Cancer research institute to be inaugurated

February 3, 2017, 10:47 AM

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) An institute dedicated to building collaboration in the areas of cancer prevention, research and care called the Centre of Integrative Oncology will be inaugurated here tomorrow.

The unveiling will be carried out by Dr Saumya Swaminathan, Secretary, Director General, Indian Council for Medical Research and Ajit M Sharan, Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH.
“The Centre would pave the way to carry forward the ongoing bilateral dialogue and facilitate collaboration with stakeholders, both national and international. The Centre will also be the clearing house for information for AYUSH projects on cancer research and management,” according to an official press statement.

A fellowship programme will also be launched at the ceremony tomorrow as part of which 5 post-doctoral and 5 senior research fellowships will be given out each year to facilitate quality research on cancer. – PTI

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