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Dept of Preventive Oncology

Being convinced that the most effective method for cancer control is its prevention and early detection, the institute has been directing its activities, since its inceptions 32 year ago, towards generating public awareness at various levels regarding cancer, its probable causes and detection of disease in its early stage to ensure success in treatment.
In the light of available facilities and services being rendered, Govt. of India has recognized this institute in 1980, as one of the Regional Cancer center and has also nominated this as a nodal agency for five projects sanctioned under District Cancer Control.
Program for the following districts :
  • 1. Bhind, Morena.
  • 2. Datia, Chattarpur and Tikamgarh
  • 3. Shivpuri, Guna and Ashoknagar.
  • 4. Bhopal, Raisen
  • 5. Seoni and Balaghat

Besides covering other districts of M.P, this centre with its own resources, has been serving many neighboring districts of U.P. and Rajasthan as well, by organizing Awareness Program and early detection camps.
Cancer Control consists of prevention early detection treatment and palliative care. Control tobacco, alcohol, sexual behavior, pollution geophysical factories and infection can help to reduce new cases.
The main aim of the Department is in prevention and early detection of cancer. For the purpose department is performing following activities:
  • Prevention: Organizing exhibitions and Lectures in schools & colleges targeting the most vulnerable group i.e. adolescents regarding harmful effects of Tobacco and early detection of the disease.
  • Awareness: Distribution of Literature, holding Exhibitions, Competitions, Rallies, and Film shows etc.
  • Knowledge enhancement: Organizing training programmes for Doctors and paramedical staff.
  • Early Detection: Organizing free Cancer detection camps.
  • Supportive services for prompt treatment: To make free railway pass, estimate certificate to seek financial assistance, free facilities for Pap smear, biopsy& FNAC at The camp venue.

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Dr. B. R. Shrivastav



Mrs. Madhu Verma

Project Coordinator


Mr. Manish Saxena

Project Coordinator


Mr. N. B. Bhargav


Mr. Abhishek Singh


Mr. Balveer Singh