DAINIK NATION BUREAU
More than 1000 women underwent screening for the detection of breast cancer at the camp, which was organized by can protect foundation, here in Dehradun between october 28-30. On the concluding day of three days long camp, Cant MLA Harbans Kapur has appreciated their work. He said that breast cancer happens in women and if it getS detected on time then it can be checked otherwise it becomes incurable.
Mussoorie MLA Ganesh Joshi said that the can foundation institution is organising the camp at different place to create awareness among the people about the disease. they deserve round of applause.
The Can Protect Foundation chairman Dr Sumita Prabhakar said that she has screened more than one thousand women in last three days. In October month they have checked 2500 woman so far. their target to check every woman of the state by 2020 so that woman can save herself from this deadly disease.
The foundation secretary Praveen Dang has appealed to everyone to educate the woman about the deadly disease as much as possible. their institution keep organising free of cost breast diagnosis camp so it is your duty to spread the information about the camp among woman of their locality.
he further disclosed that their foundation has been organising breast and cervical cancer detection camp free of cost in Uttarakhand and uttar pradesh for the last three years. They organise such camp free of cost and without financial support of government too.
The breast cancer is the most common form of the disease afflicting women in India, and is likely to kill a staggering 76,000 women a year by 2020. Doctors say a lack of awareness about self-examination means that early detection and treatment are rare, and that’s contributing to a higher death toll.
Recently a survey reveals that many Indians aren’t sure what causes breast cancer. they believe it happens due to hormonal problems. Actually, it’s a combination of lifestyle-related factors, such as having children later in life and breastfeeding less, that are believed to increase the risk.