At least ten breast cancer cases from the Bono Region are received each week at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.

According to Mrs. Constance Antwi Bosiako, a Registered General Nurse at the Breast Care Center of KATH, the state of affairs makes the area the highest in phrases of all referral cases to the facility.

She made the revelation in an interview with Suncity Radio in Sunyani forward of a free breast cancer screening and counseling.

Bono Region currently tops the list of breast cancer referral cases at KATH
Mrs. Constance Antwi Bosiako, a Registered General Nurse at the Breast Care Center of KATH

The maiden version of the screening is being powered by Suncity Group of Companies (Suncity Imperial Lodge, Suncity Radio, and Suncity Medical Outreach) in Collaboration with KATH.

Mrs. Antwi Bosiako additional noted that each feminine, and in uncommon cases some men, are predisposed to breast cancer, therefore admonished the individuals of the Bono Region, particularly ladies, to make themselves accessible for the screening exercise.

She cited poor screening, ignorance, and lack of early detection as the main causes of breast cancer fatalities in Ghana.

“The program is free. Ransford Antwi, the CEO of Suncity Radio, has paid for all expenses. No one will lose on the day because if you have the condition, we will diagnose and treat you, if you don’t, we will still counsel you on the best way to live a breast cancer-free life”, she explained.

This year’s program is slated for October 21, 2022, at Victoria Park in Sunyani, with over 15 medical docs and nurses from KATH in attendance.

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