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.
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.
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.
While the Covid-19 pandemic continues to stress hospital systems, Karkinos Healthcare’s proprietary distributed cancer care network envisages the use of digital technology and resource distribution to provide highest quality care closest to the patient’s home.
In this exclusively compiled article for ETHealthWorld, Dr. Moni Abraham K., Co-Founder, Medical Director, Karkinos Kerala, and R Venkataramanan, Founder and CEO, Karkinos Healthcare, elaborate on how technology offers several advantages to address disparities in cancer care.
The joint initiative will provide access to potentially life-saving Cancer Screening facilities to those belonging to economically backward categories, as they are the ones who need such facilities the most, due to a lack of awareness and funds for such tests.
A war room like Command Center is set up by Karkinos Healthcare as a central disseminator of information and guidance to help every patient navigate across the care pathway seamlessly.