Yoga improves quality of life in breast cancer patients, proves study

Yoga improves quality of life in #breastcancer patients, proves study  

An Indian study by including doctors Nita Nair, Nishu Singh Goel and five others from Department of Surgical Oncology, Breast Disease Management Group and Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) in Mumbai have evaluated and proven that yoga helps improve the quality of life for women undergoing medical treatment for breast cancer. Interestingly, the study shows that […]

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‘Make every medical college a cancer treatment hub’

Infrastructure, trained manpower, early detection and treatment and affordable medicines are the four vital limbs of cancer care. Health is a state subject, and if we want to make cancer care accessible to all, medical colleges across Maharashtra should be able to provide the same. They should be equipped with diagnostic and treatment facilities to […]

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Navya expert online opinion service helps cancer patients with a second opinion

‘Make cancer treatment affordable,’ parliamentary committee urges union government

The parliamentary standing committee submitted its report on ‘an expanded role for the department of atomic energy in cancer treatment in India through an enlarged network of the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) in Mumbai.’ Panel members included chairman Jairam Ramesh, the report was sent to Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on November 11. Recommendations […]

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Dr Kailash Sharma appointed as member of the MCI Board of Governors

After repealing the Medical Council of India, the Union government has appointed Board of Governors to look into the function of Medical Council of India for a period of two years. This is the highest regulating body of the medical profession in India. Dr Kailash Sharma, Dean, Academics, TMC (Projects) has been appointed as a […]

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Tata Memorial Hospitals “Foundations in Oncology” course enters the fifth year

The 5th Foundations in Oncology course is being conducted from 6th May 2019 to 17th May 2019 in Mumbai. The course was inaugurated on 6th May 2019 in the presence of Dr. R.A. Badwe, Dr. Shripad Banavali, Dr. C.S. Pramesh, Prof. Arnie Purushotham and Dr. Simon Hughes coordinated by Dr. Kailash Sharma & Mr. Sankalp […]

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Tata Memorial Centre starts ‘Tobacco Quit Line’ service to help smokers quit

Tobacco users are at high risk of developing various non-communicable diseases (NCD) including cancer. As per Global Tobacco Adult Survey (GATS) the tobacco prevalence is around 29% in our country. In India 22.4 % males and 7.3% females NCD deaths are due to tobacco use. As tobacco contains nicotine which is highly addictive it is […]

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Navya expert online opinion service helps cancer patients with a second opinion

Navya, a Bangalore-based clinical informatics company, founded in collaboration with Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) and National Cancer Grid (NCG), provides online expert opinions to cancer patients. This service allows patients to upload their reports and get a response from world renowned experts within 24 hours. Uday Nair, a 10-year-old from Bangalore complained to his dad […]

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Tata Memorial Centre hosts summer school for medical students

For last three years  Tata Memorial Centre has been organising Summer School in Oncology and started with 50 students in the year 2015 and we have reached to 155 from Government and Medical Colleges from Mumbai and all over India This year, the entire summer school lectures discussions and workshops will be streamed live on […]

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Merck Foundation and Tata Memorial Centre to build cancer care capacity in Africa

Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany and the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), a premier cancer centre in India, announced the signing of an MOU, aimed to provide fellowship program to Africa candidates. This initiative is a part of Merck Foundation’s ‘Merck Cancer Access Program’ that has been initiated by the Merck Foundation […]

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Rural paramedical and medical staff to be trained for cancer prevention

In the current training programme, the front-line workers  — ANMs, LHVs, PHWs and ASHAs from Pune and Satar district under the Public Health Department, Maharashtra State are being trained for creating the necessary cancer awareness on prevention and early detection of oral, cervical and breast cancers. Breast, cervix and oral cavity cancers are the top three […]

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