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World Cancer Day: A J Hospital to organise Cancer screening camp from Feb 1

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Mangaluru: On account of World Cancer Day A J Hospital will be organizing a Cancer Screening camp at the A J Cancer Centre starting Monday, February 1 to 4.

A J Hospital has a state of the art, Comprehensive Cancer Care Centre with all the specialties such as Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Cancer Pain Management, Nuclear Medicine, which is first of its kind in Dakshina Kannada.

The Oncology team at A J Hospital provides expert, comprehensive and compassionate care to patients with cancer.  Our primary goal is to deliver treatment safely and effectively in ways that enhance and benefit the overall experience for our patients.

Cancer is no longer a death sentence.  If detected early, it is curable.  Successful treatments have allowed cancer patients to carry on longer and more productive lives.  Today 45% of all cancer patients can be cured. That is why screening for cancer is so vital in combating this disease.  What is screening for cancer? It involves a few simple tests and procedures done to detect common cancers at a very early stage before it spreads thus improving the chance of cure.  They are painless and inexpensive with absolutely no side effects.  No single blood test or urine test can diagnose any cancer.  Screening is not done in a lab.  It’s done by a Doctor who will evaluate your chances of developing disease and based on your risk required tests are prescribed, one for each system that is one for breast cancer, one for colon and stomach cancer, one for cervical cancer and so on.

About the Camp:

Following packages are offered at a discounted rate of Rs.1000/= per person

To find out more about the camp/ registrations contact: 0824 6613635 or email: ajccentre@gmail.com  (between 9.00am and 5.00pm).

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