About Us

With the generous funding by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, CUHK established the CUHK Jockey Club Bowel Cancer Education Centre in 2008. Until 2017, over 15,000 Hong Kong residents undergone colorectal cancer screening. By sharing the screening data with the government, colorectal cancer screening programme was being pushed through.

With another generous funding by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, “The Chinese University of Hong Kong Jockey Club Multi-Cancer Prevention Programme” was commenced and started recruitment in 2018. Between the year 2018 and 2022, a one-stop multi-cancer screening service including colorectal, breast and prostate cancer screening will be provided to eligible public on a free-of-charge basis.
Screening modalities are as followings:
Bowel cancer: Fecal immunochemical test will be offered. If any abnormality detected, follow up colonoscopy will be arranged. Referral to Specialist will be made if necessary.
Prostate cancer: Prostate Specific Antigen blood test will be offered. If any abnormality detected, follow up Prostate Health Index blood test or Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Prostatic Biopsy will be arranged. Referral to Specialist will be made if necessary.
Breast cancer: Mammogram will be arranged. If any abnormality detected, follow up Ultrasound Guided Needle Biopsy will be arranged. Referral to Specialist will be made if necessary.
Besides, we are also providing body check-up, including, blood test of glucose and lipids, measurement of body height, body weight, waist and blood pressure. On the other hand, obese subjects (body mass index ≥ 25) will be invited to attend healthy exercise and dietetic classes.

Bowel cancer

In Hong Kong, there is a rising trend of bowel cancer. According to Hong Kong Cancer Registry (HKCaR), Hospital Authority, they announced that the incidence rate of bowel cancer raised from 4,335 to 5,036 from the year 2009 to 2015. The report also disclosed that bowel cancer is with the top most incidence rate among all cancers in 2015 and the death rate is approximately 2,000 cases per year, which is just behind the top most killing cancer, lung cancer.

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Prostate cancer

In 2017, Hong Kong Cancer Registry (HKCaR) from Hospital Authority released Hong Kong Cancer Statistic of 2015 stated that prostate cancer ranked 4th in total incidence rate and 1,831 new cases registered every year; ranked 7th in total mortality and 404 cases every year. Yet, Prostate cancer ranked 3rd in incidence and 5th in mortality rate among most common cancers in Hong Kong male.

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Breast cancer

Incidence of breast cancer has been increased obviously in Hong Kong. According to the report from Hong Kong Cancer Registry for Hospital Authority, the incidence of breast cancer increased from 2,962 cases in 2009 to 3,920 cases in 2015. The report also stated that breast cancer ranked no.3 in total incidence and ranked no.6 (637 cases) in total mortality in 2015. Among the most common cancers in Hong Kong women, breast cancer ranked no.1 in incidence and ranked no.3 in mortality.

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CUHK Jockey Club Multi-Cancer Prevention Programme

Room 10A-C, 4/F, Lek Yuen Health Centre
9 Lek Yuen Street, Shatin, New Terrorities
(852) 3011 3021
Mon to Fri 8:45am – 1:00pm, 2:00pm – 5:30pm
Closed on Saturday / Sunday & Public Holidays
40X, 48X, 72, 72A, 80K, 80M, 81, 81K,
83K, 85, 85K, 86, 86S, 89, 296D, 280P
60K, 810
Shatin Station, MTR