Mother of Cancer Survivor Shares the Most Inspirational Message About Their Journey

Mother of Cancer Survivor Shares the Most Inspirational Message About Their Journey

  We all know someone who was young and healthy, yet unfortunately had his life turned upside down in a second after a cancer diagnosis. For a while now, I’ve been coming across posts of a young brave boy called Zein Youssef who has been battling cancer.   Zein has been diagnosed with high-risk stage […]

How Pink Caravan Changed Breast Cancer Perceptions in the UAE

How Pink Caravan Changed Breast Cancer Perceptions in the UAE

by Ahmed ElShehy

For the first time in the Pink Caravan ride’s history, young advocates of the campaign took part in an event with their horses to raise awareness for breast cancer and covered over a 7 km route on Friday at the Desert Palm Resort in Dubai.     The fourth day of the event was themed […]

Egyptian Cancer Survivors Speak up with the Support of NCI, BCFE and Novartis

Egyptian Cancer Survivors Speak up with the Support of NCI, BCFE and Novartis

  In the latest movement supporting cancer survivors, The Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt (BCFE), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Novartis Pharma organized a hopeful and uplifting two-day event. The survivors got a chance to share their experiences while facing the disease and spread hope among other patients.     The feedback was remarkable. Yasmine, […]

What My Best Friend’s Death Taught Me

What My Best Friend’s Death Taught Me

by Ola Abul-Eyoun

  At first, denial is your best friend, you wake up wishing it was all a dream, and then this whole thing takes another form and creeps up on you like your shadow that you cannot get rid of. You want to scream and shout but you are at a loss for words. Why her? […]

Pink Israeli Jet to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness While Denying Gaza Medical Treatment

Pink Israeli Jet to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness While Denying Gaza Medical Treatment

  Israeli Air Forces tweeted a photo of a pink jet and the Internet backlash happened as expected. The pink paint is supposed to raise awareness for breast cancer, yet social media users had nothing to say but refer to it as pinkwashing because the women they are supposedly raising awareness for are completely denied of medical […]

This Dubai School Made a Cute Video to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

This Dubai School Made a Cute Video to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

By Mirna El Abd

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organisations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dubai’s GEMS Wellington Primary School enjoyed a ‘Pink Day’ where they raised awareness and Dhs 10,400 for a breast cancer charity.   “It has been […]

Join Globeathon as They Visit Cancer Patients in Ain Shams Hospital Tomorrow

Join Globeathon as They Visit Cancer Patients in Ain Shams Hospital Tomorrow

Taking their event to the second phase, Globeathon is organizing a trip to Ain Shams Hospital to visit patients that are kicking cancer in the butt. The trip is set to happen tomorrow at 10 am, and they’re bringing along gift bags to motivate them and assure them that they are not alone.     Globeathon’s phase 1 was […]

Support Cancer Patients and #RunToEndHerCancer In Zamalek Tomorrow

Support Cancer Patients and #RunToEndHerCancer In Zamalek Tomorrow

  Zamalek Runners, Ladies Unite and Globeathon have joined forces with the Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF) of Egypt and have organized a marathon to fight breast cancer, under the hashtag #RunToEndHerCancer. The gathering will start at 6:30 AM in front of Imperial boat, Zamalek. After warming up and stretching, the run will kick off at 6:45 AM sharp.     “Our […]

Here’s How You Can Support Cancer Patients in the Middle East

Here’s How You Can Support Cancer Patients in the Middle East

  Black and white photos took our timelines by storm these past few days. Somehow, this photo challenge is supposed to spread awareness of cancer patients. However these pictures don’t show anything cancer related. They’re just previously taken selfies that have the black and white filter on.   People have been divided in two takes […]

Why Arab Girls NEED to Get a Pap Smear

Why Arab Girls NEED to Get a Pap Smear

  The pap smear — or, as it’s known in the Arab world — the thing that takes away your virginity, is a vital part of maintaining one’s overall health. It is a gynelogical procedure to detect cervical cancer in women. Women are recommended to start getting tested as soon as they are sexually active […]

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