Awareness of Breast Cancer- Chughtai Lab’s seminar
Chughtai Lab is one of the most important pathology labs in Pakistan. It has been helping the nation since 1983. Chughtai Foundation conducts free medical camps and public awareness campaigns in a bid to bring free health education to the nation. Breast cancer starts off in the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply them with milk. Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in females worldwide. Chughtai Lab organizes a seminar on breast cancer on Tuesday 18th of October in Karachi. The consultant pathologist of Chughtai Lab states that young women should create an early breast cancer detection plan because that’s the key to treatment and ultimately, to saving lives. According to Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Chughtai Lab Muniba Mazari, “Breast cancer is a topic that is hardly talked about by either men or women. It is because of this societal taboo that many women keep on suffering for a long period of time until the cancer reaches a stage where it becomes harder to treat than it would initially have been” According to Dr. Omar Chughtai (Lab Director of Chughtai Lab) “with the opening of a lab facility in Karachi, he hopes they can bring quality and convenient testing services to the metropolis. Some of the conveniences he mentioned included Chughtai Lab’s free home sample collection service, online and emailed lab reports, SMS alerts and the custom Chughtai Lab mobile app. “Come visit or call us, we are always looking for ways to serve you better” As October is being the month of Breast Cancer Awareness, Chughtai Lab has boarded a full month nation-wide campaign, termed ThinkPink with Chughtai Lab; the aim of the campaign is to bring awareness and education to the nation’s women and men. This event was held at its flagship lab at Shaheed-e-Millat Road Karachi. We should all look after our health, as health is wealth!