Free breast cancer screening at Raikot

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Oct 29, 2014 21:36 IST

As a part of the breast cancer awareness month, Dr Ramesh Eye hospital is organising free breast cancer screening and eye check-up camps for the needy. Dr Ramesh said a camp will be organised at Dr Ramesh Superspecialty Eye and Lasik Centre, Raikot on Thursday. “Our motive is to bring awareness about the disease in rural areas.”

Dr Ramesh said, “For the breast cancer check up and awareness, Dr Devinder Sandhu, (doctorate of medicine) DM, oncology, and his team will provide free services in the hospital.”

A camp was organised at Dr Ramesh Eye Hospital, Sehzad village on Pakhowal Road on Tuesday. In the camp, many patients reached for the check-up. Women were told about the importance of self-examination of breast, as with this they could identify the disease in its early stage.

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