As doctors continue to fight against the pandemic as frontline warriors. The Daily Guardian talks to some of them to know how they are maintaining a healthy work-life balance
Dr. Manish Pruthi, Consultant Musculoskeletal Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Institute & Research Centre, told IANSlife : "A sarcoma is a rare kind of cancer. Sarcomas are different from the much more common carcinoma because they happen in a different kind of tissue. Sarcoma grow in connective tissue - cells that connect or support other kinds of tissue in your body. These tumors are most common in the bones, muscles tendons, cartilage, nerve and blood vessels of your arms and legs, but they can also happen in other areas of your body.
Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre (RGCIRC) has deployed a patient app ‘RGCI Care,’ a telemedicine application to reduce visits by patients, a Virtual Tumor Board and e-meetings through videoconferencing. JP Dwivedi, Chief Information Officer, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, speaks about the various digital health initiatives introduced in the times of the pandemic.
New therapies are not only making cancer cure easier and faster but improving the quality of life while leaving least detrimental effect on the body. Excerpts from an interview with DR SUDHIR KUMAR RAWAL, Medical Director and Chief of Genito-Uro Surgical Oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre (RGCIRC) in which he also answered queries pertaining to Covid and special precautions to be taken by cancer patients.
On International Yoga day , Dr. Harsha Agarwal, Head Psycho Oncology, RGCIRC, spoke about the benefits of yoga. She said -Yoga deals with the physical, mental, moral, and spiritual well-being of an individual. Though it is not scientifically proven but I have observed that, when practiced daily, Yoga and meditation significantly helps in reducing stress, anxiety, depression, sleep disturbances, loss of appetite and fatigue in some cancer patients and in addition yoga also enhances quality of life, immune status and will to fight among...
Environment degradation and faulty lifestyles are leading to an increase in the cancer incidence in the country. Protecting the environment and adopting a healthy lifestyle can help prevent cancer. This was stated by Dr Vineet Talwar, Director – Medical Oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre (RGCIRC) New Delhi, India’s premier cancer care centre.
Smokers more vulnerable to severe Covid-19 infection. Covid-19 is a disease of the respiratory system in human beings. Since lungs and respiratory tract in tobacco smokers are already compromised, the severity of Covid-19 infection in smokers, such as difficulty in breathing, is far higher than the non-smokers. On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day Dr A K Dewan & Dr Darlong discussed the harmful effects of Tobacco Consumption
Contribution of Nurses is unparalleled: Madhumita Dhall RGCIRC celebrates International Nurses Week To celebrate the contribution of Nursing community, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre (RGCIRC) conducted 'International Nurses Week'. The week-long program celebrated the work and contribution of nurses through various activities including webinars, discussions, talks, presentations, quiz etc which witnessed overwhelming participation from the entire nursing team.
This is a time like no other in our lives. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to produce uncertainty, stress and trauma in our communities. By now, we have all been impacted by this virus, which has been devastating for so many. Despite the challenges we are all facing every day, this is also a time that is bringing out the best in many people—from the healthcare staff and first responders fighting on the front-lines, to the essential workers providing food, Housekeeping and other services . On behalf of RGCIRC we will like to ...
Cancer patients need extra precaution during Covid-19 outbreak- Cancer patients are generally immune-compromised (have low immunity) and are at higher risk of contracting an infection like Covid-19. Accordingly cancer patients should strictly observe social distancing, avoid outings as far as possible, take balanced diet and remain positive, said Dr Sudhir Rawal, Medical Director, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre.
Lockdown को 3 मई तक बढाते हुए देश के प्रधानमंत्री श्री नरेन्द्र मोदी जी ने जिस *मोबाइल app आरोग्य सेतु को देश के हर मोबाइल में होने पर जोर दिया है,* ये एक ट्रैकिंग app है जो कोरोना को फैलने से रोकने के लिए काम करती है ! इस app क...
Degradation of environment and changing lifestyle is leading to an increase in cancer incidence in the country. Protecting the environment and adopting a healthy lifestyle can help prevent cancer. Cancer is a largely curable disease in both adults and children if it is diagnosed early and proper treatment is taken. More than half of the cancers can be prevented in the early stages through screening.
CME with Faridabad Menopause Society, Faridabad Obstetrics and Gynecology Society The cancers which affect women more often are breast, cervix and ovarian cancers. These cancers can be cured if detected early. This was stated by Dr Manish Sharma, and Dr Leena Dadhwal, the two cancer experts from Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre (RGCIRC) NitiBagh, South Delhi in an interaction with large number of gynecologists from Faridabad. The event was jointly organized by Faridabad Menopause Society, Faridabad Obstetrics and...
The Operation theaters at RGCIRC have been successfully certified by Bureau Veritas for Green OT measures. Certificate Attachment
The Volume II, Second issue of Journal of Current Oncology has been released online. The journal issue is live now and can be accessed.