Early Detection of Breast Cancer is the Best Protection

Breast Cancer awareness workshop was conducted by Dr. Shaukat Durrani (Consultant – Oncoplastic Breast Reconstruction Surgeon) at Kulsum International Hospital on March 26th, 2016. Message of the day was “Early Detection is the best protection”. An interactive session was arranged to teach female staff on how to perform self-breast examination. Dr. Shaukat highlighted the importance of early detection of breast cancer which could save thousands of lives. According to him, Pakistan has the highest incidence of breast cancer in Asia where 40,000 women die each year and out of those 70% are presented with advance stage. Treatment of breast cancer is very costly.