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Breast Health - What every woman should know

Updated: Sep 19, 2021

With the ever increasing number of women around us affected with breast cancer, it is very important for us to pay more attention to breast health.

In this episode Dr. Geetha Manjunath explains to us on the many contradictions about breast cancer. It is one of the most curable cancer but typically gets diagnosed very late. She explains what each one of us should know and how we should take care of ourselves.

And if you are someone who has experienced the pain of mammograms, you should listen to this episode.

She also introduces us to a new screening technique that is painless and so much more.

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What the New Indian Woman podcast is about

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting. Second, We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. Today's episode falls in the first category.

And in the process, my aim is to help you, The New Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

What's in this episode:

We talk about what made Dr. Geetha move into this area of research and arrive at an option that caters to women of all ages.

She shares with us what we should do as part of monthly self-examination, what we should do yearly and how this goes a long way in ensuring timely detection of breast related issues.

There is also an opportunity for any of you who is wanting to promote this method of screening in your neighbourhood.

Of course, considering even our doctors may not have heard of this new screening option, she gives us references for us to discuss with our doctors and then take a decision.

You could use the links given below to get more information on what is discussed in this episode.

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