Free counseling campaigns to detect breast cancer! More than 3,000 women are expected to be consulted

Free counseling campaigns to detect breast cancer! More than 3,000 women are expected to be consulted

Over 3,000 women are expected to have free breast implants in the country in 2019 in the #CancelCancer campaign's third edition. 3151 ultrasounds were performed at the first two editions of the campaign

On June 7, Avon and Kaufland I say again Cancel Cancer and launch the third edition of the national campaign free consultations for breast cancer. A mobile medical cabinet equipped with AVON's latest ultrasonic ultrasound will arrive this year as well 20 cities in Romania and will offer free senologic consultation to women. The mobile unit will be located in supermarket car parks Kaufland from each locality, where she will stay for 3 days.

In the world every minute a woman dies from breast cancer. In Romania, 25 women find themselves suffering from this form of cancer every day. Romania is the country with the highest mortality caused by breast cancer, because women postpone regular checks and reach a doctor in late stages of the disease. The #CancelCancer campaign, initiated by AVON with Kaufland support in 2017, is an approach that encourages women to find out that they are good, discussing early detection of breast cancer, and taking advantage of free ultrasounds.

This year, the project takes place in 3 stages, starting with June 7th, and about 3,000 women are expected to benefit from anamnesis, self-examination, ultrasound, and, if necessary, a mammogram voucher at one of the partner clinics in each city.

Previous editions

Pilot #CancelCancer Edition from 2017 has offered consultations on a number of about 1000 women from 8 cities (Oradea, Braşov, Târgu Mureş, Sibiu, Iaşi, Ploieşti, Craiova and Constanţa), in the Kaufland supermarkets in each locality.

Into the 2018, the AVON mobile cabinet has gone through 16 cities participating in 3 stages, doubled by 2017 (Alexandria, Slatina, Petrosani, Resita, Lugoj, Arad, Satu-Mare, Slobozia, Tulcea, Vaslui, Piatra Neamt, Botosani, Codlea, Campina, Bistrita, Sighisoara).

Along those 3.700 km walked through the country, doctors performed 2151 ultrasounds free breasts were offered 630 vouchers for mammography, and at least 2 cases of breast cancer were detected on the spot, followed by support in subsequent medical investigations.

#CancelCancer in 2019

And this year AVON continues the campaign. More than 3,000 women are expected to benefit from free consultation in the Kaufland stores in 20 cities across the country.

For over two decades, AVON has consistently invested in the social campaigns it supports, Respect Campaign and Campaign for Breast Health, that combats domestic violence and breast cancer by donating 3 million to support projects devoted to these social causes.

The Stage Consultation Program is as follows:

First phase

June 7th-June 30th

Hunedoara: 7-9 June

Reghin: June 10-12

Turda: June 13-15

Miercurea Ciuc: June 16-18

Fagaras: June 19-21

Sfântu Gheorghe: June 22-24

Giurgiu: June 28-30

Step 2

September 5 – October 2

Calarasi: 5-7 September

Medgidia: 8-10 September

Braila: September 12-14

Râmnicu Sarat: 15-17 September

Focsani 18-20 September

Onesti: September 21-23

Bacău: September 24-26

Roman: September 27-29

Fălticeni: 30 Sept.-2 October

Step 3

October 11-22

Târgu Jiu: October 11-13

Râmnicu Vâlcea: October 14-16

Curtea de Arges: October 17-19

Târgovişte: October 20-22

Consultations take place according to the following timetable, within the time available (each ultrasound means 20 minutes):

Day 1 / houret: 12: 00-20: 00

Day 2 / city: 10: 00-19: 00

Day 3 / city: 10: 00-19: 00

Campaign details and exact store addresses can be accessed at stopcancerlasan.ro and Facebook Stop Cancer at San.

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