Breast Cancer Awareness 2020 – Pakistan
|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?
What should you look for?
What should you feel for?
How to perform Breast Self-Examination?
When to report to a healthcare provider?
Where can you get help?
|- Breast Cancers is the most common cancer among women worldwide.
- 1 in every 9 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 (Urdu Version)
Breast Cancer Awareness Leaflet (English 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
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|
You can help our breast cancer patients defeat cancer by taking up complete or partial sponsorship of their life-saving treatment. According to the Shaukat Khanum Cancer Registry, breast cancer remains the most prevalent malignancy amongst all age and gender groups. Therefore, the Hospital depends on your generous support now more than ever in order to continue providing state-of-the-art breast cancer treatment facilities to as many women as possible.
How to Donate