Thousands of women receive free breast cancer check-up

Thousands of women have received free medical check up for breast cancer at a festival themed “Family is fulcrum” aiming to raise awareness of breast cancer prevention and regular check-up of breast.

The festival was held by Breast Cancer Network Vietnam in Le Thi Rieng Park in District 10 on October 25. The festival attracted many women citywide and launched activities such as free breast cancer check-up; make-up, consultation of choosing a proper bra; cutting and donating hairs which will be used to create wigs for women suffering from hair loss due to cancer; especially cancer patients can borrow wigs to wear.

At the festival, there was also a photo exhibition of cancer people and celebrities with various theme including “Gia tri con nguoi khong phu thuoc hinh hai” (Value of a man not rely on figure), Gia dinh la diem tua” (Family is fulcrum), “Cuoc song tuoi hong” (Pink Life). Celebrities like Phuong Vy Idol, Quoc Thien Idol, Master Chef Thai Hoa, director Viet Linh, writer Gao, Doctor Vinh Phuoc, Vo Ha Tram partook in the festival.

By Thanh Son – translated by Uyen Phuong

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