On World Cancer Day 2013, Vydehi Institute of Oncology organized a seminar and guest lectures by Dr Shilin Shukla, the director of CGRI, Ahmedabad and Dr Arun Gere, Consultant, Nuclear Medicine and Pet CT Center, Dharamshila Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Delhi. Dr Kavitha welcomed the guests while the program auspiciously began with a prayer. The program is inaugurated by Dr M.S. Ganesh lighting the lamp. He stated that VIMS will be releasing newsletters every month and sending to other hospitals and medical services, as part of their cancer services. Dr GuruMurthy, inaugurated the first newsletter that explains the advanced treatment methods in oncology by opening it for the audience. Continue reading
Bone tumors are rare malignancies that usually occur at a very young age (15 -35 yrs), seriously affecting life and quality of life as well. This is the most productive age-group when the individual’s life gets shaped and contributions toward family happen. Instead the patient’s disease grossly impacts and burdens the family.
Conservative laryngeal surgeries are rare. Frontolateral hemi-laryngectomy is one such surgery that eradicates the cancer completely whilst retaining the voice intact.
The World Cancer Day is celebrated every year on February 4th. World over many cancer organizations and other health care providers conduct events relevant to the occasion. To generate awareness and positive contribution from one and all a theme is created every year for the “World Cancer Day”.
“Together it is Possible” was the theme for this year.