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Free Women's health camp by Dr Sumita Prabhakar's Can Protect Foundation



Can Protect Foundation organizes free women’s health camp for Uttarakhand Police on International Women’s Day

On the occasion of International Women’s Week 2021, the Can protect Foundation in association with Uttarakhand Police Wives Welfare Association (UPWAA) and

Uttarakhand Police offered free services of women’s health and cervical and breast screening camps for the female police staff, female members of the police families under the leadership of Dr
Sumita Prabhakar. The camps were organized at Police Lines Dehradun on 14th March 2021 and on 16th March 2021 at Police Lines Haridwar.

Dr Sumita Prabhakar doing free health checkup of women from Uttarakhand Police and raising awareness for

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Can Protect officials launching iBreastExam at Dehradun



Can Protect Foundation new offering: Free breast screening of women by FDA Approved Machine

Women will be able to get a free Breast examination by USA’s FDA-approved machine iBreastExam, Can Protect Foundation launches new free-of-cost service.

In our fight against breast cancer, we have added one more machine to our fleet. As you all know, along with awareness, Can Protect Foundation aims to provide women with free health check-ups near their homes and ensure that they have all the breast and cervical cancer prevention services available.

Officials and Founder President of Can Protect Foundation Dr Sumita Prabhakar with UE LifeSciences.

In the same sequence, the

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Breast Cancer Workhsop for early detection



Workshop organized to raise awareness about Breast Cancer

Celebrating International Women’s Week Can Protect Foundation organised a breast cancer awareness workshop in association with Voice of Doon for the residents and staff of Pacific Golf Estate Dehradun on March 7 2021. The workshop provided women with important information about the prevention, screening tests for early detection, and the treatment of breast cancer.

The event was inaugurated by SP, Uttarakhand Police Smt Jaya Balooni, President of Can Protect Foundation and senior Gynecologist Dr. Sumita Prahakar, Mrs Shakti Manocha, Mrs. Anjum Aggarwal and Sarika Panchhi.

Dr. Sumita Prabhakar raised awareness about cancer

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Cancer education workshop organized by Can Protect Foundation at Uttaranchal University Dehradun

To commemorate International Women’s Day, Can Protect Foundation held a workshop at Uttaranchal University in Dehradun on breast and cervical cancer awareness on March 6, 2021. The workshop’s theme was ‘Future of Women’s Health Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness,’ with the goal of dispelling misconceptions and educating students and faculty about the early symptoms of breast and cervical cancer.  Topics like Breast and cervical cancer risk factors and positive lifestyle changes that can be made to reduce risk, Nutrition, Proper breast self-examination (BSE) techniques, involving the use of the fingertip

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200 students of NIT Trichy Tamil Nadu made aware about Breast Cancer



200 students of NIT Trichy Tamil Nadu made aware about Breast Cancer

The seventh Facebook Live of our October Breast Cancer Awareness Month series, ‘Breast Cancer Early Detection and Health Problems in Women’, presented by President Can Protect Foundation and senior gynaecologist Dr Sumita Prabhakar was a great success.

This Facebook Live was broadcasted via Facebook on 28th October 2020 for the students of the National Institute of Technology, Trichy, Tamil Nadu and hosted on their official Facebook Page.

Dr Sumita Prabhakar gives information about Breast and Cervical cancer to over 200 students who joined this program virtually. These students were informed

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Chief Minister Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat launched CANAPP



Hon’ble Chief Minister Uttarakhand inaugurated breast cancer awareness app “Canapp”

“Canapp”, a breast cancer prevention app developed by Can Protect Foundation. Hon’ble Chief Minister Uttarakhand inaugurated breast cancer awareness app Canapp on 25 October 2020 in the presence of Honourable Education Minister of Uttarakhand Shri Arvind Pandey, BJP Uttarakhand spokesperson Shri Vinay Goyal, and Dr. Sumita Prabhakar.

The app can be downloaded from Google Play Store or by clicking on this link:

The Chief Minister said that the Can Protect Foundation is doing very good work on a grassroots level for women’s health especially for the awareness and prevention of breast

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breast cancer awareness webinar



Facebook Live “Webinar” on Healthy lifestyle for Cancer Prevention and health problems of Women

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Senior Gynecologist and Founder-President of the Can Protect Foundation, Dr Sumita Prabhakar is helping you in answering your questions.

In Corona’s time when health camps are not possible to be organized, the Can Protect Foundation is making everyone aware of breast cancer prevention by using social media platforms like Facebook Live.

On October 1, Dr Sumita Prabhakar, President and Senior Gynecologist, Can Protect Foundation, did a Facebook Live on Being Women Facebook page on the topic on “Healthy lifestyle for Cancer Prevention and health problems

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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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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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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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