JAMMU, May 10: The GMC Kathua has been registered with prestigious Hospital Based Cancer Registry Project of ICMR-NCDIR Bengaluru.
An MoU to this effect was signed between Dr Anjali Nadir Bhat Principal, GMC Kathua and Dr Prashant Mathur Principal Investigator and Director HBCR, ICMR-NCDIR Bengaluru.
Dr Deepak Abrol Assistant Professor Radiation Oncology has been nominated as Principal Investigator from the Institute while Dr Vidhu Mahajan, Assistant Professor Pathology will be Co-Investigator.
The broad and overall objective of this project is to sustain and develop a National Research Database on Cancer and its risk factors through recent advances in electronic information technology with a National Collaborative Network,so as to undertake etiological, epidemiological, clinical and Control research in these areas. The data collected enables to estimate Cancer incidence, mortality, trends burden, clinical management, outcome and survival.
Dr Surinder Atri, HoD Pathology, Dr Chitra Vashnavi, Medical Superintendent and Bikram Dutt, CAO provided all the logistics to kick start the Registry project in hospital.