Indian Ocean Times - only positive news on indian ocean

Mauritius: One Mauritian woman on eight affected by breast cancer on the island

Mauritian women victims in their flesh of the breast cancer are more and more numerous.
One woman on eight in Mauritius is thus affected by breast cancer and more than 400 deaths have been recorded in 2010 on the island, and this number continues to grow in recent years.
On the 2,000 new cases of cancer listed every year in Mauritius - of which 60% women affected- 38% of them are of breast cancers.
According to medical authorities, a Mauritian woman on seven could be affected from the breast cancer by twenty years, as reported by the Mauritian newspaper 24 heures Info.

Fabrice François

More from Indian Ocean Times :
< >

Thursday, March 29th 2018 - 19:20 A visit to the paradise island, ile des deux cocos

Friday, September 15th 2017 - 22:46 Mauritius at the UNWTO General Assembly