Free Cancer Screening

The Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Centre continued its commitment by organising free cancer screening at the Pengiran Isteri Hajah Mariam Hospital in Temburong District yesterday afternoon. The screening is part of the efforts to emphasise health care to the district residents.

The examination team involved 4 experts, headed by Doctor Haji Mazrul Adimin bin Haji Awang Besar and more than 25 nurses at the centre. 130 people took part in the free screening involving physical screening for mouth, neck and head. The screening aims at cancer early detection and cure among the community as well as to raise public awareness on cancer early prevention. Doctor Haji Mazrul Adimin, Associate Specialist of Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Centre at Pantai Jerudong Specialist Centre in an interview with RTB explained that patients will be given appointments for further examination such as X-ray, ultrasound, CT Scan or blood test if abnormalities are detected during the screenings.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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