Awareness Session on Breast Cancer

IIIM organized an awareness Session on Breast cancer on September 16, 2016. Dr. Uttam Soni, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Sita Devi Hospital, Jaipur, spoke extensively on all aspects of Breast Cancer- its symptoms, stages, ways to detect the ailment - self-examination methods and ways to prevent it. He said that raising awareness about breast cancer is the key to encourage early detection and hence saving lives. He shared his views on how choosing a healthy lifestyle can lower the risk of getting breast cancer. Dr. Soni highlighted that Breast Cancer is curable. It should be diagnosed at an early stage and treated just in time to avoid any health related complications in the future. He highlighted that it can be treated through surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
The doctor effectively cleared the doubts in the minds of the students and the students found the session highly informative.