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A Distributed Cancer Care Model with a Technology-Driven Hub-and-Spoke and Further Spoke Hierarchy: Findings from a Pilot Implementation Programme in Kerala, India

Initial results demonstrate the ability of the technology Distributed Cancer Care Network (DCCN) system to successfully screen and detect cancer and to converge the actions of various private health facilities towards providing a continuum of cancer care. The lessons learnt from this study will be useful for replicating the process in other States.

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Understanding Colorectal Cancer, its prevention and treatment

Unlike most cancers, Colorectal Cancer is mostly preventable on screening and is highly treatable, but only when detected early. Hence, it is necessary for the general public to be aware of the early warning signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer and contact the concerned specialist for early detection of cancerous or pre-cancerous conditions for timely surgical interventions and for better prognosis.