Health Desk-2 Dec’18: Community Oncology Foundation of Bangladesh (COFB) arranged community based cancer conference for the first time at Bishwo Shahitto Kendro in the capital on Saturday.
The conference pledged to create public opinion to enact a policy and national programme aiming at launching community based cancer treatment.
Under the initiatives, the cancer patients can receive facilities for treatment, diagnose and protection.
Prof Sabera Khatun, chairman of Gynae Oncology Department at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, presided over the meeting.
Among others, chief of Cancer Epidemiology at National Cancer Institute Dr Habibullah Talukder Raskin and Dr Aurun Shahi spoke at the function.