Cancer Awareness Training at  Barli Institute

Monday 3rd May 2010

Today ,a group of doctors, Dr. Digpal Dharkar, Dr. Baldev Dimbani, Dr. Rakesh Taran, Dr. Aviramavat, Dr. Gaurav Gupta, Dr. Amit Joshi and Mrs Mona,  from Indore Cancer Foundation conducted  a training programme at Barli Development Institute for Rural Women, Indore. The topics of this programme were Cancer detection and various related tests, myths about Cancer, prevention and treatment of Cancer, and the facilities at the Cancer Foundation.

The programme was organised by Barli Development Institute For Rural Women and more than 100 participants from 46 villages of Dhar, Alirajpur, Khargone, Khandwa and Dewas of Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra and Chatisgarh attended this programme. Most of these women trainees had never gone to school and it was the first time in their lives to participate in such a programme.

Dr. Dharker talked about the treatment of Cancer, the latest technological developments, the facilities at Indore Cancer Foundation and that he conducts breast cancer surgeries for poor patients at Mission Hospital at the cost of Rs 12,000, all inclusive.  Dr. Baldev gave detailed information about symptoms and causes of Cancer, Dr. Rakesh Taran talked about treatment of Cancer through Chemotherapy, Dr. Aviramavat gave information on oral cancer its and prevention, Dr. Gaurav Gupta dispelled myths about Cancer, Dr. Amit Joshi discussed the importance of early detection of Cancer and Mrs Mona interacted with the women to answer their personal questions.
The Director of the Institute, Dr. (Mrs.) Janak Palta McGilligan, welcomed the guests and gave the introduction of the training workshop. Mr Jimmy McGilligan, manager of the Institute also attended the workshop and Mrs Chanda Pipria thanked all the doctors and the Indore Cancer Foundation.


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