KU holds awareness seminar on breast cancer

Karachi, November 05, 2018 (PPI-OT): October is the month of awareness of breast cancer. One women in every nine women has this disease. In the rural areas of the country, this disease has been completely neglected and considered as a taboo. 77 percent of women above the age of 50 are likely to be affected from this disease.

These views were expressed by the speakers in the awareness seminar organized by department of sociology in collaboration with Nusrat Education and Health Welfare Trust. The purpose of this seminar is to raise awareness regarding breast cancer in the country, speakers briefed the audience about the major details of the diseases and called for raising countrywide awareness of this disease among masses.

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University of Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99261351 (Ext. 2294, 2306)
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