Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Free breast cancer screenings throughout October

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Mumbai, October 01, 2018: October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, artificial intelligence based health-tech company NIRAMAI and Way2Health Diagnostics will conduct free breast cancer screening for women throughout the month. The screening technology by NIRAMAI is unique in being non-touch and non-radiation.

From October 1 through October 31, women can get themselves screened for breast cancer at any of the following Way2Health centres in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane areas - Seawoods, Nerul, Vashi, Kharghar, Kamothe, KoparKhairane, Ghansoli, Panvel, Thane, Vikhroli, Bandra, Kandivili and Marine Lines. The screening (worth Rs 1500) will be free during the month of October and will be conducted by a female technician.

Registration is by prior appointment by giving a missed call on 8010599599 or email at  

Dr. Rachna Tardeja, Consultant Radiologist & Founder Director, Way2Health Diagnostics, Mumbai, said, “We are excited to partner with NIRAMAI who has brought in innovative non-touch, non-radiation technology to make breast cancer screening easily accessible to all women who otherwise generally shy away from it. We are offering this screening complimentary for all women to enable access to the underserved as well.”

NIRAMAI (Non-Invasive Risk Assessment with Machine Intelligence) is a health-tech startup that has developed an innovative early breast cancer detection technology that is radiation free and non-invasive. The solution is based on Thermal imaging and cloud hosted analytics and is portable, accurate, privacy aware and can be used for women of all ages.

Nidhi Mathur, COO & Co-founder, Niramai, said, “As part of Niramai’s community screening initiative, we partner with organisations like Way2Health Diagnostics that have extensive outreach and focus on women’s health, to jointly conduct breast health screenings. Our goal is to screen 1 million women by 2022.”

Niramai solution is particularly suitable for community screening due to its radiation-free, affordable and completely private experience to the user. “Bringing the service to the door-step of women is an important feature of preventive screening that we believe Way2Health Diagnostics will help us achieve in Mumbai”, added Nidhi Mathur.

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