To Tell or Not to Tell

To Tell or Not to Tell: Exploring the Preferences and Attitudes of Patients and Family Caregivers on Disclosure of a Cancer-Related Diagnosis and Prognosis Cancer-related communication is a complex process and not just the mere transfer of information. It is important to understand the preferences of patients and family caregivers about disclosure of diagnosis and…

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XVlII Annual Conference on Evidence Based Management of Cancers in India

Palliative Medicine – Current Concepts and Controversies 28th February to 1st March, 2020. Pre conference workshop 27th February, 2020. Venue: Tata Memorial Centre     ORGANISING CHAIRPERSON Jayita Deodhar M A Muckaden   ORGANISING SECRETARY Arunangshu Ghoshal Anuja Damani   PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Anorexia Cachexia Syndrome Early Palliative Care in Cancer Chronic Breathlessness Syndrome Cancer Related…

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Volunteer Training Programme kickstarts in Bihar

A Certificate course for community volunteers in Palliative Care was conducted on 6th and 7th July 2019 at Mahavir Cancer Sansthan & Research Centre,Patna, under IAPC. This curriculum was inaugrated by Dr. Sushma Bhatnagar, President, IAPC. This course was coordinated by Dr. Rita Rani, Palliative care Incharge at MCSRC. Thirty candidates from different walks of…

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Cancer awareness and palliative care Sensitization Campaign

The DNipCare (Delhites’ National Initiative in Palliative Care) held a Cancer Awareness & Palliative Care Sensitization Campaign at the St. Basil Church, Sector 3, Rohini, Delhi on 5th May 2019. Rev. Father Bineesh Babu inaugurated the Campaign. The following esteemed persons consucted the campaign: Dr. Anjana Saxena (Ex-Deputy Commissioner, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare),…

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CHWs Training on Palliative care

CHWs Training on Palliative care A new initiative at Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute, Thakurpukur, Kolkata An eight weeks course has been designed for Community Health Workers with hands on training by the Palliative Care Department of Saroj Gupta Cancer Center and Research institute, Kolkata, India. The objective of the program was to…

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Cancer Aid Society’s new office in Lucknow, UP

The new office, which is of 5,000 sq. feet of prime property, is adjacent to the Gomati River. It boasts of a proper reception, a front office and room for visitors. Cancer Aid Society has branches in many cities including Delhi and Kolkata. In addition to providing Palliative care services, running a free Homeopathic clinic,…

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Workshop on Palliative Care for relief of Pain in Cancer patients

Date: 5 February 2018 Cancer Aid Society in collaboration with Indian Association of Palliative Care is organizing a workshop to train the Doctors about Palliative Care. Visit: http://www.worldcancerday.org/workshop-palliative-care-relief-pain-cancer-patients Activity type: Event – Training UICC Member: No Organiser: Indian Association of Palliative Care and Cancer Aid Society Email: nehatripathi@canceraidsocietyindia.org Website: http://www.canceraidsocietyindia.org Location: District Hospital, Mirzapur, Mirzapur…

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Care India Medical Society, Pune

Care India Medical Society (CIMS) This is a public charitable trust working in the field of cancer palliative care for the poor and underprivileged sections of the community in Pune. The organization provides free services through its home-care program SATSEVA and a 15 bed in patient facility VISHRANTI which complements the home care services. CIMS…

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Stella Cancer Center Hospice, Maharashtra

Stella Cancer Center Hospice It is about 3 kms away from Cardinal Gracias hospital. This is a hospice for cancer patients managed by sisters of St. Ann . Its a free of cost and 20 bedded center with trained medical palliative nurses and I Dr,Swetlana( palliative physician) and Dr. Joseph Sequeira (Oncologist) visit this center.…

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