The community awareness session on breast cancer and clinical examination was done for Mar Gregarious Orthodox Students Centre on October 27, 2018. As usual our camps were inaugurated and started by 9:00 am. We witnessed a good crowd around 100 people who came in to hear the community awareness session taken by Dr Regi Jose, Medical Director, and Snehita Women’s health foundation.
Dr Regi Jose took a different mode of approach in getting the breast awareness message sent out to the community. Couple of questions was posted to the audience like how is breast cancer detected and which all food contain more fiber content. The class also reiterated the importance of early detection and also emphasized that breast, cervical, oral and colorectal cancer which can be found out in its early stage. Team of 4 doctors along with 12 volunteers patiently listened to 54 women who for CBE. Importance of self-breast awareness and regular follows up were also imparted