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Nita Radhakrishnan: The widest gap in childhood illnesses globally is in cancers
Feb 5, 2024, 00:13

Nita Radhakrishnan: The widest gap in childhood illnesses globally is in cancers

Nita Radhakrishnan posted the following on X:

“15 Feb is International Childhood Cancer Day. The widest gap in childhood illnesses globally is in cancers. Recognizing the warning signs of cancer can help in early diagnosis and treatment. Childhood Cancer is curable. Video credits to Aleenah Shahid, CanKids KidsCan, Post Graduate Institute of Child Health, Noida (PGI-CH) Child-PGI, and SIOP Global Health.”

Source: Nita Radhakrishnan/X

Nita Radhakrishnan is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the Post-Graduate Institute of Child Health, Noida, India. She serves as the honorary secretary of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Chapter of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics, the largest body of medical care providers for children with blood diseases and cancers in India. She is the Co-Chair of the Partnerships Working Group of SIOP Global Health and Chair of the International Pediatric Association Program Area Working Group on Childhood Cancer. Dr. Radhakrishnan is on the Editorial Board of OncoDaily.