GCU, SKMCH and RC hold awareness seminar on breast cancer.


LAHORE -- Leading actress Maya Ali visited Government College University Lahore and called upon the young girls to adopt healthy and active lifestyle to avoid the risk of cancer.

She was addressing a large gathering of female students at the breast cancer awareness seminar organized by Government College University (GCU) Lahore's Quality Enhancement Cell in collaboration with Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH and RC) here on Wednesday.

Maya Ali said, "My dear girls, it's your life, you will get it only once, make a promise to yourself that you would take care of it. I have witnessed breast cancer in my family and this fatal disease does not strike a single woman in the family; rather it strikes at the very heart of all those who are associated with the patient."

She encouraged the girls to talk to their parents about their health issues and immediately consult doctors if they find any unusual change in their body.

She also asked them to dedicate at least 30 minutes of their life to exercise in adopting an active lifestyle.

Maya Ali encouraged the students to work as volunteers. "Don't be shy while raising awareness among your female family members, friends and other associates about the breast cancer and guiding them the methods of self-examination," she concluded.

On this occasion, GCU Quality Enhancement Cell Director Ms...

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