Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Center (NCHRC) conducted a cancer screening and awareness program on March 23 and March 24. On the first day, there was an awareness program where Dr. Sudip Shrestha, Executive Chairman & Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist, Dr. Prabhat Chandra Thakur, Consultant, Head and Neck Surgeon, Dr. Anu Bajracharya, Consultant Gyaneoncologist, and Dr. Prafulla Shakya, Breast Onco-Plastic Surgeon highlighted about the symptoms and screening of different kinds of cancer.
On the second day, there was a screening program for over 1000 people and over 645 women had a Pap Smear test.
The program was jointly organised with support of Nepal Cancer Support Group (NCSG), SRI-6, Arghakhachi Cement and Brahmakumaris Bhairahawa. The awareness program and technical support was provided by NCHRC.
Mr. Dilip Bhattarai, who is Vice President of NCSG coordinated all efforts in Bhairawa.