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Breast cancer, the “Frecciarosa” 2022 project is underway

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The health prevention and promotion campaign promoted by the IncontraDonna Foundation with the FS Italiane Group and the patronage of the Ministry of Health will start again in October. The project offers free consultations and ultrasounds throughout the month on board the high-speed, intercity and regional trains and in the FrecciaLounge of Roma Termini and Milano Centrale.

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In October, the International Breast Cancer Prevention Month, “Frecciarosa”, the health prevention and promotion campaign promoted by the IncontraDonna Foundation with the FS Italiane Group and the patronage of the Ministry of Health. The project provides free consultations and ultrasounds during the month of October on board the high-speed, intercity and regional trains and in the FrecciaLounge of Roma Termini and Milano Centrale.

The initiative in detail

Fortunately, breast cancer mortality is falling thanks to the increased focus on screening: it has fallen by almost 7% in the last 6 years. Percentage that could grow by encouraging the culture of prevention and promoting early diagnosis: two of the main goals of “Frecciarosa”. The initiative, which has its 12th edition this year, also has the collaboration of Aiom (Italian Society of Medical Oncology), Farmindustria and has the patronage of Agenas and Sport e Salute. As explained in a press release from the FS Italiane Group, “Frecciarosa”, IncontraDonna Onlus’ doctors and volunteers will be on board trains throughout Italy, including the major islands, to provide free visits and consultations and to distribute the health vade mecum; and also online via the platform www.frecciarosa.it. The testimonials of the 2022 edition of the initiative are singer Tosca, dance teacher Carolyn Smith, icon of the fight against cancer, and a delegation of the women’s synchronized swimming team, champion of Europe 2022.

Medical information about a healthy lifestyle

“Breast cancer is most common in the entire Italian population. A few days ago, the European Union Health Commission determined, through new recommendations, that mammography screening should be offered throughout Europe for the age group of 45-74 years old “, said Adriana Bonifacino, president of the IncontraDonna Foundation. “Frecciarosa”, in line with the new indications, is the first project in Italy, already 12 years, with the Vademecum of Health to make recommendations for cancer prevention in various areas, including lifestyles that are an “essential weapon against cancer”, he added. ready.
“We wanted to renew our support for the “Frecciarosa” project, which year after year has enabled thousands of people to get information and medical examinations about a correct lifestyle, improving the culture of prevention, because the protection of health and well-being are part of our corporate culture and are the basic tenets of the social and industrial identity of FS,” concludes Massimo Bruno, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of the Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group.

Source: TG 24 Sky

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