Udupi: International Breast Cancer Awareness month held at Kasturba Hospital


Media Release

Udupi, Oct 18: The month of October is observed as International Breast Cancer Awareness month all over the world. As a part of this Kasturba Hospital, Manipal organized breast awareness campaign and free painless Breast Scan (iBreast Scan) for early detection of Breast Cancer.

Dr Avinash Shetty, medical superintendent inaugurated the free scan campaign on Monday October 18 and said, “Main purpose of this campaign to create awareness on early detection and treatment of Breast Cancer among our patients, staff and community. Any cancer detected in early stage, chances of survival rate is more and it can be completely cured. As part of this awareness campaign, free painless Breast scan (iBreast Scan) will be done in Kasturba Hospital till November 15, 2021. General public are advised to take advantage of it”.

Dr Naveen S Salins, coordinator - MCCCC, Dr Suma Nair, head, department of Community Medicine, Dr Shripada Hebbar, head department of Obstetrics and Gynaecologyand Dr Karthik Udupa, head department of Medical Oncology were present.

Dr Karthik Udupa gave an overview on breast cancer and Dr Suma Nair gave an overview on iBreast Exam scanning for early detection of breast cancer. Suchetha Nayak was the master of ceremony for the programme. Free breast scan will be done till November 15, 2021 from Monday to Saturday with appointment only.

For appointment can call 0820 2923748

 

 

  

Top Stories


Leave a Comment

Title: Udupi: International Breast Cancer Awareness month held at Kasturba Hospital



You have 2000 characters left.

Disclaimer:

Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Daijiworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Daijiworld.com be held responsible.


Security Validation

Enter the characters in the image