Islamabad - The Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) on Wednesday arranged a function here at Nuclear Medicine Oncology and Radiotherapy Institute (NORI) to mark World Cancer Day and create awareness among the people.
Addressing the participants of the event, Secretary Foreign Affairs Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry stressed to adopt active and healthy lifestyle, regular checking for cancer signs and living a simple life to avoid the deadly disease. He said cancer hospitals of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission gives high priority to the application of nuclear technology in health sector.
Through its 18 medical centres spread all over the country, patients receive state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment facilities. He appreciated the dedication and commitment of NORI staff and expressed the hope that they will continue their work to give relief to the cancer patients. He added NORI is one of the best world cancer treatment hospitals.
Head of Department, NORI Cancer Hospital, Dr Muhammad Faheem said that it is a high time to raise awareness and education about cancer with the aim of saving millions of preventable deaths each Other years.