Obstetrician/ Gynaecologist, Dr. Geoffrey Lafond, says there is a need for further screening and awareness of cancers here.
He made particular mention of gynaecological cancers.
Dr. Lafond practices medicine in Barbados and says a group of Dominican doctors in Barbados took a decision to do an outreach here to create awareness on cancer screening.
This following the high number of Dominican patients being referred to Barbados for treatment.
As such he will be leading a discussion on the matter at the Prevo Cinemall on Tuesday from 5pm under the auspices of the Dominica Cancer Society.
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