PESHAWAR -- Khyber Medical University (KMU) Institute of Basic Medical Sciences (IBMS) in joint collaboration with Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital and Research Centre Peshawar marked Breast Cancer Awareness Month by organizing a one day seminar here at multi purposes hall of the university.
Addressing the audience, as chief guest Dr Arshad Javaid remarked that prevention of breast cancer may not be possible, but early diagnosis could easily minimize the risk factors.
He said the major mandate of a university is to disseminate knowledge and to train the relevant human stuff with the help of modern technology in the right direction to coup with the challenges confronting by the society, so being a sole public sector medical university of the province KMU for the last ten years after its inception is forwarding in the right direction.
He added that creating awareness in the students and general public about various fatal diseases is also a key responsibility of KMU and by the grace of All mighty Allah and with the dedication of the faculty, KMU is progressing well in this special field and organizing of two awareness seminars in three days is the sign of our commitment towards these noble goals.
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