(Have a Talk About Breast Cancer)
SCORA CIMSA FK UIN SH
Breast cancer is a disease when breast cells grow out of control. Breast cancer is still a global public health problem, it does occur in both men and women but especially in women and is the second leading cause of death after lung cancer. Indonesia has a high incidence of breast cancer among women. The incidence of breast cancer in women is 42.1 per 100,000 population with an average death rate of 17 per 100,000 population.
Because of its high prevalence especially in Indonesia, breast cancer needs to be prevented. SCORA CIMSA FK UIN SH held an activity called “HARVEST” (Have a Talk About Breast Cancer). HARVEST is an open public webinar to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month and improve knowledge and awareness about breast cancer. We learned about SADARI (Pemeriksaan Payudara Sendiri) and SADANIS (Pemeriksaan Payudara Klinis) to increase people’s knowledge and awareness toward breast cancer.
HARVEST was held on Sunday, 17th October 2021 via Zoom Meeting. HARVEST discussed an early detection of breast cancer including SADARI and SADANIS delivered by Mrs. Intan Nurachmi from Lovepink Indonesia then followed by a sharing session from Mrs. Ani Noor Isfiani who is a breast cancer survivor from Lovepink Indonesia. The webinar was successfully presented by dr. Reyfal Khaidar as moderator and hosted by SCORA's member, Wilda.
On 15th October, we held CIMSA TRIVIA on Instagram and asked some questions about breast cancer. On 17th October, the webinar started at 01.00 p.m and was opened by our MC, continued by the speech from the LORA, Project Officer, and LOCO CIMSA FK UIN SH. Before the main session, the MC guided the HARVEST’s participants for a pre-test to measure their prior knowledge about the topic. The topic was brought up by Mrs. Intan Nurachmi then followed by a sharing session from Mrs. Ani Noor Isfiani. The participants were active during the questions and answer session. After that, we gave them a post-test, and the event was closed by taking a group photo with all the participants.
The event went successfully. Shown by how active and the good feedback from the participants. We hope that HARVEST can increase people’s knowledge and awareness of breast cancer. We also hope the members of CIMSA FK UIN SH will continue making impactful events both to society or our own.