Breast Cancer awareness camp held by Riphah

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Defeating a chronic illness like breast cancer that affects 1 out of 3 women in Pakistan can only be avoided through a balanced diet, healthy lifestyle, and self-examination said in the Breast Cancer Awareness Camp organized by Riphah Healthcare Services to celebrate Pinktober month.

Riphah Healthcare Services- RHS in collaboration with the 4 hospitals including Riphah International Hospital, Pakistan Railways Hospital, and food brand Cheezious has organized a “Breast Cancer Awareness Camp” in Gulberg Greens Campus, Islamabad on 25 October 2022. The Marketing team of RHS arranged this camp and a team of 4 senior doctors and House officers were present for conducting examination and awareness session. More than 250 students and faculty members participated in this one-day camp and shared their problems with the doctors.

As the camp was arranged in the only Female campus of Riphah International University, Gulberg Greens Campus, the team examined the students and faculty members after listening to their problems. After camp, a detailed session on breast cancer and the importance of self-examination for women was given to the students. The senior female surgeon, Dr. Zaineb Tayyab Breast Cancer Consultant said that a balanced diet and self-examination should become a part of women’s life if they want to avoid the risk of breast cancer at any a ge.

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