• June is National Cancer Survivor’s Month

    According to the National Cancer Institute of USA, someone is considered a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis throughout the rest of their life.

    For-Public 2021-06-17
  • MAY IS BRAIN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

    April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month. The observance is intended to raise awareness about these types of malignancies and the need for more effective therapies.

    For-Public 2021-05-13
  • April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month

    April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month. The observance is intended to raise awareness about these types of malignancies and the need for more effective therapies.

    For-Public 2022-04-24
  • Things We Should Know About Kidney Cance

    Incidence and survival rates Kidney cancer – also known as renal cancer – is the 12th most common cancer worldwide. Statistics show that incidence rates of the disease are twice as high among men than women and that 59 per cent of kidney cancer cases occur in more developed countries, with the highest rates seen in North America and Europe and the lowest in Africa and Asia. March is Global Kidney Cancer Awareness Month. Although kidney cancer is the 16th most common cause of death from cancer, survival rates are relatively high in developed countries. In the US, overall survival rates are 72 per cent after five years; the survival rate beyond five years is even higher at 92 per cent for the two thirds (64 per cent) of cases that are diagnosed in the early stages. However, these high survival rates are not seen in lower income countries where…

    For-Public 2021-03-11
  • Start Spreading : It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    Colorectal cancer screening is highly effective in detecting and preventing colon and rectal cancers.

    For-Public 2021-03-09
  • Why do we need immobilisation masks?

    During daily radiation treatment, it isnecessary to ensure that you will be inexactly the same position. If you are getting radiation to the brainor head & neck area, you may need an immobilisation mask for daily treatment. Masks are used: to make it easier for you to staystill; to help keep your head frommoving so that you are in theexact same position for eachtreatment; so any markings that may be used to position you for the treatment can be drawn on the mask, not your skin. A radiation therapist makes the mask during your CT planning scan and the process usually takes around 30 minutes. The mask will be moulded to your face and secured to the table to gently hold your head in place during radiation treatment.  During the treatment, it may feel strange to have the mask on at first. Let the radiation therapists know if you feel…

    For-Public 2020-05-22