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‘Pink Bra’ campaign’s Bt1m covers free breast-cancer checks

Oct 02. 2019
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By The Nation

Representatives of the “Wacoal Pink Bra Fights Breast Cancer” project on Wednesday presented the Thai National Cancer Institute with Bt1 million it raised to cover the cost of “Check-up Gold” mammograms and ultrasound scans being offered for free this month.

October is Breast Cancer Prevention Month and 460 women are registered to undergo the free check-ups throughout the month at the institute’s Damrong Niradura Building, director Dr Weerawut Imsamran said on accepting the donation.

Wacoal, a maker of women’s undergarments, has said it wants to encourage women, especially those in at-risk groups, to have their health checked annually.

Regular check-ups have been shown to vastly reduce mortality and increase the chances of a successful cure.

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