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Workshop on breast cancer awareness held

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 11 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Workshop on breast cancer awareness held
Guests of a workshop titled ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’ pose for a photograph at a city restaurant on Saturday. — SUN PHOTO

Speakers at a programme have said the risk of breast cancer can be tackled if every man and woman in the country can be awakened quickly.

Although breast cancer is a risk factor for women all over the world, if you are aware, you will get rid of it. Worldwide, October is considered Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The issue was raised at an event organized for that purpose, they said.

They were addressing a workshop titled “Breast Cancer Awareness” at a restaurant in the capital on Saturday. Inner Wheel Club of Dilkusha, an international women's organisation, arranged the programme.

The event focused on reducing breast cancer mortality and raising awareness in the country.

Another International service organisation Rotary Club of Dhaka Stars and Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka Paradise, Camellia Dhaka, Dhaka Old Town were the co-organisers of the event

Dilkusha President Sahana Malek presided over the programme. Angela Baishakhi Mendes, Chairman of Inner Wheel District 345, President of Rotary Club of Dhaka Stars, Zahirul Alam, Vice Chairman of Cancer Patients and Sajjan Samaj, Khandaker Mushtaq Haider and Dr Zebunnesa Maryam were present on the occasion.

At the end of the discussion, financial assistance and necessary medicines were provided for the chemotherapy treatment for seven patients.