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FREE BREAST CANCER SCREENING CAMPS HELD AT MON

  Free Breast Cancer Screening Camps for the women of Mon District was organised by District Administration, Mon from 3rd to 15th February 2020, under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme.

            The Screening camps were organised in collaboration with UMANG, a company based in Hyderabad. UMANG is powered by NIRAMAI technology (Non-Invasive Risk Assessment with Machine Intelligence). This method of breast cancer screening can detect tumors 5 times smaller than what clinical exam can detect is non-contact, painless and free of any radiation.

            The free breast cancer screening camps were held in Tizit, Aboi, Tobu, Naginimora, Mopong, Longching, Phomching and Chen town. A total of 661 women were screened, out of which 43 cases have been detected.

            Deputy Commissioner Mon, Thavaseelan K, IAS expressed his gratitude to UMANG, District Medical Department, Konyak Nyupuh Shekho Khong (KNSK) and all individuals for extending their services and support leading to a successful completion of the camps.