The PR agency facilitated the breast cancer screening, which was held at the Dzorwulu branch of the Medifem Hospital in Accra.
Participants were screened and examined for signs of lump in the breast, redness of skin of the breast, a discharge from the nipple, a rash or peeling of the skin on the breast, a sunken nipple, and a change in the size or shape of the breast among other diagnosis and tests.
Speaking at the event, PR Manager of the Agency, Janice Osei–Essah said “Mahogany Consult believes that we need to be as interested in our team’s physical wellbeing as we are in their intellectual capabilities. We learnt so much at the screening and will encourage every organization to do same”.
She said the turnout was encouraging and there was a positive feedback from participants.
Miss Osei –Essah expressed gratitude to all who supported and participated, especially Medifem Multi-specialist Hospital and Fertility Centre.
“I appreciate my team and clients for understanding the need for this and I will urge the general public, especially women, to from time to time, undergo breast cancer examination,” she said, adding that early detection and prompt treatment can save life.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness of the risks of Breast Cancer and how treatment can be provided to affected individuals and families.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide, claiming the lives of hundreds of thousands of women each year and affecting countries at all levels of modernization.
“One in eight women is diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime,” states the World Health Organization (WHO).