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Breat Cancer Awareness Lecture
Upload Date: 29 - October - 2023

October is the month reserved for Breast Cancer Awareness as discussion on this deadly disease is still considered a taboo in many parts of the world. Dr. Irum Khan from Polyclinic Hospital along with her team visited IMCG PG F-7 2 Islamabad to educate the students on Breast Cancer prevention and diagnosis. Dr. Irum Khan started her lecture with an inspiring saying of Ann Jillian " There can be life after breast cancer. The prerequisite is early detection." Through a multi media presentation, Dr. Irum Khan enlightened the audience about the preventive measures, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Her focus was that there should be no hesitation or shyness while conversing about this disease which can affect 1 out 8 women in their life according to statistics. A healthy lifestyle and timely detection of the cancer through self examination or mammogram can do wonders in deterring the spread of this ailment. Dr. Irum Khan informed the audience that Polyclinic Hospital has the facility of free testing on latest mammography system which is a blessing for low income strata of the city. Her session provided valuable information regarding Breast Cancer and its prevention.