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Free screening camp of cervical cancer held in Tamenglong

Four doctors from JNIMS Imphal led by associate professor Dr Hellen Kamei screened as many as 292 patients out of 309 patients registered.

ByTamenglong Correspondent

Updated 8 Jun 2022, 5:37 am

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)


A two-day free screening camp of cervical cancer and awareness programme on Non Communicable Diseases under Chief Minister’s Health for All concluded at district hospital Duigailong Tamenglong on Tuesday.

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The screening programme was organised by district health society Tamenglong in collaboration with Gynaecology Unit JNIMS Imphal.

Four doctors from JNIMS Imphal led by associate professor Dr Hellen Kamei screened as many as 292 patients out of 309 patients registered. In all 292 patients, two persons suspected of suffering from cancer were detected. Two cases of polypectomy were also detected and surgeries were carried out.

After carrying out the mega screening of cervical cancer and awareness programme, a humble valedictory programme was held at the district hospital Duigailong Tamenglong.

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Chief medical officer Tamenglong Dr G Majachunglu expressed her sincere thanks to all the doctors from JNIMS, ASHAs, nurses, and persons who are involved to make the awareness programme successful.
She said that the two suspected cancer cases, with their early detection, have saved from facing a complicated stage of cancer and also saved money.

Meanwhile, staff of district health society Tamenglong and members of Rainforest Club Tamenglong planted tree saplings in and around district hospital Duigailong Tamenglong as part of world environment day.
The tree plantation drive was led by chief medical officer Tamenglong Dr G Majachunglu.

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First published:8 Jun 2022, 5:37 am

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Tamenglong Correspondent

Tamenglong Correspondent

TAMENGLONG district, Manipur

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