Cancer Screening Week – Screening for Gynecological Cancers at Father Muller medical college

Cancer Screening Week – Screening for Gynecological Cancers at Father Muller medical college

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”

Mangaluru: The department of obstetrics and gynaecology, Father Muller medical college is organising a Cancer Awareness week and a health camp for Gynecological cancers.

Venue : OBG OPD (Room Number 19)
Date : 6th February 2017 to 13th February 2017
Time : 9:00 am-4:00pm

During this camp, screening tests for uterine cancers and breast cancer will be offered at concessional rates with examination and interpretation of reports. The tests offered include PAP smear ( testing for cervical cancer), Ultrasound Pelvis (for uterine cancer) and mammography for breast cancer. Specialists in gynaecological cancers will be available for consultation.

Early warning symptoms of cancer that women can experience and should not ignore:

• Abnormal vaginal bleeding (especially in woman who’ve undergone menopause), painful periods
• Unexplained weight loss
• Constant bladder pressure or increased urination
• Loss of appetite, while constantly feeling full/bloated stomach
• Pelvic or abdominal pain
• Constant fatigue
• Vaginal discharge
• Hard lump in the breast

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