Aster MIMS in Kozhikode has opened its Cancer Clinic to provide effective treatment in breast cancer.Early detection of the disease is one of the missions of the clinic.
The clinic was opened as part of the Pink October observance in October to make people aware of the disease.
Kozhikode Corporation Mayor Thottathil Raveendran inaugurated the clinic,today.
Aster MIMS CEO Dr.Santi Sajan,Medical Services Chief Dr.Hamza P spoke on the occasion.
Consultation and treatment at this clinic during the period of October 15 and 31 will be free.
Mamogram tests also will be available at minimum cost ,said the hospital press release.
Appointments are available on all working days between 9 am and 6 pm. For telephone booking,contact:
Breast cancer is one of the common cancers found in women,said Aster MIMS CEO Dr.Santi Sajan.
If detected,earlier the scope of cure is high-she added.
However,in most of the cases ,due to lack of proper awareness and delayed diagnose,the disease found in advanced stage.
A tumor board consisting Medical Oncologist Dr.K.V.Gnagadharan,Surgical Oncologist Dr.V.P.Salim,Radiation Oncologist Dr.Satheesh Padmanabahan,Gynaecologist Dr.Rasheeda Begum, Dr.D.Rijju of Nuclear Medicine,Pathologist Dr.M.Lily,Radiologist Dr.K.G.Ramakrishnan, Dr.G.Krishnakumar OF Plastic Surgery and Re-constructive Surgery department will decide treatment plan to each patients.