Fortis La Femme extends support to Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Top Quote In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month this October, Fortis La Femme is offering a free breast check-up at all of its facilities. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 07, 2016 - In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month this October, Fortis La Femme is offering a free breast check-up at all of its facilities. In addition to this, it will offer a free mammography for 100 under privileged women in association with the Rotary Club of India along with 50 per cent discounts on mammography, breast ultrasound, onsite PHCs, and a complimentary two-month life style diet management program and counselling sessions with specialists across its two units in Delhi and Bangalore..

    An estimated 100,000-plus new breast cancer patients are diagnosed annually in India. Statistics show that breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in urban area with Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Calcutta, and Trivandrum accounting for more than 30% of total cases with women.

    According to Ms. Anika Parashar, COO, Fortis La Femme, "It's not only the severity of the disease but also the stigma around it that needs to be addressed. Fortis La Femme is leading the way towards boosting awareness of this disease and is happy to extend support, services and advice to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We see this as crucial to our single-minded campaign for women's health and wellness."

    Fortis La Femme's Breast Cancer Awareness Week offers available at the following hospitals:

    La Femme-Bangalore: No:62, Richmond Road, Behind Sacred Heart Church, Entry from Mother Teresa Rd, Richmond Town, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025
    Phone:080674 54444

    La Femme- Delhi: S - 549, Greater Kailash - II, New Delhi, Delhi 110048; Ph no. 011 4057 9400

    For more information, please contact:
    Divya Singh
    dsingh ( @ ) imarkindia dot in

    Roopam Gupta
    Roopam.gupta ( @ ) fortisealthcare dot com

    About Fortis La Femme
    Fortis La Femme is a unique facility, inspired by the core belief that a woman is a very special person with special needs. Medical care at the hospital includes Obstetrics (Painless Labor), Gynecology, Neonatology (Level III NICU), Anesthesia, General & Laparoscopic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgeries and Genetic & Fetal Medicine. Fortis La Femme provides comprehensive clinical and holistic care designed just for women which covers every stage of a woman's life from birth, adolescence, motherhood, to menopause and beyond. Its patient-sensitive services are provided in a world-class facility with a discreetly elegant ambience laden with value-added conveniences. In the year 2010, the hospital got NABH accreditation, and was successfully re-accredited in 2013. It was adjudged winner of Most Popular Maternity Hospital award by Child Magazine in 2013. Fortis La Femme was also ranked No. 5 in Top Gynecological Hospitals in India (No. 1 Private Gynecological Hospital in North India) in Nielsen Survey 2015 conducted by THE WEEK magazine.

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