30 October 2017
Breast Cancer Awareness Day
An event was held in Rehman Medical Institute on 28th October, 2017 at 4th floor auditorium RMI Peshawar to observe Breast Cancer Awareness Day. Prof. Dr. Arshad Javed Vice Chancellor Khyber Medical University Peshawar was the Chief Guest.
Month of October is celebrated throughout the world for breast cancer awareness. Hence RMI also felt it a responsibility to create awareness. Consultants from RMI, Students and professionals from other institutes were also present on the occasion.
Dr. Abdul Wahid Consultant Oncology gave the alarming figures, the risk factors and the various possible treatments about this lethal disease, so that a curative treatment can be provided. For early diagnosis the self-examination of the breast, routine examination, ultrasound and mammography are the key factors. Dr. Sher Muhammad Khan also talked about the incidence and prevalence. While Dr. Amjad Ali talked about surgical management and reconstruction of the breast cancer.
Professor Dr. Arshad Javed distributed “shields” to the speakers and thanked the speakers and the audience.