BSMMU to introduce world class cancer treatment services: Vice-Chancellor
Dhaka, September 4, 2022 (BSS): Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) will introduce world-class treatment services for all cancers, including leukemia.
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. in a scientific seminar organized on the occasion of World Leukemia Day in Martyr Dr. Milton Hall of the University today. Md. Sharfuddin Ahmed informed this information.
The Vice-Chancellor emphasized on creating awareness among patients, relatives and healthcare providers about the diagnosis and treatment of leukemia patients.
He said, treatment varies according to the type of leukemia. Everyone should come forward to diagnose all types of cancer including blood cancer and create public awareness.
Chairman of Hematology Department Professor Dr. presented the main article in the seminar. Md. Salahuddin Shah. Dr. resident of the hematology department in the seminar. Sharmin Yasmin and Dr. Meem Zarin Tasnim presented the essay.
It was informed in the seminar that, like the rest of the world, September 4 has been celebrated as World Leukemia Day in Bangladesh. This day is observed every year to create global awareness about Leukemia. In 2020, around 500,000 people were newly diagnosed with leukemia and more than 300,000 people died of leukemia. According to the same statistics, about 3,000 new people are diagnosed with leukemia in a year in Bangladesh and more than 2,000 people die of leukemia. Leukemia patients mainly approach the doctor with the symptoms of anemia, weakness, bleeding, fever.
According to statistics, about 3,000 new people are diagnosed with leukemia in a year in Bangladesh and more than 2,000 people die of leukemia. Leukemia patients mainly approach the doctor with the symptoms of anemia, weakness, bleeding, fever.
Meanwhile, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) to ensure that patients suffering from leukemia can easily access emergency medical care, essential medicines and other medical supplies at affordable prices and have access to the latest and necessary facilities for diagnosis and risk assessment and to expand hematopoietic cell transplantation services in the country. It was mentioned in the seminar that necessary initiatives should be taken at all levels of the private sector.
The Vice-Chancellor (Research and Development) of the University was present as a special guest in the seminar. Dr. Zahid Hossain, Dean of Surgery Faculty. Mohammad Hossain, Proctor Professor Dr. Md. Habibur Rahman. In the seminar, the expert panel was the dean of the faculty of medicine and the former chairman of the hematology department. Dr. Masuda Begum, Professor of Hematology Department. ABM Yunus and Professor Dr. Md. Rafikuzzaman Khan.