Sunday, October 20, 2019

Department of Cancer Prevention, Control and Research

Department of Cancer Prevention, Control and Research

The Department of Cancer Prevention, Control and Research is an integral part of BPKMCH. As cancer incidence is increasing in Nepal, the focus should be on its prevention and control. The department is responsible to conduct preventive and control activities at the national level along with the research activities. The key activities of this department are as follows:

Cancer Education/ Awareness program

Cancer Screening and Early Detection Program

Cervical cancer screening

Breast cancer screening

Oral cancer screening

  1. School Cancer Awareness Program
  2. Training to primary health care workers on screening and early detection of cancer: Cervical, Breast and Oral Cancer
  3. Cancer Registry

Hospital Based Cancer Registry: includes 12 hospitals

Population Based Cancer Registry: includes 15 districts

  1. Research Activities
  2. Academic Activities

 

We are also extending our services by setting up well Person Clinic which will include comprehensive cancer screening services and tobacco cessation counseling.