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  • Breast cancer kills 40,000 women in Pakistan every year: experts

    KARACHI: Experts at a seminar held on Tuesday to create awareness about the dangers of breast cancer warned that the number of deaths caused by the deadly disease was on the rise in Pakistan, with 83,000 such cases reported and around 40,000 women dying of it every year...

    They said breast cancer was the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cancerous cause of death...

  • GIK Institute organises awareness drive about breast cancer

    SWABI: Women Engineering Society (WES) of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI) ran an awareness campaign on Monday about breast cancer and its preventive measures...

    “We took wonderful initiative of breast cancer awareness campaign and also organised an awareness camp where the girls were told that they could fight and prevent breast cancer,” she said...

  • ‘Breast cancer on the rise in 18-22 age group’

    LAHORE: Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia and its incidence is alarmingly increasing in young girls aged 18 to 22 years...

    Addressing at an awareness seminar on breast cancer here at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Thursday, Pink Ribbon Campaign Assistant Programme Manager Sonia Qaiser said the ailment was the most common cancer among women in the world and every year 1...

  • Women urged to wait until age 45 for breast cancer screenings

    MIAMI: In a controversial shift, a leading US medical association on Tuesday urged women to wait until the age of 45 before getting an annual mammogram to screen for breast cancer...

    The American Cancer Society previously recommended women be screened each year from 40, but has changed its advice because evidence failed to show enough lives are being saved...

  • Awareness drive against breast cancer next month

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia which claims as many as 40,000 women’s lives every year...

    Therefore, Pink Ribbon Pakistan, a non-governmental organisation, has finalized arrangements to hold nationwide awareness campaign against the disease next month...

  • ‘Early detection is the cornerstone of breast cancer control’

    If anyone had some other colour on, there were the pink ribbons, the pink caps and pink balloons to compensate for his or her shortcoming just so no one there forgot the cause — raising awareness about breast cancer...

    While sharing her experiences, a survivor said: “I am a proud mother, a wife and a breast cancer survivor...

  • Mazar-i-Quaid illuminated pink in solidarity with breast cancer patients

    The Mazar-i-Quaid was illuminated pink on Saturday as part of solidarity with breast cancer patients and survivors...

    Pink Ribbon Campaign, in collaboration with Government of Pakistan, National History and Literary Heritage Division and administration of Mazar-i-Quaid, illuminated one of the most sanctified places in the country — the Mazar-i-Quaid — in solidarity with the 40,000 women who die each year due to breast cancer...

  • New drug boosts survival rate among breast cancer patients

    CHICAGO: A new form of drug drastically improves survival rates among younger women afflicted with the most common type of breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday, citing the results of an international clinical trial...

    Lead author Sara Hurvitz said the study focused on a form of breast cancer which is fuelled by the hormone estrogen and which accounts for two-thirds of all cases among younger women...

  • Computer programme beats human breast cancer diagnosis

    PARIS: A computer programme can identify breast cancer from routine scans with greater accuracy than human experts, researchers said in what they hoped could prove a breakthrough in the fight against the global killer...

    Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women, with more than two million new diagnoses last year alone...

  • Cancer diagnosis tool ‘causing cancer’

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court will take up on Tuesday (Feb 2) a petition dealing with contaminated injections used for diagnosing cancer...

    A three-bench Supreme Court bench, consisting of acting Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Iqbal Hameedur Rahman and Justice Tariq Parvez, will hear the case instituted by Muhammad Riaz Pasha — a scientist serving as an adviser in the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC)...

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