NGO gets mobile cancer screening unit

Rotary Club of Madras East (RCME) on Monday donated Aarogyam Bus, a mobile cancer screening unit costing Rs. 46 lakh to Penn Nalam, an NGO.

A press release said the unit will reach out to women to sensitise them about the early symptoms of cancers.

Club President VGP Ravidas said that women between the ages of 25 and 80 will be screened.

The bus contains an examination couch, medical instruments, a portable ultrasound machine, and a biochemistry analyser. The mobile unit would also be used for collecting epidemiological data on cancer, he added................Read more


Source web page: The Hindu

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