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PMCH doctors conduct cancer awareness programme

PATNA: A large number of doctors and workers of the PMCH participated in a procession on the health facility campus on Monday to create awareness about cancer.

PMCH medical superintendent Dr Rajiv Ranjan also joined the procession and burned tobacco products within the procession. He also ordered complete tobacco ban on the PMCH campus.

A seminar-cum-awareness programme used to be also organized by way of the PMCH division of radiotherapy and oncology in collaboration with the Association of Radiation Oncologist of Bihar (AROI) on the instance of World Cancer Day on Monday.

PMCH radiotherapy division head Dr P N Pandit, who may be the overall secretary of AROI, spoke in regards to the early symptoms of cancer visual in a affected person’s frame. “Early detection results in higher remedy of the disease,” he said.

Dr Sangita Narain, an assistant professor at the division, deliberated on gynaecological tumours and emphasised on gynaecological hygiene and cervical vaccine.

Pandit said tobacco intake used to be a significant reason for cancer. “People will have to say no to tobacco and yes to life,” he said.

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