MOH News
More than 900 Breast Scans Performed by Al Noor Specialist Hospital in 1439H.
07 November 2018

​According to Makkah Health Affairs, during 1439H., at Al Noor Specialist Hospital performed 963 breast scans, 956 ultrasound cases, 49 MRI cases, and 203 biopsy cases for the detection of malignant tumors.


“On the occasion of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and under the theme «Don’t Become the Eighth! », the scanning department of the hospital provided its services to citizens and visitors coming to Makkah for Umrah. The department is equipped with breast screening devices, including mammography, ultrasound, and MRI. Also, samples and biopsies are taken inside the department. It is the only department providing this important service at Makkah Health Affairs, serving all Makkah’s hospitals and healthcare centers,” stated the Affairs.

It is noteworthy that the department has recently been enhanced with a breast biopsy device to suck breast calcifications and small tumors for providing accurate diagnosis in such cases. All these services are offered to beneficiaries by following formal procedures of referrals from Makkah’s hospitals and healthcare centers, or via MOH’s Breast Cancer Early Detection Program.






Content Evaluation
Reading times
Last Update 12 November 2018 11:36 AM
Do you find this content useful? Yes No Suggest
Satisfaction of visitorsA sign of happiness
Satisfaction of visitors Completely satisfied Satisfied Neutral Not Satisfied Completely dissatisfied
This site can be viewed on all screen tones and all smart devices and supports all kinds of browsers
All Rights Reserved – Ministry of Health – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ©