Breast Cancer Awareness Month events were hosted in IZU

The instructors and students of İstanbul Sabahattin Zaim University Nursing Department released pink balloons to the sky for the breast cancer awareness month. The Historical Building were illuminated by pink lights as support for raising awareness.

Cancer is leading reason of death in the world while breast cancer comes as the first result of death for women.

The self examination by women is cited as the most important factor in the protection from the cancer for an early diagnosis. Bu nedenle Dünya Sağlık Örgütü meme kanseri konusunda farkındalığı artırmak için Ekim ayını “Meme Kanseri Farkındalık Ayı” olarak ilan etti. For these reasons, World Health Organization announced the october month as the “Breast Cancer Awareness Month”


These Events symbolized by the color pink are supported by many institions and organizations, including the Health Ministry of Turkey.

İstanbul Sabahattin Zaim University hosted various events to support the awareness events led by the nursing department

Nursing students released pink ballons through the sky and in the evening hours the Historical Building in the Halkali Campus were lit up with pink lights.

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