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How to manage cancer and chemotherapy during covid 19

Managing Cancer During Covid19 Lockdown - A webinar

On 27th March, 2020 PatientsEngage spoke with Dr. Vinay Deshmane,  Consultant in Surgical Oncology & Breast...

Is Childhood Cancer Curable?

Dr. Ruchira Misra, Senior Consultant, Pediatric Hematology Oncology and BMT unit, SRCC Children’s Hospital...

Upcoming Webinar - Childhood Cancer Survivors: Beyond Fear and Stigma

Announcing our next webinar on dealing with survivorship issues of childhood cancer and what enables them to integrate...
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Challenges Of Accessing Health Care In Childhood Cancer

A recent qualitative study evaluated the challenges of accessing health care for childhood cancer in India and the...

Do Patients Want To Know Their Cancer Diagnosis?

In India, especially in field of cancer care, family caregivers often ask the doctors to not tell the patients the...

Good Treatment For Breast Cancer Is Also Available In Tier 2 Cities

Dr Anand Mishra, Professor and Head of Department of Endocrine Surgery, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow,...
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Risk Of Suicide In Cancer Patients

We often tell cancer patients to be positive. But they go through a lot of psychological emotions including suicide...
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Cancer Screening Guidelines in An Indian Context

Screening for Cancer is a crucial part of Cancer Prevention and Control. Yet, screening is not integrated into our...

Post Mastectomy Breast Prosthesis - Importance and Options

Dr. Rohini Patil, a gynaecologist and a 17 year breast cancer survivor from Nagpur was shocked at the lack of awareness...
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Photography For Therapy And Self Esteem

On World Photography Day, we share how photography has provided therapeutic benefit to cancer patients of all ages,...

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