“Fears about breast cancer are unfounded. It can be completely cured if detected on time,” oncologist S.S. Nirni of the Hyderabad-based Nirni Cancer Foundation said here on Saturday. He said that the prime reason for delay in detection of cancer was lack of awareness. “Most women believe that they are not likely to get cancer. This is wrong. They should know the importance of regular check-ups,” Dr. Nirni said at an awareness camp at Akka Mahadevi College.

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