Seminar “Breast Cancer Awareness”
Department of Professional Health Technologies
Community Services Society
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October is celebrated worldwide as breast cancer awareness month. Department of Community Medicine, UMDC, Department of Medical Imaging Sciences, TUF and Community Services Society jointly organized awareness seminar at The University of Faisalabad on October 14, 2020. Pro Rector, Health Sciences wing, TUF Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed in his address encouraged the university students to enthusiastically participate in this noble cause of spreading the awareness in the community and play their role in decreasing the misery of community.
In her keynote address, Associate Prof Dr Saira Saleem, Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon from Madinah Teaching Hospital highlighted that Pakistan has highest incidence of breast cancer in Asia and most of the cases are presented in very late stage of disease. She emphasized on the early detection through screening.
Assistant Prof Dr Sumera Riaz motivated the students for Self Brest Examination & adopting healthy lifestyle. She informed the audience that self breast examination has pivotal role in early detection of breast cancer. Community services society of The University of Faisalabad collected donation for “PINK RIBBON” organization to support breast cancer patients.