Breast Cancer Screening Program and Cancer Awareness Drive in schools and colleges
Project Year: 2010-11
Focus Area: Health
Project Reach: 8,135 (from FY 2010-2019)
Implementing Partner: Samavedana, Arogya Bharati and Aastha Breast Cancer
Persistent Foundation conducted cancer awareness program for women and students. For women, breast cancer screening camps were conducted and women who were detected with some symptoms were helped for further diagnosis and treatment. For students, the focus was mainly on creating awareness about cancer caused by habits like smoking and tobacco chewing.