Breast Cancer Awareness Month: According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, affecting 2.1 million women every year, and also causes the largest number of cancer-related deaths among women. In 2018, it was estimated that 627,000 women died of breast cancer -about 15% of all cancer deaths in women.
October is celebrated as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month to empower women with breast cancer awareness. With the increasing cases of breast cancer in women, it is time for all of us to know what breast cancer is. Dr Mandeep Singh Malhotra, Oncologist, Fortis Hospital, has spoken in detail to make you aware of breast cancer in this week's Health Talk. Watch the video and understand how important it is for women to go in for the self-breast examination and the need to consult a doctor even in a slightest of doubt.
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