“World Cancer Day 2021- “Awareness program on Breast Cancer”  (4th February 2021)

IQAC& Women’s cell organised an “Awareness program on Breast Cancer” on account of “World Cancer Day 2021". Mrs. Augustina Mary, Head, Department of Computer Science, Annai Violet Arts and Science College was the resource person. The objective of the event was to highlight about the ‘World Cancer Day’ in India and to build effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer. The Guest Speaker briefed about the key risk factors of breast cancer, its symptoms, preliminary self-examination of breasts and its early detection with screening. She also gave us a wide insight about the importance of breast cancer for the age group of 40 and insisted to take regular check up every two years especially after Menopause.

120 Women attended the program and got information about mammograms, clinical breast exam and breast self-exam.