Breast Cancer Awareness 2020 – UK
|Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women, worldwide. Pakistan has one of the highest incidences of breast cancer in Asia. You can detect breast cancer in time and start appropriate treatment.
- Women under the age of 40 should carry out monthly self-examination.
- Women over the age of 40 should get yearly mammography screening.
Prevention may not be in your hands, early detection is.
|WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BREAST CANCER|
What is Breast Cancer?
What are the signs and symptoms of Breast Cancer?
Who is at risk?
When should I be breast aware?
How often should I check myself?
How should I carry out Breast Self-Examination?
|- Breast Cancers is the most common cancer among women worldwide.
- 1 in every 8 women is diagnosed with breast cancer.
- Breast cancer is the top malignancy seen at Shaukat Khanum Hospital.
- The exact cause of breast cancer is not known with certainty.
Breast Cancer Awareness Leaflet (English Version)
Breast Cancer Awareness Leaflet (Urdu Version)
THINK PINK, ACT PINK: This October, we encourage our well-wishers and supporters to participate in any of the following activities to help us expand the reach of the life-saving message that is breast cancer awareness.
| Organise a Shaukat Khanum Pink Tea Party
Share your photos using #PinkTeaParty
Shaukat Khanum Pink Walkathon
Organize Pink Walkathon with your friends and family.
Share your photos using #PinkWalkathon
Participate in Pink Cooking and Baking Online Competition
Cook or bake any food of your choice in pink color.
Take a Pink Selfie while making a pledge. Share your photos using #IPledgeToCheck
|SUPPORT A BREAST CANCER PATIENT|
According to the Shaukat Khanum Cancer Registry,
breast cancer remains the most prevalent malignancy
amongst all age and gender groups. Shaukat Khanum
Hospital is committed to providing the best possible
diagnostic and treatment facilities to breast cancer patients, to ensure their survival and well-being. Moreover, the Hospital continues to expand its breast cancer treatment facilities across the country, providing clinical access to thousands of women belonging from far-flung areas.
However, the Hospital depends on your generous support now more than ever in order to continue providing state-of-the-art care to as many women as possible. You can help our breast cancer patients defeat cancer by taking up complete or partial sponsorship of their life-saving treatment.