risk your life by neglecting your health. Proper care and early detection at right time can lead to a healthy and happy life. To know more about preventive health checkup packages, please fill up the query form and we will get back to you.