Govt Polytechnic College for Women holds Awareness Seminar on Breast Cancer


Newspoint Bureau

Jammu Tawi, December 17


Breast Cancer Awareness programme was organized by Medanta The Medicity Gurgaon in Association with Government Polytechnic for Women, Jammu here at Akhnoor road near AG office.

Principal Women Polytechnic for Women welcomes the Speaker Dr Kanchan Kaur (Breast Cancer Specialist) from Medanta Gurgaon by presenting the bouquet by Er. Neelanjana Manwati (Principal).

Dr Kanchan during lecture gave very informative points on risk factor and preventions of Breast breast Cancer. Because together we can win the battle against breast cancer by providing more and more awareness lectures.

Dr Kanchan Kaur (Associate Director) Medanta Breast Services through their slides mentioned Risk Factors.

Early age at starting periods or late age at menopause., late age (over30years) at first child birth or having no children, obesity and lack of exercise, high in take of animals fats or meat, having had cancer of the opposite breast, having taken birth control pills (oral contraceptives) or hormones for prolonged periods, women over 45years with 75% dense tissue in breasts.

The HoD’s, specialist and students of government polytechnic for women and various other departments attended the programme. There was a healthy discussion and interactive session between the students and Dr Kanchan Kaur gave there replies and satisfied them about the do’s and dont’s, myths and facts about the breast Cancer.

Neena Dullu Training & Development Officer gave the Vote of thanks and a memento was also given on this occasion by Er. Nilanjana Manwati.

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