“When cancer tries to mess with the wrong girl”…An Egyptian cancer fighter reveals to CNN the importance of early detection

“When cancer tries to mess with the wrong girl”…An Egyptian cancer fighter reveals to CNN the importance of early detection
“When cancer tries to mess with the wrong girl”…An Egyptian cancer fighter reveals to CNN the importance of early detection

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) — When Egyptian blogger Menna Farag felt a lump in her breast by chance, she rushed without delay to check on herself.

Faraj said in an interview with CNN in Arabic (Watch the video above): “I was diagnosed with breast cancer in April of 2019, and the discovery was purely by chance, and I consider that I was lucky before my condition worsened and became difficult to control.”

On the day when she felt a lump in her breast, Faraj went straight away to do the necessary medical examinations, which lasted for a long time, to finally receive the bad news, namely that she had indeed breast cancer.

Faraj, who resides in Kuwait, pointed out that the cure rate for breast cancer reaches 90% if the infection is detected at an early stage.

During her breast cancer treatment journey, Faraj decided to document her experience in a book, which is titled “When Cancer Tried to Mess With the Wrong Girl” with the aim of reaching the largest number of people so that they can benefit from what she suffered.

Faraj explained that the group that can benefit more from the book are women who suffer from the same experience, i.e. breast cancer or other cancerous diseases, explaining that her book tells about her journey with the fight against breast cancer in a very positive way, as it aims primarily to support Women are cancer patients, and it motivates them to overcome this difficult experience.

Through her experience, Faraj saw that the most important thing that a cancer patient needs, in addition to treatment and a healthy lifestyle, is psychological support, saying: “She (the cancer patient) should feel surrounded by her loved ones, from family and friends, who provide her with love, support and assistance, even transcend this stage.

Faraj stressed that cancer is psychologically exhausting as well as physically exhausting, so the presence of support is also important from a scientific point of view, as the patient’s psychological state affects the immune system.

In her role as a breast cancer survivor, Faraj advises women to screen for breast cancer, as infection at an early stage can be easily dealt with and treated, and she also advises them to stay away from factors that lead to psychological exhaustion.

 
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