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Ritesh Verma
Sep 22, 2022
In NGO
*The World Rose Day,* which is celebrated on September 22 every year, is dedicated to cancer patients all across the globe. The day aims to bring happiness and hope into the lives of such patients and reminds them that they can emerge victorious in their battle against cancer through determination and positivity.
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Ritesh Verma
Sep 07, 2022
In MEDICINE
India's homegrown cervical cancer shot, announced on Thursday, will be made available first to the country's poorest before being exported to other countries in need.
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Ritesh Verma
Jul 06, 2022
In NGO
Kids or their family members (parents) suffering from cancer treatment may have time , focus or finance constraint which may lead to situation where education of child is prioritized low. To address this gap, "Each One Teach One" initiative is launched where we intend to have list of people who volunteer to teach these children at mutually available time or provide career counseling. Please DM me if you are interested . I shall publish list on LinkedIn and once we have substantial number will reach out to cancer hospitals like Tata Memorial Hospital and others to offer our voluntary services. I plan to keep interaction online as of now. I am not narrowing down to board , class , subject as I believe we can if not teach certain subject can guide them. I totally understand of you busy schedule. In case you want to volunteer , please DM me. Please send few liner on you credentials if interested . I can be reached out on WhatsApp at +91 9820606413 or on LinkedIn chat. Regards , Ritesh Verma
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Ritesh Verma
Jul 05, 2022
In MEDICINE
An Indian-origin woman who was given just months to live a few years ago is celebrating on Monday after doctors say she is showing no evidence of breast cancer following a clinical trial at a UK hospital. Two-year trial at the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Manchester Clinical Research Facility (CRF) at Christie NHS Foundation Trust involved an experimental medicine combined with Atezolizumab, an immunotherapy drug administered intravenously which she continues to have every three weeks. Read More at : Indian-origin woman given two months to live, beats cancer after UK drug trial (msn.com)
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Ritesh Verma
Jun 28, 2022
In RADIATION
Varian, a Siemens Healthineers company, envisions a world without the fear of cancer. Thanks to radiotherapy, radiosurgery and other vital cancer-fighting tools, cancer is beatable today, and every new development only proves this further. Excerpts from an interview with Ashok Kakkar, senior managing director India, Varian, on how the path from diagnosis to therapy to survivorship is accelerating. Read more at: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com//magazines/panache/varian-makes-cancer-care-affordable-to-all-indians-with-ai-machine-learning/articleshow/92506956.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
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Ritesh Verma
Jan 05, 2022
In DOCTOR
Respected Surgeon Commodore (Dr) Subhash Ranjan helping cancer patients especially children and economically needy people. ​ ​- Free ongoing consultation for children below 10 years of age. - Free ongoing consultation for economically needy people (BPL / AAY ration card holder). - Free initial consultancy and guidance to cancer patients.
Respected Surgeon Commodore (Dr) Subhash Ranjan helping cancer patients. content media
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Ritesh Verma
Dec 13, 2021
In CHEMOTHERAPY
New cancer treatment may reawaken the immune system by combining chemotherapy, tumor injury, and immunotherapy, researchers show that the immune system can be re-engaged to destroy tumors in mice. New cancer treatment may reawaken the immune system | MIT News | Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Ritesh Verma
Nov 29, 2021
In NGO
Health Minister’s Cancer Patient Fund (HMCPF) has been set up for providing financial assistance to the poor patients suffering from cancer. A Corpus Fund of Rs. 100 crore has been set up, which has been placed in fixed deposit. Interest accrued thereon is utilized to provide the financial assistance. Beneficiaries & eligibility criteria - Patients suffering from cancer and living below poverty line, prescribed from time to time. To know more on how to avail benefits visit following link of MINISTRY OF HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE RAN (Health Ministers Cancer Patient Fund) | Ministry of Health and Family Welfare | GOI (mohfw.gov.in)
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Ritesh Verma
Nov 18, 2021
In MEDICAL TESTS
SRL Diagnostics collaborates with Pratima.net to offer the below discounts to individuals or group for Oncology related tests . Government governed Tests: 5% discount All other Non-Governed Tests:-15% discount In addition to the above they shall provide below "Special Offer" for the family members of patients for Future Blood Tests.. FREE home collection FREE delivery of reports to senior citizens Special Discounts offer on packages
SRL Diagnostics collaborates with Pratima.net to offer  discounts to individuals or group for Oncology related tests content media
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Ritesh Verma
Nov 18, 2021
In MEDICAL TESTS
Dr. Mehra's Imaging & Diagnostic Centre collaborates with Pratima.net to offer 10% Discount for cancer patients at their Imaging and Diagnostic Centre. This will certainly help people Hajipur, Vaishali district and nearby places to get tests done economically.
Dr.Mehra's Imaging & Diagnostic Centre collaborates with Pratima.net to offer 10% discount for cancer patients. content media
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Ritesh Verma
Nov 13, 2021
In HOSPITAL
Candrol Centre of Oncology Sharing interesting / useful read on efficient cancer treatment I came across. This may provide help to cancer warriors. Please do due diligence at your end as each case and treatment is different. - The Candrol Centre of oncology is India’s no.1 center for all metastatic cancer management and most efficient clinic for preventive oncology without chemotherapy. - Prevents cancer recurrences. - Safeguard yourself from repeated Onco - Surgeries. - Controls Metastasis. - Highly Effective for destroying cancer cells. - Painless treatment without side effects
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Ritesh Verma
Nov 08, 2021
In RADIATION
Proton Therapy ( https://www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/how-cancer-treated/radiation-therapy/proton-therapy) Approved by the Cancer.Net Editorial Board, 08/2018. ( Article is picked up from this site) Proton therapy, also called proton beam therapy, is a type of radiation therapy. It uses protons rather than x-rays to treat cancer. A proton is a positively charged particle. At high energy, protons can destroy cancer cells. Doctors may use proton therapy alone. They may also combine it with x-ray radiation therapy, surgery, chemotherapy, and/or immunotherapy. Like x-ray radiation, proton therapy is a type of external-beam radiation therapy. It painlessly delivers radiation through the skin from a machine outside the body. How proton therapy works : A machine called a synchrotron or cyclotron speeds up protons. The high speed of the protons creates high energy. This energy makes the protons travel to the desired depth in the body. The protons then give the targeted radiation dose in the tumor. With proton therapy, there is less radiation dose outside of the tumor. In regular radiation therapy, x-rays continue to give radiation doses as they leave the person's body. This means that radiation damages nearby healthy tissues, possibly causing side effects. What to expect People usually receive proton therapy in an outpatient setting. This means they do not need to have treatment in the hospital. The number of treatment sessions depends on the type and stage of the cancer. Sometimes, doctors deliver proton therapy in 1 to 5 proton beam treatments. They generally use larger daily radiation doses for a fewer number of treatments. This is typically called stereotactic body radiotherapy. If a person receives a single, large dose of radiation, it is often called radiosurgery. Proton therapy also may be used to treat these cancers: Central nervous system cancers, including chordoma, chondrosarcoma, and malignant meningioma Eye cancer, including uveal melanoma or choroidal melanoma Head and neck cancers, including nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer and some nasopharyngeal cancers Lung cancer Liver cancer Prostate cancer Spinal and pelvic sarcomas, which are cancers that occur in the soft-tissue and bone Noncancerous brain tumors Risks and benefits : Compared with x-ray radiation therapy, proton therapy has several benefits: Usually, up to 60% less radiation can be delivered to the healthy tissues around the tumor. This lowers the risk of radiation damage to these tissues. It may allow for a higher radiation dose to the tumor. This increases the chances that all of the tumor cells targeted by the proton therapy will be destroyed. It may cause fewer and less severe side effects such as low blood counts, fatigue, and nausea during and after treatment. But there are also some drawbacks to proton therapy: Because proton therapy requires highly specialized and costly equipment, it is available at just a few medical centers in the United States. It may cost more than x-ray radiation therapy. Insurance provider rules differ about which cancers are covered and how much a person needs to pay. Talk with your insurance provider to learn more. Not all cancers can be treated with proton therapy. Ongoing research Several ongoing clinical trials are comparing x-ray treatments to proton treatments. A clinical trial is a research study that involves people. These 2 treatments are being studied for several reasons: There may be a higher risk of not giving a large enough dose when compared with x-rays in moving organs, such as the lung. Proton therapy has been useful in treating certain cancers. But advanced x-ray treatments for other cancers have seen excellent results with a low risk of major side effects. For these tumors, clinical trials are needed to find out whether proton therapy is better than x-rays. This is important because of the higher cost of proton therapy.
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Ritesh Verma
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