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HIGHEST NUMBER OF PATIENTS EXAMINED ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD CANCER DAY

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18 Feb, 20 10:45
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HIGHEST NUMBER OF PATIENTS EXAMINED ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD CANCER DAY

Udaipur: Pacific Dental College & Hospital, Debari, Udaipur in collaboration with Wonder Cement Limited, Nimbahera; LifescanHealthcare Pvt. Ltd, Pune& IDA UdaipurBranchconductedamegaOralCancerScreening and Awareness Programme at Wonder cement premises on 4 February where 3008 patients were screened for oral cancer on a single day at an only venue, and the team was able to establish the National record in India book of records. The inaugural ceremonywas graced by Mr.SM Joshi, SeniorPresident,WonderCementLimited,Mr.NitinJain, Vice President, Wonder Cement Limited, and Marathi TV actress, MeeraSarang. Chief organizer, Dr. KailashAsawa, stated that Programme started the morning at 6:00 AM and continued till 5:00 PM. Oral cancer screeningwas carried out using a digital handheld device "Velscope," which is non-invasive and detects the earliesttissuechangesoforalcancerwithin2minutes.Lifescan Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. Pune had provided 8 Velscopes for this mass screening program. Mr.NavneetChoubey from the company told me that this device had brought a new revolution in oral cancer detection as well as treatment as it is easy to save the patients in the earliest stages. It is being used all over the world. Chiefcoordinator,Dr.MridulaTak,andDr.JagdishZadke stated that Miss MeeraSarang, a Marathi film actress, was the chief guest for the closing ceremony where India bookofrecordshandedoverthecertificates totheauthorities. Ateam of 70 dentists from Pacific Dental College and Hospitalworkedtoachievethetarget.Dr.SureshDashora, DrSandeep Jain and Dr. PulkitChaturvedi, Dr. Anirudh Hinge, Dr. Tulip Chakravarthy, Dr. Sagarika Grover and Dr. NusratRizvi were present.


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