International breast cancer awareness campaign held

International breast cancer awareness campaign held

Written By: / Thursday, 28 October 2021 17:19

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Imphal, Oct 28:

An awareness program on early detection of breast cancer was jointly organised by Shija Breast and Thyroid Clinic and Community Health Centre, Wangoi under District Health Society, Imphal West at CHC, Wangoi today.
The program was conducted to raise awareness about signs, symptoms, risk of breast cancer and its treatment. Dr. Ajit Lukram, Senior Consultant, Shija Breast and Thyroid Clinic was the chief guest and resource person. He spoke about breast cancer and interacted with the audience.
Dr. Akoijam Sunita Devi, Radiotherapist was the guest of honour and she spoke about breast cancer. The program was organised under the leadership of Dr. Ningthoujam Sushila Devi, MO in-charge, CHC, Wangoi who attended the program as the president.
Breast cancer awareness booklet printed in Manipuri language was distributed to the audience by Shija Breast and Thyroid Clinic. After the awareness lecturers, there was a free consultation service with patients to screen breast diseases at the OPD of CHC, Wangoi.
A message of early detection and early treatment of breast cancer, save lives was given by Dr. Ajit Lukram. Facility of subsidised X-ray mammogram for breast cancer screening at Shija Hospital was introduced at the awareness campaign.

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