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Tag: Tactile Breast Examination

Breast Cancer Awareness at CK Birla Hospital
April 11, 2019

CK Birla Hospital in Gurgaon is the first of its kind to introduce water birthing for expecting mothers. Women experience less pain in this procedure and the process is gentle on the baby as well. Apart from this, the hospital also has a new Breast Centre that offers healthcare services like breast surgery, breast reconstruction and conservation, ultrasound and mammogram, screening through breast exams, chemotherapy, post-treatment support, etc. The Breast Center in collaboration with the

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April 16, 2019

While it is not easy to eradicate all the chances of getting breast cancer, a way of lowering the risk of developing breast cancer is by making lifestyle changes such as drinking less alcohol, being regularly physically active, and maintaining a healthy weight. It is also important for women aged 50 to get a screening done every year or maximum every 2 years as age is one of the biggest risk factors for getting breast cancer. Another reason for the high mortality rates in breast cancer is

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Tactile Breast Examinations
June 11, 2019

The loss of one thing often results in the gain of another. Such also seems to be the case with our sensory systems. When an individual loses their eyesight or hearing, their remaining senses can become extraordinarily sensitive. Since blind individuals depend frequently on touch for perception, constant reliance and practice cause their sense of touch to become highly developed. Tactile Breast Examination, or tactilography, harnesses the heightened sense of touch of visually impaired

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signs and Symptoms of Breast cancer
February 22, 2019

Early detection is key when it comes to breast cancer. Though breast pain and lumps in the breast are the most noticeable symptoms, some signs may not be as noticeable as others. Hence, it’s important that women know what the symptoms are, and learn how to spot them. Women should check their breasts regularly for any changes/ symptoms and get examined by a specialist. Let us analyze the risk factors and symptoms of breast cancer. Risk Factors of Breast Cancer Genes: A

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