Free check-up organised for prostate cancer underway till July 12

ST Correspondent
Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Pune: To address the rising number of prostate cancer cases in the country, a free medical check-up to screen prostate cancer has been organised by the Institute for Prostate Cancer aiming to create awareness.

As per the Indian National Cancer Registry, in India, there is lack of awareness about prostate cancer leading to almost 60 per cent of patients presenting at an advanced stage to the doctor.

Pune: To address the rising number of prostate cancer cases in the country, a free medical check-up to screen prostate cancer has been organised by the Institute for Prostate Cancer aiming to create awareness.

As per the Indian National Cancer Registry, in India, there is lack of awareness about prostate cancer leading to almost 60 per cent of patients presenting at an advanced stage to the doctor.

According to doctors, an MRI scan is used for accurate localization of suspicious areas for biopsy which increases the sensitivity for the correct diagnosis. If diagnosed at early stage prostate cancer can be completely cured. Screening should be done after 50 years of age.

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Prostate Camp
 Date: Till July 12.
 Venue: Institute For Prostate Cancer, Ground Floor, Kumar the Orion, Opp Don Bosco Youth Centre, Koregaon Park Road, Pune 411001
 Contact Number: 020-6603777/ 78
 Mobile no: 77985 77563
 Time: By appointment

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