Hyderabad: GHMC Mayor Dr. Bonthu Rammohan appealed all the sanitation Women workers to get body screening for breast cancer for early detection if any while inaugurating camp in Head Office, here today.
GHMC, along with Hmang, is providing medical device which enables early detection of breast cancer, it can even detect for coming next eight years also. Based on the results and response the facility will be extended to zones of the Corporation, the Mayor said.
Speaking on the occasion, GHMC Commissioner Lokesh Kumar said Breast Cancer was the most killer disease among the women. Providing the device to detect the disease might help in reducing the mortality due to Breast Cancer.
The Mayor appealed the women to utilize the advanced technology to detect the disease at early stage and take precautionary methods.
Further said the wearable devise for screening the disease would made available to the poor people and be arranged at Basti Dawakhanas in near future.
Additional Commissioner Hari Chandana said that the device was very simple to use and every ordinary woman could take up screening test. The Japanese device is wearable, Radiation free and performs test without pain or touch.
Additional Commissioners Sandeep Jha, Shruthi Ojha, AMOHs and other senior officials participated in the programme. (INN)