Govt launches online course for cancer detection

The Union Health Ministry has launched a 7-month course to help non-specialists to observe early signs of the disease, particularly cancer in small cities and villages. The course has been designed by Tata Memorial.

This course plays a crucial role in early diagnosis of cancer. It is meant for general physicians, gynecologists, dentists and other health professionals.

This course will be having videos of lectures designed to guide and update oncologists on skills for cancer management and evidence-based guidelines for the same. It will have different modules on many sites and sub-sites of cancer and comprises of a 14 hour comprehensive e-learning process with 40 video lectures, assessment questionnaires, case studies, and regular interactive webinar sessions with the Tata Memorial consultants.

After completion, doctors will be assessed. This is a part of the Digital Indian program by the government for informing various doctors in the remote areas. It is a part of the national programme which will be rolled out all over the country by the Tata Memorial Centre in collaboration with state governments


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