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  • Writer's pictureAnustup Kundu

A Major International Workshop Has Been Organised by the Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre and Research Institute in Thakurpukur in Honour of Their 50th Anniversary

Updated: Feb 1

News Desk, News Nation 360 : In honour of their 50th anniversary, the Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre and Research Institute in Thakurpukur, Kolkata, India, has organised a major international workshop that will take place in their auditorium from February 1-4, 2024. This demonstrates their dedication to providing the best cancer care and research possible.  This will be a joint project of the Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute and the Bangladeshi Alo Bhubon Trust's "SCMPCR" initiative. "Quality Assurance in Precision Radiotherapy" is a hands-on training programme that will further medical physics and cancer research. Many eminent academics and skilled instructors from across the globe have kindly agreed to serve as trainers for this event. These individuals include Prof. Dr Golam Abu Zakaria (Cologne, Germany), Dr Biplab Sarkar (Apollo Cancer, Kolkata), Dr Ganesh (India), Dr Raju Srivastava (Belgium), Carlos Bohorquez (USA), Dr Florian Kamp (Germany), Krakus Zelch, and K. Kanakavel. The institution's foundation was laid by generosity and voluntarism, and donors from all social classes backed Dr Saroj Gupta's steadfast dedication. Over the past fifty years, this institution has drawn notables and leaders from various fields, becoming a symbol of excellence in cancer care. Organisations like the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Union for International Cancer Control (U.I.C.C.) acknowledged their contribution to the global fight against cancer, extending the recognition globally. More than fifty delegates, all medical physicists from countries such as Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka, will be present at this workshop. As a result, they will be better able to collaborate, strengthen their capabilities, and help advance the field of precision radiotherapy's ongoing efforts to improve patient care. By working together, we can build on the excellent foundation that Dr Saroj Gupta laid and pursue ongoing advancements in cancer research and treatment.


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