Rotary Club of Tezpur – in association with Assam Cancer Care Foundation (ACCF) launches SMART - A Free Mammography Programme
21 December 2022
Rotary Club of Tezpur – in association with Assam Cancer Care Foundation (ACCF), launched SMART Pink project (Sahasra Mahila Mammography Screening by ACCF and Rotary club of Tezpur) on December 21, 2022.
Breast cancer is on the rise, especially amongst younger women. With the aim to fight against breast cancer and reduce the rate of occurrence, early detection is important. SMART Pink project will provide free mammography screening to women above forty years.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Sajal Sen – COO, ACCF said that - Government of Assam has brought cancer care to district levels and, also bringing international level cancer centre in Guwahati. Dr Sen emphasised that ACCF is working on various areas along with clinical care to tackle the epidemic of cancer. Patients will be simultaneously screened by Thermalytix device.
Amongst the dignitaries Ms Karabi Das - CEO ZP Sonitpur; Dr Sajal Sen – COO, ACCF; Dr Subrata Chanda – Head, Cancer Care Programme and Research, ACCF; Dr Sanjib Hazarika – Medical Superintendent, Tezpur Cancer Centre; Dr Venkata Pradeep Babu Koyyala – Medical Oncologist, Tezpur Cancer Centre and Project Chair; Dr Sanjeev Gupta – Radiation Oncologist, Tezpur Cancer Centre; Devajeet Kalita – HR, Tezpur Cancer Centre and members of Rotary Club – Tezpur attended the programme.