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Piramal Foundation launches cancer screening programme

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

A community-based screening programme was launched in today by Piramal Swasthya, a Piramal Foundation initiative, to detect early and thereby reduce late-stage diagnosis and mortality.

Inaugurating the programme, Piramal Group Vice Chairperson Swati Piramal said, "We are looking to screen 1.5 million people for oral, breast and cervical and take them to hospital for treatment."

Speaking about her Foundation, Swati said, "Piramal Swasthya aims to transform Indias health ecosystem through high impact solutions, partnerships and thought leadership.

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First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 22:22 IST