Training Programmes

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One of the major roles of the centre is training in academic and research activities. Students are trained in different medical and paramedical disciplines. The centre encourages short term projects by medical and nursing students. The following are the teaching and training programmes:

Accredited institute for Dip NB in Radiotherapy, Medical Oncology, Surgical    Oncology, Radio-Diagnosis,Anaesthesiology and Pathology.

Ph.D in Immuology, Biochemistry and other Biological sciences and Radiation     Physics.

Course for Cytotechnologists (1 Year)

Course for Cytotechnicians ( 6 months)

There are other Short Term Training Programmes which include

Community Oriented Training Programme

Key Trainers for district Level Cancer Control     Programme
Training members of Voluntary Organisations     and     grassroot level workers in health department for anti-     tobacco health education in  the community

Training Programme on pain relief and palliative care

Tumor registrar's training programme

Training programme on Cytology

Diploma in Palliative care nursing

In addition to regular teaching, routine clinics and noon clinics with the active participation of faculty members of other departments are conducted regularly. They include:

Paediatric Oncology

Head and neck Clinic

Trophoblastic clinic

Clinico pathological conference

Pain clinic

Early cancer detection clinics






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