‘Do not ig­nore body changes’

Cancer sur­vivor tells of self di­ag­no­sis im­por­tance

Fiji Sun - - Nation - ARISHMA DEVI-NARAYAN and SHA­HANI MALA arishma.narayan@fi­jisun.com.fj

Peo­ple must never ig­nore the changes in their body be­cause it could be a deadly dis­ease grow­ing, a cancer sur­vivor, Su­sana Dau­rewa says. and then I went to the hospi­tal to con­firm the lump on my breast,” Ms Dau­rewa said. She added that it was only through an aware­ness pro­gramme which Ms Dau­rewa had at­tended, taught her about self-di­ag­no­sis and she was grate­ful for that. The morn­ing tea was joined by other breast cancer sur­vivors from the West­ern Divi­sion who shared their tes­ti­monies of sur­viv­ing the deadly dis­ease and they gave col­lec­tive ad­vice to the youths.

I self-di­ag­nosed my­self seven years ago and then I went to the hospi­tal to con­firm the lump on my breast. Su­sana Dau­rewa Cancer sur­vivor

TFL Pink­to­ber morn­ing tea Tele­com Fiji Limited (TFL) do­nated more than $3000 to the Fiji Cancer So­ci­ety yes­ter­day.

This was to sup­port its ef­fort in recog­nis­ing the month of Oc­to­ber as the Na­tional Breast Cancer Aware­ness month. They or­gan­ised the Pink­to­ber morn­ing tea yes­ter­day.

TFL chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer Mothilal De Silva said: “The staff and mem­bers of the TFL en­gaged in a fundrais­ing drive with pro­ceed­ings ded­i­cated di­rectly to the Fiji Cancer So­ci­ety.” The Tele­com Fi­jiana team were also part of the Pink­to­ber morn­ing tea. The Fiji Cancer So­ci­ety was thank­ful to TFL for their con­tri­bu­tions. Edited by Paula Tu­vuki

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Fiji

© PressReader. All rights reserved.