On the occasion of International Women's Day (IWD) this year, RGCB will host a series of invited talks and campaigns in the next to months. This year's theme is "Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress". In recognition of the fact that breast cancer is the leading cancer among women in our country today and the changing lifestyle remains an important risk factor, RGCB conducted the first of this series on 12th March 2024. Dr. Abhishek Shankar, Department of Radiation Oncology, AIIMS, New Delhi, and Dr. Regi Jose, Professor of Community Medicine at Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation and Director of Snehita Women’s Health Foundation, gave talks focusing on aspects of awareness and early detection of cancers among women. Professor Chandrabhas Narayana, Director gave his welcome remarks. The program was co-ordinated by Dr Priya Srinivas, Dean (Academics) and Dr Devasena Anantharaman, Scientist F, RGCB


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