This post is an artwork by my 10-year-old son Samir. It is his effort to promote a world with no tobacco. Having seen and heard about the ill effects of smoking on my patients, he has become passionate about this cause! 9 out of 10 smokers try their first cigarette by 18 years of age. … Read more
This is a guest post by Dr Sapna Mallikarjun. Dr Sapna recently completed her medical training and had a short posting of two weeks in our Department of Surgical Oncology. Apart from being an enthusiastic and committed doctor, Dr Sapna is also a budding author. In this post, she presents her experience of working in surgical oncology.
Diwali, the ‘Festival of Lights’ is here! It is symbolic of the victory of goodness over evil or light over darkness. A diagnosis of cancer can make it feel like darkness has descended on an individual’s world and that nothing can ever be the same again. While it is normal to feel this way, it … Read more