Since 1985, an annual international health campaign has been organized to raise awareness of the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of Breast Cancer.
In order to introduce its future graduates to this culture and to establish it in the traditions of the establishment, UPSAT, Private Faculty specializing in Health Sciences, took the initiative to organize its 1st Scientific Day entitled “OCTOBER ROSE ”with the support of Professor Catherine DZIRI Head of Service in Physical Medicine and Functional Rehabilitation.
The seminar started with a conference on Epidemiology and the National Program for the Cancer of the Woman given and animated by Dr Mounira NABLI, Consultant to the WHO. Breast Cancer is statistically the first cancer in women. The average age of diagnosis is 45 years.
Dr BOUDAYA Fethia Associate Professor in Gynecology at the Center of Maternity and Neonatology of Tunis, also participated in this day; his communication focused on “Breast Cancer Screening”. Ms. Ahlem BEN AYECHI, President of the Scientific Committee of the National Association of Young Midwives, shed additional light on the role of the midwife in early diagnosis.
This meeting was also an opportunity to address, thanks to Pr Catherine DZIRI, the importance of lymphatic drainage and physical activity after breast surgery, which generate so many benefits for a minimum of constraints.
The program of the day was enriched by the conference of Professor Rabâa JOMLI, Psychiatrist at Razi Hospital, which dealt with the Psychological Support of a Woman suffering from Breast Cancer.