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.
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.
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.
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.
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.