Aster MIMS Kannur inaugurated the preventive oncology with North Kerala’s first Comprehensive Cancer Prevention Clinic also termed as “Pink Clinic” started at our center since October 2019.
This clinic is led by a medical oncologist, gynecologist and head and neck cancer surgeon and the protocol adopted is initial clinical risk assessment and screening followed by investigations as per international cancer screening guidelines.
The onus is on the early detection of most common cancers seen in our population like breast, cervical cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer, oral cancer etc.
Education regarding cancer prevention measures is given to each individual who come for screening. Tobacco cessation is offered for eligible persons.