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ICMR-aided project for prevention, early detection of oral cancer in trucker community launched

SCOPE – Self Screening and Care for Oral Cancer Prevention and Eradication -A Model for Long Distance Heavy Vehicle Drivers’, under lead investigator Sivaramakrishnan Muthanandam, Professor of Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology and Oral Microbiology, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences (IGIDS), a constituent unit of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), aims at designing and implementing a cost-effective model to prevent oral cancer among long-distance heavy vehicle drivers through self-examination (of the mouth), tele-reporting and tele-consultation.

Hon’ble Chief Minister Thiru N. Rangasamy formally launched this ICMR aided project at the Legislative Assembly complex on Sunday.

This has been highlighted in THE HINDU under the title “ICMR-aided project for prevention, early detection of oral cancer in trucker community launched”

Congratulations to the IGIDS team !!!

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https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/puducherry/icmr-aided-project-for-prevention-early-detection-of-oral-cancers-in-trucker-community/article65879426.ece

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