Timely detection is the key to control. Awareness is the solution.

Signs of Cancer

  • Continuous Cough and Heaviness in Voice.
  • Heavy Excessive bleeding during menstrual period and bleeding apart from menstrual period.
  • Non-healing ulcers in the mouth.
  • Lump in Breast

Prevention of Cancer

  • Take healthy food.
  • Avoid alcohol intake.
  • In case of any unwanted growth or swelling in any part of the body, consult a doctor immediately.
  • Consult a doctor in case any change in pattern of menstrual period.
  • Stop consumption of tobacco in any form.

Cancer Screening & Early Detection

Community based Screening for Common Cancer is being done at sub-centres through

  • VIA: Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid.
  • CBE: Clinical Breast Examination.
  • OVE: Oral Visual Examination.
  • HPV: HPV vaccine has been introduced for the prevention of cervical cancer for the girls of 11-13 years of age group.
  • FAPHC: Free Annual Preventive Health Check-up

Regular test for HB, BP, Blood Sugar, Blood Urea, Serum Creatinine, SGOT, SGPT, Cholesterol etc. should be clinically diagnosed regularly, apart from screening for cervical, breast & oral cancer.

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