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Vice President launches UBF HELP

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 01, Oct 2021
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  • UBF HELP is the first of its kind National dedicated Breast Cancer & Benign Breast Disease Helpline in India.
  • It is set up by Ushalakshmi Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • UBF HELP aims to reach out to people from all sections of society across the country.
  • A unique feature of the helpline is that it is led by a group of Breast Cancer 'conquerors'.

Breast Cancer

  • Breast cancer is the most common cancer worldwide, with around 2.3 million new cases being diagnosed each year and around 6.85 lakh women succumbing to it annually.
  • According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer's GLOBOCAN 2018, in India breast cancer claims lives of 87,000 patients every year.