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

The study randomly assigned patients to perform yoga and conventional exercise or asanas, in addition to standard chemotherapy. The sample size for the study was 605 patients, with at least a year of follow-up.  The improvements were found on those performing these asanas regularly

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 […]

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

The union health ministry has appointed Dr Kailash Sharma,  director, academics Tata Memorial Centre projects, Mumbai as a member on the crucial Medical Council of India (MCI) Board of Governors

Dr Kailash Sharma appointed as member of the MCI Board of GovernorsAfter 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 […]

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

Foundation in Oncology course was first introduced in 2015, by Tata Memorial Centre in partnership with King’s College & Guys Cancer Centre London, and is conducted every year in the month of May, for a period of two weeks for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students of Government Medical Colleges across the country, with the generous Financial support from Tata Trusts, Mumbai

Tata Memorial Hospitals “Foundations in Oncology” course enters the fifth yearThe 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 […]

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

The person who wanted to quit tobacco they can call on this toll free ‘1800-11-2356.’ The trained counsellor will provide counselling to the tobacco user. There are 10 counsellors who speak in Marathi, Hindi and English. The trained counsellor will help the tobacco user in quitting the tobacco

Tata Memorial Centre starts ‘Tobacco Quit Line’ service to help smokers quitTobacco 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 […]

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

Cancer patients can get their cases reviewed by world renowned experts without leaving their homes

Navya expert online opinion service helps cancer patients with a second opinionNavya, 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 […]

Tata Memorial Centre hosts summer school for medical students

With the idea to enhance knowledge, skills and attitudes of medical graduates, regarding cancer and to better serve society’s needs Tata Memorial Centre in collaboration with Kings College, London in association with Tata Trusts is organising a ‘Summer School in Oncology 2018’ for the undergraduate and post graduate medical students

Tata Memorial Centre hosts summer school for medical studentsFor 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 […]

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

Through this partnership with India, Merck Foundation also aims to provide one-year oncology fellowship training for African doctors

Merck Foundation and Tata Memorial Centre to build cancer care capacity in AfricaMerck 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 […]

Rural paramedical and medical staff to be trained for cancer prevention

The department of Preventive Oncology at the Tata Memorial Hospital has taken up the initiative of capacity building by training all the paramedical and medical staff of the Maharashtra State Health Services in cancer prevention activities

Rural paramedical and medical staff to be trained for cancer preventionIn 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 […]

Cervical cancer: Tata Hospital doctors get two landmark studies published in Medical Journal

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) doctors get two landmark studies of cervical cancer treatment published in medical journal that completely rules out surgery in women diagnosed with locally advanced stage of cervical cancer

Cervical cancer: Tata Hospital doctors get two landmark studies published in Medical JournalThe TMH doctors said with India seeing 60 to 70% of cervical cancer patients in locally advance stage, the two studies are path breaking as it shows better cure rate when compared to the traditional cervical cancer treatment methods. The studies, which have now set up a benchmark for cervical cancer treatment in advance stages […]

Tata Memorial Centre launches handbook for oncologists

At a conference held at Tata Memorial Hospital, which focused on head and neck cancer, cancer experts cametogether to launch a handbook which aims to inform and provide easy to understand guidelines for doctors practising oncology

Tata Memorial Centre launches handbook for oncologistsTata Memorial Hospital (TMH) is known across the country for all the right reasons. Adding another feather to its cap, a three day conference was organised on ‘Evidence Based Management of cancer in India.’ There were multiple world leaders who participated in the conference. At the oration ceremony of the event, a handbook was released. […]
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