The free cancer screening was carried out on July 27-28 by the Papua New Guinea Cancer Foundation (PNGCF).
Gaire had the second highest number of people screened this year in the PNGCF Provincial Program and it has the lowest number of people referred for further checkup.
Over 900 participants, both males and females over the age of 18 years were screened for mouth and breast cancer with only 69 people referred for further hospital checkup.
Previous awareness and screening was done in Morobe in February, Milne Bay in April and West New Britain in June.
In Lae, out of 428 people screened for mouth cancer, 78 were referred for further checkup. Out of 731 people screened for breast cancer, 87 people were referred for further checkup.
In Alotau, 304 people screened for mouth and breast cancer with 149 referred for further checkup. Out of the 149 of the hospital referrals, 93 were for mouth cancer and 56 for breast cancer.
Out of 490 screened in Kimbe, 130 people were referred for further checkup for breast and mouth cancer.
PNGCF thanked the people of Gaire village for joining the fight against cancer and commended the people for taking care of their health and wellbeing.
PNGCF program coordinator Priscillar Napoleon said during the screening that they were happy with the turn out and encouraged more villagers to attend the awareness and screening sessions.
PNGCF reached out to 1,700 people through the distribution of the PNGCF mouth, breast and cervical cancer brochures and posters.
Port Moresby residents will have the chance to participate in the free screening and cancer awareness on August 24-25 to close off the Daffodil month's campaign.