Cancer, a disease dreaded by most is the second largest killer disease. Cancer will be the major health problem in the next two decades and will pose a challenge in providing healthcare to the Indian population. Annually, 10 lakh new cancer patients are detected in India. While head and neck cancers are more frequently seen in men, breast and cervical cancers are most common among women. In urban population, breast cancer incidence is higher than that of cervix. Cancer of the cervix affects approximately 28% of the population and is a disease related to personal hygiene, water consumption, number of children born and sexual habits. It is caused by human papilloma virus. Incidence of breast cancer is increasing in India every year. It is more common among urban women and in those who either do not have children or those who avoid feeding the child with breast milk. In fact, only 7% of breast cancer cases are hereditary. Nearly 50% of cancers in men are related to tobacco consumption. 50% of human Cancer are either totally preventable or can be detected at a very early stage when cure can be assured. Unfortunately, treatment of cancer today involves very expensive equipment and the medicines required are exorbitantly expensive limiting the scope of treatment to those who can afford. Large segments of the society, including the middle class, get excluded from effective treatment options. The institutions which are accessible to the common man are overcrowded leaving to deficient care and long waiting periods.
Spreading Awareness about Cancer, Initiating steps for early detection & helping people who are already suffering from this disease.
Providing patients treatments with medical & counseling assistance
Creating awareness about the types of cancer, their treatment & prevention with focus on diet & lifestyle
Psychological assistance in dealing with cancer during treatment & post treatment
Giving presentations about cancer in school, colleges, residence complexes, corporate, industries, slums, shopping malls, gardens, grounds, etc.
Conducting detection camps where in complete medical body checkup to detect cancer is done free of cost people who are diagnosed with cancer are giving financial & medical assistance.
Sterling Multi Speciality Hospital stands to be a monumental step in the direction of offering top notch medical services at affordable cost. The team of doctors at Sterling believes that getting access to the best healthcare services is nothing...