What to Expect during breast examination appointment

In Kenya, 1 in 10 women is at risk of breast cancer. Along with cervical cancer, breast cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality among women.

Regular breast screening is one of the best ways to spot a cancer that is too small to feel or see. Early detection may increase chances of successful treatment. It is, therefore, important to be aware of your breasts at all times.

MP Shah Hospital runs a one stop clinic for breast issues. Here’s what you should expect during your breast screening appointment:

1. Breast Examination

At the breast clinic, the specialist breast surgeon examines your breast when you are sitting and/or when your are lying down. They ask you questions about your medical history, family history of breast problems and if there is medicines that you are taking and any previous breast surgery.

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When you first find out that your child has diabetes, you may be overwhelmed with feelings of shock, disbelief, sadness, anger or even guilt. You will have to learn about diabetes and the more you learn about diabetes, the better prepared you will be to talk about it to your diabetic child and their caregivers.

There are a few things that everyone who cares for a loved one with diabetes should consider.

1. Help them to maintain a healthy lifestyle, keep track of their blood sugar levels, food and physical activity.

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Sunday 25th April 2021 saw a huge gathering of selfless members of The Kenya Tour Driver Guides Association who turned up at M.P. Shah Hospital to donate blood. This initiative was in partnership with Team Pankaj, a group of humanitarians who have been in the fore- front to mobilize for resources towards the support of families and individuals who have been greatly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.

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