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BREAST CANCER

The month of October is recognised internationally as “Breast Cancer Awareness month” (BCAM), a tradition dating back to 1985, with many activities set aside to promote the awareness of the Breast cancer burden/scourge.

The “Pink Ribbon” (and the colour Pink) is the internationally accepted symbol of Breast cancer awareness and advocacy, a practice that first evolved in 1991.

"Breasts do not define femininity"!
“Breasts do not define femininity”!
Angelina Jolie’s announcement that she had undergone a “prophylactic” bilateral mastectomy (surgical removal of both breasts) earlier this year, after discovering that she carried genetic mutations that greatly increased the risk of susceptibility to Breast cancer, again drew worldwide media attention to the scourge of this condition. Other popular personalities/celebrities Continue reading BREAST CANCER