Dipika Bumb

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BACKGROUND Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. A large proportion of cancer deaths are preventable through early detection but there are a range of social, emotional, cultural and financial dimensions that hinder the effectiveness of cancer prevention and treatment efforts. Cancer stigma is one such barrier and is increasingly recognized as an(More)
BACKGROUND In India, cancer accounts for 7.3% of DALY's, 14.3% of mortality with an age-standardized incident rate of 92.4/100,000 in men and 97.4/100,000 in women and yet there are no nationwide screening programs. MATERIALS AND METHODS We calculated age-standardized and age-truncated (30-69 years) detection rates for men and women who attended the(More)
AIM To evaluate the significance of pre-treatment dental care in oral cancer patients and to assess its impact on the quality of life of these patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS The sample size included 50 oral cancer patients who were visiting to a palliative care unit at Jaipur. Assessment was based on thorough case history, complete dental examination.(More)
INTRODUCTION Photographs are symbolic of memories and with the advent of digital photography it has become much easier to collect them in a second in a more comprehensive and qualitative manner. Technological advancements in the field of digital photography have revolutionized the concept of photography as a powerful medium of expression and communication.(More)
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