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Breast cancer awareness month

breast-cancer-dnOctober is declared as breast awareness month to raise awareness on the deadly disease.  Angelina Jolie has undergone a double mastectomy operation to avoid breast cancer risk, because she has some genetic defects. Her mother also died from breast cancer.

Nowadays breast reconstruction surgery is very common. So it was not difficult to hide the matter for Angelina Jolie. But she decided to raise awareness and revealed it to the media.

Healthy lifestyle reduces the chance of cancer. Early detection of cancer may save life. So it’s essential to detect early. Some simple techniques may help women to detect early. Here comes the issue of awareness.

United Hospital of Dhaka arranged a seminar on breast cancer at the hospital’s seminar hall. A video showing how one can detect breast cancer symptom was screened to the audiences. Some female top officials from different corporate houses were present on the occasion.  There was a question and answer session at the end of the seminar.

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Shihab Uddin Ahmed is with Dhaka News since 2011. He has long experience of writing on various issues for web medium. He has a master’s degree from Jagannath University. You can read his science articles in English and Bengali on https://fromreadingtable.com
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