World Cancer Day
Department of Pharmacy, Mandsaur University organized a Cancer Awareness Program. Principal Dr. Amit Kumar Jain explained about the types, early signs and symptoms, causing factors, diagnosis procedures, treatment of the cancer etc.
The main Objectives of the Cancer Awareness Program was :
- To create awareness of the disease.
- To help people/society recognize the early signs and symptoms of cancer, thus enabling them to seek treatment at an early stage. The programme encourages the participants to seek prompt medical attention for symptoms which may include lumps, sores, bleeding, hoarseness, weight loss and persistent indigestion/cough/pain, etc.
- To educate people/society about the key risk factors of cancer since more than 30% of cancer cases could be prevented by modifying lifestyle or avoiding the key risk factors.
To inform people/society about the importance of cancer check-ups at an early stage.