CANCER SCREENING CAMP
AND CME PROGRAMME
SRI JANAKY MATHA ASHRAM CHARITABLE TRUST, THANJAVUR
CONDUCTED ON 23rd
Cancer Screening Camp & Continued Medical Education
Programme (CME) was organized at the Ashram on
February 23rd, 2008 at Thanjavur. The doctors of
Madras Cancer Care Foundation along with 10 members
of Medical and Para medical staff conducted the
The team of volunteers was lead by Dr.Ganapathy
Ramanan MD, DM (Oncology). The other doctors in
Dr. S. Vijaya, D.M.RT, M.D. Staff Sister Ms. Sarala
Dr. S. Ayyappan, M.S, MCh. Staff Sister Ms. Saritha
Dr. Mani Chandrasekar, M.S, FRCS, MCh Staff Sister
Dr Rajapriya D.G.O,M.D,MRCP.
Dr Anitha M.B.B.S
We would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation
to all the doctors, nurses and medical staff for
volunteering their time, sharing their knowledge and
making the camp a successful event at the Ashram.
The Programme started at 8:30 AM with a welcome
address by Ashram President Dr.G.Swaminathan and was
inaugurated by Dr.V.Srinivasan, MD, a Medical
Oncologist. Camp continued till 5:00 PM. 51 people
turned up to take advantage of the free Screening
and examination. Papís smear was taken for all women
and the slides sent for pathological examination.
Five final year Nursing students were deputed by
Mannai Narayanaswami School of Nursing to assist in
the screening. We thank the Principle of the School
for this gesture and are grateful to the students
for their support.
The second part of the event was the Continued
Medical Education (CME) Programme that started at
6:00 PM. All the doctors made audio-visual
presentation with the help of slide projectors
highlighting various aspects of cancer awareness,
care and treatment. It was well attended and
appreciated by large number of invitees and the
public. The presentations came to a close at 8:30 PM
followed by a buffet dinner.