Women will be specially trained in self-breast and clinical examination at the Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Memorial Medical College Hospital here on October 29 and 30, it was announced on Wednesday.
In view of the increasing cases of breast cancer across the world, October is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. (Prof.) Manju Singh, Head of Department, Surgery, told the media.
She said when there is a problem related to breast or breast lump, discharge from the nipple, sudden change in the size of breasts or any other symptom, women must approach a surgeon first.
A special breast clinic is organized every day of the week for breast related diseases at the Ambedkar Memorial Medical College Hospital.
If there is cancerous lump in the breast, there is facility for breast oncoplasty, in which surgery is done while maintaining the beauty of the breasts, she said.