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Under the auspeice of Dr. Amina El-meshehn, the deputy of Al-kharj Community College, the Students' Activities unit, represented by the sub-unit of social and cultural activities, organized a campaign for raising awareness among the students about the breast cancer in association with Zahra Society and Al-faysilia medcial center, entitled , " Never Wait for the Symptoms, Examine Yourself," on Thursday corresponding to 09/02/1441 AH at the hall of students' activities in the college.
Dr. Sara Alkheer, the supervisior of women section at Al-faysilia medical center defined breast cancer, its causes, and symptoms, the clinical methods of earlier diagnosis and the preventive methods and the mechanism of self-examination.
A video introducing the disease, the methods of self-examination, the preventive methods, and the symptoms was presented. Mrs. Wafaa Al-saifi, the coordinator of raising awareness of women breast cancer has discussed how to combat the disease and the preventive methods. At the end of the program, a number of pamphlets introducing the disease have been distributed to the attendees, including a direct transfer for diagnosing the disease. The program was accompanied by introducing sections about the medical center, Zahraa Society, and the field training students of business administration department.
The college has expressed its deep thanking to the Dean, Dr. Hamd Al-Qumizi for his directions and support for the program and the students' activities rasing the health awareness among the students.