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Support Palestinian women with breast cancer

Support Palestinian women with breast cancer

In the UK, four out of five women diagnosed with breast cancer can expect to survive beyond five years. In the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), however,  some estimates put the survival rate at half that.  

Life under occupation poses significan obstacles for Palestinian women with breast cancer in need of effective treatment and care. Patients suffer restrictions to movement, shortages of essential medicines, and the shortcomings of the health system in the occupied Palestinian territory. 

To read more about the challenges these women face, visit map.org.uk/breastcancer.

This is just one example of how the occupation affects the ...

In the UK, four out of five women diagnosed with breast cancer can expect to survive beyond five years. In the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), however,  some estimates put the survival rate at half that.  

Life under occupation poses significan obstacles for Palestinian women with breast cancer in need of effective treatment and care. Patients suffer restrictions to movement, shortages of essential medicines, and the shortcomings of the health system in the occupied Palestinian territory. 

To read more about the challenges these women face, visit map.org.uk/breastcancer.

This is just one example of how the occupation affects the daily lives of Palestinians. The only effective solution is to end the occupation.

You can help by emailing your MP to ask them to urge the UK government to  support this goal. Together we can help ensure women affected by breast cancer in Palestine have the best possible journey to recovery.

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For more information about the campaign and the obstacles to care for Palestinian women with breast cancer, read our Palestine Breast Cancer fact sheet.

 

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