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Posted by Balco Medical Centre | 02 March 2019

Host : Balco Medical Centre

Location : Govt. District Hospital Mahasamund

Start Date : 07 February 2019 11:00 AM

End Date : 07 February 2019 05:00 PM

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On the occasion of world cancer day, we organized free cancer screening camp in collaboration with  Govt. District Hospital Mahasamund on 7th Feb From Balco Medical Centre; team of 8 members organized the camp. Dr Rashmi Rai (Maxillofacial Surgeon) & Dr Ashish Majumdar (Anesthesiologist) screened total 19 patients for cancer and FNAC & PAP Smear samples were taken for further testing Dr R K Pardal (Civil Surgeon at District Hospital Mahasamund) appreciated the initiative and highlighted various causative factors for head and neck cancer such as tobacco, alcohol and also talked about other common cancers in depth. Dr Pardal further added the most important thing is to diagnose cancer at early stage and visiting the right doctor on time for treatment