Cervical cancer awareness month

Staff Reporter

VISAKHAPATNAM: Centre for Cancer Screening and Prevention (CCSP), a unit of Translational Research Institute of Molecular Sciences (TRIMS), located at Pithapuram Colony here, is observing January as National Cervical Cancer awareness month as declared by WHO.

CCSP is conducting awareness programmes and medical examinations on cervical cancer, according to its medical officer K. Santha Kumari.

In the awareness programme there will be a slide presentation on cervical cancer, its causes, high-risk factors, prevention and early detection.

The programmes will be conducted up to January 31 under the guidance of a gynaecologist.

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