ITANAGAR, 11 DEC
Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh recorded the highest incidence of thyroid cancer in the country among females, according to data released by the National Cancer Registry Programme, Indian Council of Medical Research (NCRP-ICMR).
A midterm Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme on thyroid cancer under the banner of the Association of Oncologists of North East India (AONEI) was organised at Naharlagun on Saturday.
The event was organised by the Association of Oncologists of North East India (AONEI) in collaboration with the State Cancer Society of Arunachal Pradesh and Tertiary Cancer Centre, Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (TRIHMS).
Experts in oncology from various regions of northeast India participated in the event.
Dr S Tsering, state nodal officer for cancer control programme and organising chairman Dr S Tsering, president AONEI, Dr C Bhuyan, a senior medical oncologist from Guwahati and secretary AONEI Dr Vikas Jagtap, associate professor cum head, radiation oncology from NEIGHRIMS, Shillong spoke on the occasion.
The renowned head and neck oncologist professor, Dr Ashok K Das of Dr B Baruah Cancer Institute Guwahati, consultant nuclear medicine Dr Sandeep Taparia from Health City Hospital, Dr Jego Ori, assistant professor, department of ENT and Dr HageNobin, assistant professor, department of pathology from TRIHMS, talked on various aspects of thyroid cancer management.
The panel discussion by experts of various disciplines of cancer management on thyroid cancer was moderated by Dr Mahamaya Singh, consultant head and neck oncology and reconstructive surgery, North East Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Guwahati.