Specialists home and abroad attend a free multidisciplinary clinic activity held at United Family New Hope Oncology Center in Beijing’s Chaoyang District to mark the 25th National Anti-Cancer Week on April 15, 2019. [Photo by Yuan Xiaona/Qianlong]
A series of free multidisciplinary clinics and popularization of science activities will be held by Beijing United Family Hospital(UFH), in Beijing’s Chaoyang District, to mark the country's 25th National Anti-Cancer Week between April 15 and 21.
The free multidisciplinary clinics activities focus on four kinds of cancers, namely, gastrointestinal cancer (held on April 15), breast cancer (on April 17), lung cancer (on April 18) and genitourinary cancer (on April 19).
The public welfare activities attract Chinese and foreign specialists from Peking University Cancer Hospital, Capital Medical University Lung Cancer Center, Cancer Hospital Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and institutions of UFH.
“It’s better for people to control weight, blood pressure, blood glucose, Neither drinking liquor nor smoking. Take vegetables with dark color and do exercises,” Ji Jiafu, President of Peking University Cancer Hospital, gave advice on keeping healthy when attending the launching ceremony of the free multidisciplinary clinic activity on April 15.
This year, the Anti-Cancer Week's theme is "Beat Cancer, Love Life. Together We Can Win this Fight.”
It aims to enhance public awareness and acceptance of cancer prevention and promotes early diagnosis and treatment to reduce social harm and disease burden, according to the National Health Commission.
Specialists home and abroad hold a talk about the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal cancer at United Family New Hope Oncology Center in Beijing’s Chaoyang District to mark the 25th National Anti-Cancer Week on April 15, 2019. [Photo provided to Qianlong]