Telemedicine and tele-health services for cancer-care delivery in India

  title={Telemedicine and tele-health services for cancer-care delivery in India},
  author={S. Sudhamony and K. Nandakumar and P. J. Binu and S. Issac Niwas},
  journal={IET Communications},
Non-communicable diseases including cancer are emerging as major public health problems in India. Awareness of cancer and its management are being taken as a high priority at the national level because of the increase in the incidence of the disease in the country. Telemedicine provides expert-based health care to understaffed remote sites and advanced emergency care through modern telecommunication and information technologies. The incidence of cancer can be reduced if the people are aware of… CONTINUE READING


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