This article brings to fore the expertise of Karkinos Healthcare in providing Decentralised Clinical Trials (DCTs) services in bringing about novel approaches to cancer treatment. To know more about the compelling reasons for the emergence of DCTs in India and what makes the country a hotbed for global pharmaceutical companies to conduct DCTs, please subscribe to the full article at https://karkinos.in/clinicaltrials/.
With the optimum use of technology, we at Karkinos Healthcare and IVDP are confident that such targeted community cancer screening programmes will bring about a marked decrease in the cancer incidence and burden observed in India.
The pink ribbon serves as a global symbol of breast cancer awareness, fostering a sense of unity and solidarity. It reminds us that every patient was once just a storyteller of suffering. Understanding the experiences of others increases the awareness of when to seek medical assistance.
This scoping review provides a comprehensive summary of the use of digital health in coordinating
cancer care via hub-and-spoke models.
This blog explains how a VTB can be leveraged to bring out the best treatment outcomes by doctors and how it benefit the patients at large.
When carried out on a big scale, innovative cancer prevention and care programmes will ultimately bring about the necessary cultural shift in healthcare practices and move our nation closer to reducing cancer rates in the future.
Promoting cancer prevention among women prisoners in Madhya Pradesh was one of the pioneering cancer screening programmes that VCCF and Karkinos Healthcare had initiated upon. This blog is a walk through of the initiative.
The cancer screening programme was created to incorporate awareness and to use the programme to explain the benefits of group insurance products, ensuring that women felt reassured about the coverage of treatment costs if necessary. This was done in recognition of these misconceptions and their addiction to tobacco.
As part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies, JJMI is partnering with Karkinos Healthcare, an end-to-end oncology-focused technology platform, to co-create comprehensive solutions to improve the cancer care workforce.
In cancer, survivorship focuses on the health and the life of a person with cancer post-treatment until the end of life. As the number of cancer survivors is growing, it emphasizes the demand for specialized needs of disease-free cancer survivors.
Cancer survivors who have been through the early cancer diagnosis and have experienced early-stage treatment procedures are the greatest patient advocates, who radiate a positive outlook to cancer fighters.
Unlike donating blood, there are no stringent requirements in donating one’s hair. So, I decided to donate my hair to Cope with Cancer.
Dr. Basant Garg, Mission Director of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission and Additional Chief Executive Officer, National Health Authority, in an official letter, appreciated the efforts contributed by Team Karkinos in building the nation’s digital health ecosystem.
Cost, quality, and accessibility of healthcare services, which form the “golden triangle of healthcare” are the three interdependent and equally important factors essential for delivering high-quality healthcare services to individuals and communities. The golden triangle is a goal to be accomplished forever and one that can never be compromised.
On this year’s International Women’s Day, I urge everyone to Embrace Equity, give a woman a fair chance to live a quality life. It’s also important that women make a pledge to take proactive steps about self-care by consulting a doctor periodically for screening. Canceling cancer starts with you. Participate in this moonshot!
On this year’s International Women’s Day, I would like to proudly admit that as a woman I feel honored to be in the position to empower women with the knowledge about cancer prevention and equally proud of all the women who have joined hands in support to fight cancer.
With early cancer detection and prevention as a mission, Karkinos Healthcare is set to redefine cancer care by moving towards a more community-based approach. Operational strategies are planned to make this a possibility.
The youth can play an important role in cancer control. Here’s how…
Vivek Wadhwa: ‘I l ...
The practice of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is the new buzz word in oncology practice. Regarded as the next horizon in cancer diagnostics, Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) is gaining importance as it allows for a comprehensive analysis of an individual’s tumor DNA, providing insights into the specific genetic changes driving the tumor and informing treatment options.
Cancer is preceded by precancerous changes in the cervix that remain for several years before becoming cancer and these changes can be readily detectable by screening and effectively treatable.
In the course of powering the Distributed Cancer Care Network, Karkinos Platform gathers data that will be incrementally refreshed as patients continue their healthcare journey and as more data is added to their longitudinal medical record.
This strategic partnership will lay the groundwork for systematic screening for common cancers in Chennai.
More than being mere passive subscribers of data that is already available in public domains and scientific literature, treating clinicians should actively use their position to participate in the building of knowledge of cancer.
As the new-age healthcare delivery shifts from a physician-centered care to a patient-centered care model, second opinion or expert opinion is currently viewed as a smart approach to taking control of one’s care pathway.
Colon cancer is commonly reported in an advanced stage because it is not usually detected until it has grown and spread to other parts of the body.
Karkinos Healthcare has an early mover advantage in self-sustainable cancer care and offers a unique value proposition backed by over three hundred years of combined clinical expertise.
Through its idealistic, yet perfectly achievable goal of distributed cancer care, using technology, Karkinos Healthcare is laying the foundations for a cancer groundshot and moonshot in the rural and urban landscapes across India.
The fact that 178,500 new breast cancer cases occur and 90,500 women die of it every year underscores the urgent need for reducing breast cancer burden in India.
Dr. Atamjot K Grewal shares with us her experience of being early diagnosed with breast cancer, overcoming it successfully, and being actively involved in setting-up facilities to aid in Early Cancer Detection.
The uniqueness of this program is that citizens were ensured of an end-to-end service by Karkinos Healthcare. At no point was the citizen made to drop out of the programme. The staff and volunteers of Karkinos and the Panchayat strived to ensure that high risk citizens, identified in the early detection camp, were guided appropriately to the next step towards cancer care.
Successful integration of approaches from mathematics, physics, and engineering with cancer biology may be our best hope to understand complex systems of cancer and to develop effective strategies for cancer treatment.
In Varanasi, as per PBCR’s data, oral cavity is the leading cancer site in males accounting for approximately 40% of all cancers while in females it accounts for 6%, with breast being the most common site (26%).
Molecular profiling has a strong influence on every aspect of cancer care including detection, diagnosis, staging and therapy response assessment. Recent advances in the understanding of cancer biology have prompted the introduction of new targeted therapy approaches.
Bioinformatics is a requisite in the molecular understanding of cancer causing genes and Karkinos Healthcare is keen on delivering personalized medicine and personal care in cancer treatment by leveraging bioinformatics.
The primary aim of this center is to work on research related to advanced and affordable diagnostics solutions for non-communicable diseases, primarily cancer for patients from across the nation.
Karkinos Healthcare was among the additional 12 health service applications that recently completed their integration in the ABDM Sandbox Environment. After a successful demonstration, Karkinos’ Application Suite was approved to be added to the ABDM Partners Ecosystem.
Karkinos Healthacre will strive to improve the cancer care access and delivery in the state and make a significant impact to the quality of lives of people of West Bengal.
On this World Lung Cancer Day, August 1st, 2022, it is important for the stakeholders of the Indian healthcare industry to revisit the interventions in screening for lung cancer to bring about early detection and screening to reduce the increasing mortality.
Karkinos Healthcare is setting up a Distributed Cancer Care Network (DCCN) of service providers across the country to build capacity at scale and take cancer care closer to the population.
This paper evaluates the challenges in the adoption of digital technologies to deliver cancer care services and provides recommendation for large-scale adoption in the Indian healthcare context.
Interoperability is core to the Karkinos’ cancer care network. Why and how is what I have discussed in detail in this blog and will be delving more on the advantages of interoperability in the forthcoming ones.
Worldwide, the entire month of June is dedicated to honoring cancer survivors. In most cancer survivors, the disease leaves a sense of responsibility, i.e., to raise awareness about cancer as a preventable disease.
The diagnostic centers will leverage capabilities and spearhead the cancer care delivery with robust, evidence-based and data-supported protocols bringing in a generational shift in the way cancer care is delivered in India.
C2i Genomics expands its global reach and brings the first whole-genome sequencing minimal residual disease test to India
India is the second largest consumer of tobacco globally, and accounts for approximately one-sixth of the world′s tobacco-related deaths. The only way to reduce mortality is to create an impregnating constant awareness among people to stop consumption of tobacco and save themselves from cancer.
From talking about the genesis of Karkinos Healthcare to raising awareness on the need for every common person to take up a general cancer screening test for prevention of the deadly disease…
Police women, participating in the screening program, had access to scientifically advanced cancer diagnostics including the Gold Standard HPV test.
Persistent pain in the lower abdomen, irregular periods? May be it is not gastritis. It could be more. Stay aware about ovarian cancer.
While participatory healthcare is very important and is gaining momentum, patients have to be active players in their own health journey and hence in this context PROs become absolutely important.
Early cancer detection saves lives. And to early detect cancer, these days digital technology has been extensively used. Right from Point of Care (PoC) devices to designing data-backed personalized treatment protocols to telemedicine, technology is helping bridge several gaps in delivering quality care.
As the World Health Day offers a global opportunity to capture attention to the critical public health issues, Karkinos Healthcare is creating awareness on lung cancer primarily caused by environmental factors and explain how nonsmokers develop lung cancer owing to air pollution.
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.
It is important to empower the woman with knowledge on the right approach to health and wellness. Educating women on preventing life-threatening diseases like cancer is critical to accomplish goals focused on women’s health and in breaking the biases.
It is the 4th of March –– the INTERNATIONAL HPV AWARENESS DAY. On this day organizations like Karkinos Healthcare create awareness on the dangers of the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer and the importance of vaccination.