Breast cancer serious health issue: Samina



First Lady Samina Arif Alvi on Tuesday said she was working on breast cancer awareness since three years which had started yielding results.

Addressing a session on breast cancer awareness, she said now hospitals, doctors and healthcare professionals were informing that first stage breast cancer cases were being reported in large numbers.

Samina Arif Alvi said it was due to the awareness raised during last three years. The breast cancer was a serious issue as the disease was killing 98% of its affected patients. The major reason was unawareness, she said.

The first lady said differently abled were also being imparted skills training to bring them to the mainstream of the society.

She stressed upon collective efforts for creating awareness regarding breast cancer and its early detection which could help overcome mortality rate.


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