To mark the World Cancer Day, Beacon, the first anticancer drugs manufacturing and exporting pharmaceutical company, organized a round table discussion on “Cancer Treatment in Bangladesh : Capability and Possibility”at the Daily Prothom Alo head office conference room on 3rd February, 2016.
Some renowned Cancer specialists such as Prof Dr. Moarrof Hossain, Prof Dr. Md. Mofazzel Hossain, Prof Dr.Qamruzzaman Chowdhury,Prof Dr.S K Golam Mostafa , Prof Dr.Hafizur Rahman Ansary, Prof Dr. Sarwar Alam, Prof Dr. Azizul Islam, Prof DR.G M Faruk, Prof. Dr. Mokhles Uddin, Prof.Dr. Parvin Shahida Akhter, Prof. Dr.AMM Shariful Alam, Prof. Dr. Ehtashamul Huq, Dr. Ferdous Shahriar Sayed, Dr. Parvin Akhter Banu delivered their valuable opinion about cancer treatment in our country. Among others, a cancer survivor patient with his family, Mr. Md Ebadul Karim-Managing Director, Beacon Pharmaceuticals Ltd and its officials and media personals, also take part in round table discussion. A full page press release was published on the daily Prothom Alo.
The speakers discussed on the importance on prevention of Cancer and to improve facility of cancer treatment .Good news is all types of treatment facilities of cancer is now available in Bangladesh. The disease diagnosis and treatment is too important to save a life in early stage of cancer. Machines and tools for diagnosing is not available in our country.It should be solved as much as possible. Doctors give their opinion in lowering diagnostic cost. Some personalities asked to establish a specialized cancer hospital. Social workers and institutions / NGO’s should come forward in saving poor patient who can’t afford the treatment expenses.