First Lady for enhanced awareness about breast cancer, measures to check disease

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 9 (APP):First Lady Begum Samina Alvi on Wednesday pointed out the lack of awareness about the breast cancer which was causing loss of women lives in Pakistan and called for enhanced awareness, besides effective measures, to check the disease.

Highlighting the important role of media, she said television, radio and social media could play a vital role in creating awareness about the disease and its cure through dissemination of public-service messages.

Samina Alvi expressed these views while participating in a walk organized by the PAF Hospital to create awareness about breast cancer here at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Complex.