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PCEA Ngure, kikuyu

PCEA Ngure, kikuyu

The church had organized a medical camp. Requested us to talk about cancer and carry out breast examination.

 118 persons came for breast examination and many others came asking questions four others were given referals

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Cancer Staging

    • Stage 1(Insitu): The cancerous cells are present but have not spread to nearby tissues
    • Stage 2 (Localized ): The cancerous cells are confined(limited)within the site of origin with no signs that it has spread to nearby tissues
    • Stage 3 (Regional): The cancerous cells have spread to nearby lymph nodes, tissues and organs
    • Stage 4 (Distant/Metastatic ): Cancer cells have spread to distant parts of the body



Risk factors

Risk factors both modifiable and non-modifiable Non Modifiable factors are the ones we have no control over to include age, gender, race and ethnicity. Modifiable factors we got control over to include diet and, lifestyle, eg.smoking and taking alcohol




Partnership

Women for Cancer provided the kits for cervical Cancer testing and the attendant staff, Gertrude’s Hospital provided the Clinicians, Pharmacist and Lab technologists. Beulah church provided the