News & Updates

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June

Breast Self Examination in HINDI – स्वयं स्तन परिक्षण

स्तन कैंसर (Breast Cancer) में अच्छे उपचार के लिए स्तन कैंसर की प्रारंभिक चरण में पहचान (Early detection) महत्वपूर्ण है। यदि आप नियमित रूप से अपने स्तन की जांच करती हैं तो आप सही समय पर स्तन में होने वाले किसी भी बदलाव का पता लगा सकती हैं। स्वयं स्तन परिक्षण (Breast Self Exam), महीने में एक बार मासिक के 1 सप्ताह के अन्दर या जिन्हें मासिक नहीं आता हैं उनके द्वारा महीने में किसी दिन किया जाना चाहिए । स्वयं स्तन परिक्षण (Breast Self Examination) में बहुत कम समय

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09

March

Breast and cervical cancer screening of 2000 women in Uttarakhand on International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day 2020, Nationwide cervical and breast cancer screening camp was by the Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI) in more than 300 cities.

Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening in Uttarakhand

In Uttarakhand, these camps were organized in 6 cities, Dehradun, Haridwar, Rudrapur, Kashipur, Ramnagar, and Halwani under the leadership of Dr. Sumita Prabhakar, President of Can Protect Foundation.

Free Women’s Health Camp with Breast and Cervical Cancer at Police Lines, Dehradun

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, a free women’s health camp, along with breast and

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February

Free Breast Screening Camp at Teelu Rauteli Working women hostel, Dehradun

Can Protect Foundation and Women’s Empowerment and Child Development, Dehradun organized a Free Breast Cancer Screening Camp at Teelu Rauteli Working women hostel, Dehradun on 26th February 2020.

Can Protect Foundation joined hands with WECD, Dehradun and plans to hold similar cancer prevention camps in other urban and rural areas of Dehradun in the coming months as a part of regular activity.

148 women were examined by Dr Sumita Prabhakar and her team.  Dr. Sumita Prabhakar host a workshop on cancer prevention for women, she explained the audience about the importance of

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11

February

Can Protect Foundation marks World Cancer Day through Screening, education and awareness activities

To mark World Cancer Day, four different programs were organized by Can Protect Foundation in three different areas, Tehri Garhwal, Dehradun, and Jalandhar. Around 4000 women have benefited jointly through all these activities.

270 Women Screened for Breast Diseases and Cervix Abnormalities

The first program was organized on 2 February 2020 under the supervision of Dr. Sumita Prabhakar, a free women’s health and cancer prevention camp was organized at Naur village in Tehri Garhwal district. 270 women availed the facilities like gynecological examination, breast, and cervical abnormality screening, blood sugar, blood pressure

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04

February

World Cancer Day 2020, Activities by Can Protect Foundation

To mark World Cancer Day, four different programs were organized by Can Protect Foundation in three different areas, Tehri Garhwal, Dehradun, and Jalandhar. Around 4000 women have benefited jointly through all these activities.

1. The first program was organized on 2 February 2020 under the supervision of Dr. Sumita Prabhakar , a free women’s health and cancer prevention camp was organized at Naur village in Tehri Garhwal district. 270 women availed the facilities like gynecological examination, breast and cervical cancer screening, blood sugar, blood pressure screening near to their home. Free

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11

December

Dehradun: Health Talk organised to improve menstrual health among adolescent girls

Thirteen-year-old Priyanka (name changed) was happy as she actively attended a workshop on adolescent health and menstrual hygiene management. The girl has just attained puberty, but unable to take care of herself during menstruation days due to lack of knowledge and awareness about good menstrual practice. Now she is more confident because she knows that menstruation is a natural process.

The teenager was among the 61 students and teachers from Shivram Uniyal School , Dehradun, who benefited from a half-day workshop on menstrual hygiene organised by Can Protect Foundation on 10th

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25

November

Can Protect Foundation Join hands with NMO, hold free breast cancer awareness and screening camp in Dehradun

Can Protect Foundation participated in a free medical camp in organized by the National Medicos Organization on 24 November 2019 at Dehradun.

Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention

In this camp, Can Protect Foundation conducted free breast and checkup of 45 women and made them aware of breast and cervical cancer. Dr Vinita delivered a special session for women during the camp to educate them how to do breast examination. Breast Self Examination is a monthly examination which every women can do in home. Women were also informed about HPV virus and importance

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01

November

Can Protect Foundation screened 843 women to mark October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October is very special for every woman, for the past several years Can Protect Foundation organizes many breast cancer awareness and prevention programs in this month.

For the last five years, Can Protect Foundation, under the leadership of our President Dr. Sumita Prabhakar, has been organizing a two to three days mega breast screening camp for women at Agarwal Dharamshala in Dehradun. This year, this camp was organized on 30 and 31 October 2019. Breast screening of 320 women was done in two days, they were taught

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October

Cancer Awareness and Health Checkup of women, Medicine distribution and cleaning of Suswa river in Dehradun

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October

October is breast cancer awareness month, In India, Can Protect Foundation a leading breast cancer NGO organized another women’s health, breast, and cervical cancer awareness camp under the leadership of Dr. Sumita Prabhakar at the government primary school in Ramgarh range (Mothrowala) of the Dudhli valley of Dehradun on 20th October 2019.

We are expanding our cancer awareness and prevention campaign and started trying to eliminate other cancer-causing sources. River pollution is one of the major causes of cancer. People living near the catchment area of the polluted

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06

October

Dehradun: Health talk by Dr Sumita Prabhakar for mothers and students for awareness on Cancer

October is breast cancer awareness month, Can Protect Foundation in association with Sunrise academy organized Health Talk for Cancer Prevention on October 5, 2019 at Sunrise Academy auditorium. Senior Gynecologist and President of Can Protect Foundation Dr. Sumita Prabhakar was the keynote speaker of the talk and delivered his presentation on adolescent health, menstrual hygiene, healthy lifestyle & cancer prevention.

Students along with their mothers, teachers, and staff participated in the talk. During the health talk session, a special workshop was organized to teach women and girls students how to do

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