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Recommendations in India regarding awareness of breast, ovarian, prostate cancers?

Hi my name is Doctor Ryan White I m an Oncologist in the United Kingdom. I was wondering if you could advise me on what the recommendations in your area and given by yourself regarding the awareness of breast , ovarian and prostate cancers. This would great aid me in getting an understanding of how different countries recommend and make people aware of these cancers. Most appreciated help Thanks. Dr Ryan White
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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Hi Ryan, here in India, the recommendation for breast cancer screening is like monthly self breast examination after 20 years of age and annual examination by a doctor after 20 years of age. Mammogram is recommended annually after 45 Years of age. Currently we don't recommend screening for ovarian cancer. For prostate cancer annual DRE and serum PSA measurement after age 50. Hope this has answered your question. Thank you.
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