News Topic:Cancer

In six years, SKIMS registers 27,727 cancer patients

In six years, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura has registered over 27,000 patients ailing from cancer disease.

SKIMS performs its first Sentinal Lymphnode Scintigraphy

The Department of Nuclear Medicine in SKIMS conducted the first case of Sentinal Lymphnode Scintigraphy in breast cancer patients on Saturday.

Waqf to introduce online system for donations

Chairperson Waqf Board, Dr Darakhshah Andrabi on Saturday said that Board has decided to introduce an online system for donations.

Cancer cases show alarming rise in Kashmir

Kashmir’s leading tertiary care hospital SKIMS Soura has recorded over 1100 cases of cancer in the first quarter of ensuing year.

Man allegedly commits suicide at SKIMS after diagnosed with cancer

A patient who was diagnosed with cancer and was undergoing treatment at SKIMS Soura allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself.

SKIMS offers 24×7 consultation for cancer patients

SRINAGAR — In view of the current situation amid Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura here on Tuesday said that...

Cancer Treatment in J&K: Health institutions to disburse financial assistance to poor patients

SRINAGAR — The Lieutenant Governor’s secretariat has ordered that health institutions shall disburse the financial assistance among the patients under the Cancer Treatment and...

Department of Radiation Oncology SKIMS granted PBCR

SRINAGAR — Department of Radiation Oncology SKIMS has been granted Project of Population Based Cancer Registry (PBCR) funded by ICMR which will help at large...

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Night bus service in offing in Srinagar

In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the Valley, night bus services will start in Srinagar on different routes to facilitate the general public.

Court rejects bail plea by Gujarat conman

A court here on Thursday dismissed the bail plea of a man from Gujarat, Kiran Patel, who conned the security establishment in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Gujarat conman posing as ‘Additional Director PMO’ arrested in Srinagar

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Dr. Abdul Gani Ahanger: Renowned Medical Professional and former Director of SKIMS Soura

Dr. Abdul Gani Ahanger, better known as Dr. A G Ahanger, is a highly respected medical professional and former Director of SKIMS Soura.