Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Cancer screening camp conducted

Nagaland News

Dimapur, July 24: A health awareness cum breast & cervical cancer screening camp was held on July 23 at Mount Olive College, Kohima. Over 330 women attended the camp and underwent free cervical cancer screening with pap smear and HPV DNA testing (courtesy Team from Putuonuo Nursing Home, Kohima and team from Healthcare Laboratory and Research Centre, Kohima), free clinical breast examination, free ultrasound scans and free breast scan with Braster Pro. 40 volunteers from Kohima Sümi Totimi Hoho, 45 medical personnel & support staff from PNH and HLRC participated in the camp.
A comprehensive educational session was also conducted prior to the camp with lectures on ‘Common Gynaecological problems and menopause’ by Dr. Thejavinuo K. Keditsu (MD ObGyn), ‘Cancers in Women’ by Dr. Keduovinuo Keditsu (MS MRCS MCh), ‘Lifestyle modifications & awareness on diabetes & hypertension’ by Dr. Keneilhoulie Medom (MD), and ‘Understanding mental health’ by clinical psychologist Themmungla Raman Longkumer. This was followed by an interactive session.
The camp was organized by the Kohima Sümi Totimi Hoho and Dr. K & T Keditsu Foundation under their initiative, the Women’s Health Oncology Lifestyle Endeavour (WH.O.LE) Project sponsored by Dr. K & T Keditsu Foundation, in partnership with Healthcare Laboratory and Research Center, Kohima, and Maxcare Diagnostic Centre, Kohima.
(Page News Service)