World Cancer Day 2019
RSUD DR Moewardi held a series of World Cancer Day 2019 events. With the theme “I Am and I Will, Saya Peduli dan Mendukung Upaya Pencegahan Kanker”. The events began with Moewardi Wae Live Streaming by Dr. Heru P, Sp.OG (K) and Cancer Counseling on “Bincang Kita Hari Ini” RRI Programa 2 by Dr. Kun Salimah, Sp.PD from the Hematology Oncology Medic Division.
Healthy Fun Walk, Talk Show and Social Service for Medical Examination held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 06.00-09.00 in Car Free Day area, Taman Siwedari, Slamet Riyadi. Expert doctors from 4 departments taken up on the Talk show “Mari mengenal kanker dan mencegah kanker”: Dr. Sri Marwanta, Sp. PD, FINASIM from Hematology Oncology Medic division; Prof. Dr. dr. Suradi, Sp.P (K), MARS from Department Pulmonology; dr. Rita Budianti, Sp.Rad (K) Onk. Rad from Radiotherapy Installation; and dr. Teguh Prakosa, Sp.OG (K) from the division of Oncology, Obstetry and Gynecology Departement.
This Talk Show thoroughly Cancer from the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and early detection. Each speaker emphasizes the importance of early detection, by the discovery of cancer as early as possible (early stages) it will be easier to control cancer development; so that the
sufferer’s quality of life of would be much better.
The most and the easiest cases to detect are both breast cancer and cervical cancer. Early detection of breast cancer can be done independently with the “SADARI” (self-breast examination) and “SADANIS” (clinical examination) after menstruation. In cervical cancer, early detection can easily be done through IVA test by trained midwife at Puskesmas.
In addition, prevention is the main thing, reducing carcinogenic exposure can lower the potential of cancer. The easiest example is the use of sunscreen to prevent skin cancer, HPV vaccination to prevent cervical cancer, and not smoking to prevent lung cancer.
Surakarta branch of the Indonesian Cancer Foundation also held fundraising by paintings sale on this event. And donated to cancer patients. Besides the solo Pitapink association and the Association of Ikatan Istri Dokter Indonesia (IIDI) Solo enliven this event. For entertainment, INTERMOSKA Band from the Department of Internal Medicine presented 6 songs dedicated specifically to cancer sufferers.
The series of World Cancer Day events will continue on February 16, 2019 with Seminar “Hidup Sehat Hindari Kanker Deteksi Dini” by HOMPERDIN Solo and the Department of Internal Medicine Moewardi Hospital / FK UNS at Prodia Solo Auditorium.