SOA to launch project against oral cancer

Bhubaneswar, July 17: The SOA University here on Sunday
announced the launching of an ambitious pan-Odisha project involving experts
and healthcare workers to comprehensively address the scourge of oral cancer in
the State.
“The project would focus on implementation early diagnostic
techniques and comprehensive treatment plan for the cancer-affected,”
Vice-Chancellor Prof Amit Banerjee said while addressing the university’s
Foundation Day celebrations.
“Special thrust would be directed towards development of
molecular bio-markers in this fight against oral cancer,” he said, adding that
oro-dental specialists, community medicine experts, nursing personnel, social
workers, NGOs, scores of volunteers and a group of hardcore researchers would
be involved in the project.
The function was addressed, among others, by university
Deputy Chairman Prof BK Sarap, Registrar Prof BB Pradhan and the Deans.

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