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Special cancer awareness programme held at State Judicial Academy
4/19/2019 12:19:10 AM
Early Times Report
JAMMU, Apr 18: Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy in collaboration with LBN Radiations of Hope, A Cancer Care Foundation, organized a Cancer Awareness Programme for the judicial officers of Jammu Province to discuss all important issues related to Cancer awareness.
Cancer awareness is need of the present time for the society to understand the growing burden of the disease and lack of awareness among common people. Judiciary plays very important role in enforcement of laws pertaining to the State, and in a position to impact dissemination of knowledge on the important issues concerning the society at large. This was first of its kind initiative in India to organise a program to sensitize judicial officers regarding various cancer types and the root causes for contracting the disease.
Programme started with welcome note by Rajeev Gupta, Director, Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy. He outlined the basic need for organising such programmes in a situation where cancer has become a major public health problem. Dr Deepak Abrol, Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology, GMC, Kathua and secretary, North Zone Association of Radiation Oncologists of India talked about facts and myths related to cancer. He also stressed about demystifying cancer and busting myths to reduce cancer related morbidity and mortality. He stressed that awareness about cancer and early detection are the major milestones in overcoming the problems which the disease can cause with passing time.
Dr Paras Khanna, Consultant, Surgical Oncologist in SMVDNH, Jammu talked about Breast cancer and Prostate cancer. He also talked about risk factors, symptomatology, screening with diagnosis and treatment of two tumour types. Dr Abhishek Shankar, Assistant Professor in Preventive Oncology at AIIMS, Delhi talked about community based cancer prevention and screening. He started with cancer epidemiology in India, government programmes in cancer control, risk factors, symptomatology, screening with diagnosis and treatment of Head and Lung cancers. He also discussed about socio-cultural determinants of cancer with challenges in awareness, screening, diagnosis and treatment. Dr Neeraj Jain, Consultant, Radiation Oncology in SGRD Amritsar Medical College talked about Cervical cancer risk factors, symptomatology, screening with diagnosis and treatment. He also emphasised HPV vaccine and its role in cervical cancer prevention.
This deliberation was followed by screening of 'Pink Chain' - A docu-drama on Breast cancer. This docu-drama helped the audience to understand cancer better and they all felt connected to this subject with more convincing attitude. This was followed by interactive session in which questions and queries were answered by panel of experts. This programme concluded with vote of thanks and concluding remarks by Ajay Gandotra, Trustee LBNROH, Jammu.
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