30 docs attend CME on ‘Recent Advances in Oncology’ at Srinagar

Srinagar: As many as 30 doctors from Srinagar took part in a CME on ‘Recent Advances in Oncology’ at a local Hotel in Srinagar on Saturday night. The CME was organized by Max Super Speciality Hospital, Mohali.
Addressing the CME, Dr. Sajal Kakkar Associate Director-Radiation and Clinical Oncology Max Super Speciality Hospital Mohali said that Cancer has achieved epidemic proportions in recent times. Early diagnosis and treatment are imperative to achieve the best tumor control or cure rates. Whenever in doubt, refer to a specialist for further consultation and investigations. Once the diagnosis of malignancy is confirmed, treatment should be planned and delivered in multidisciplinary teamwork settings including surgical, radiation and medical Oncologist with tumor board concept.
Lifestyle modifications like maintaining healthy body weight, regular exercises, avoiding red meat/tobacco/alcohol, safe serials practices and being alert for any sign/symptoms of cancer, will help in preventing and early diagnosis , he informed.
Dr. Nasir Ahmed Bhat , Senior Consultant -General and Minimal Access Surgery , Max Super Speciality Hospital Mohali spoke about the advances in surgical field. He also discussed breast cancer related surgical methods with the doctors.
During the occasion, Dr. Atul Sachdev Medical Director & HOD Department of Gastroenterology (Via Web Call) Max Super Speciality Hospital Mohali gave an overview of Max Hospital with detailed views of infrastructure, specialties , doctors and accreditations etc.


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