AOI organizes cancer screening cum awareness camp

Doctors from AOI posing with Director ACB J&K Anand Jain and members of Rotary Clubs.
Doctors from AOI posing with Director ACB J&K Anand Jain and members of Rotary Clubs.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Dec 13: A team of cancer super-specialist doctors from Jammu city’s first and only Exclusive Cancer Hospital, American Oncology Institute (AOI) organized a cancer screening and awareness camp at Rotary Bhawan, here today.
The event was organized by AOI team in association with Rotary Club Jammu Tawi, Rotary Club Rajouri and Rotary Club Trikuta. In cancer screening camp, almost 50 patients were screened and examined by the cancer specialists.
A cancer awareness health talk was also held for the Rotary Club members and for the general public which was attended by almost 100 people. The event was held under strict COVID-19 protocols.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Nadeem Shoket from AOI Jammu apprised the people present at the event about advantages of early detection of cancer and also recent advancements in cancer treatment and care which are all present under one roof at American Oncology Institute at ASCOMS Hospital, Jammu.
Dr Mayank Puri, Unit Head of AOI Jammu said, “American Oncology Institute is the first and only exclusive Cancer Hospital of Jammu and all types of Cancer treatment and care ranging from Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Cancer Surgery, PET-CT Scan, post surgery ICU care are available under one roof and it is our endeavour to bring the state of the art, international standard cancer care to all the residents of the J&K region.”
The team of doctors from American Oncology Institute constituted of Dr Vikas Roshan and Dr Jagmohan Singh from Department of Radiation Oncology, Dr Satyanker Gupta and Dr Nadeem Shoket from Department of Medical Oncology and Dr Paras Khanna from Department of Surgical Oncology.
The event was attended by Anand Jain, Director of Anti-Corruption Bureau, J&K as the chief guest. Rotarians from Rotary Club (RC) Jammu Tawi, Rajouri, Jammu Trikuta also attended the event.
V K Mehra, president of Rotary Club, Jammu Tawi, presented welcome address. Other dignitaries present at the event were Rotarians Dr Dushyant Choudhary, Ashish Langer from RC Rajouri, Dr Ram Kumar Gupta, president RC Jammu Trikuta, Sushma Gupta and Anamika, Deepak Gupta, Raman Wazir, Rajinder Kapoor, Pradeep Jain, Anil Gupta, Jaswant Rai Gupta and Rajesh Gupta.