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Abhishek, Shankar and Priya, Srinivas (2018) NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Control and Prevention – A Practice Changing Course for Oncologists from Limited Resource Country Like India. Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention , 19 (5). pp. 1157-1160. ISSN 2476-762X

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Cancer has become an important public health issue in India. Oncologists in India spends most of their time in diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients. There is a large disparity geographically as far as cancer treatment facilities are concerned. Cancer control and cancer prevention is not a point of concern for most of the practicing oncologist. Although things are changing in India, but orientation, passion and dedication towards cancer prevention is still missing. There is no program on basic principles and practice of cancer control and prevention in India which addresses the essence of cancer control and prevention. Center for Global Health of National Cancer Institute, USA initiated summer curriculum is an excellent academic program to teach health care professionals working in cancer care in different parts of world. This covers all aspect of cancer care i.e. cancer education, epidemiology, screening, diagnosis, treatment and the before world palliative care with dedicated session on upcoming molecular prevention in cancer. This gives an unique opportunity for learning and can be practice changing curriculum for many of the attendees who want to pursue a career in cancer control and prevention a before practice.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: NCI summer curriculum, cancer prevention, India
Subjects: Cancer Research
Depositing User: Rgcb Library
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2018 06:36
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2018 06:36
URI: http://rgcb.sciencecentral.in/id/eprint/659

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