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AIMS Holds Essay Competition on Cancer

As part of the World Cancer Day, which falls on February 4, the Department of Oncology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS), is conducting an essay competition to spread cancer awareness among school and college students.

Published: 28th January 2014 07:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th January 2014 07:54 AM   |  A+A-

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As part of the World Cancer Day, which falls on February 4, the Department of Oncology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and  Research Centre (AIMS), is conducting an essay competition to spread cancer awareness among school and college students.

The competition will be held at three levels.

For level-I, meant for school students, the topic will be ‘Can a healthy lifestyle reduce the risk of cancer’.

For level-II, meant for college students, it will be ‘The myths about cancer and how society is affected by it’.

For level-III, intended for medical students, it will be ‘Why do you think patients present at advanced stages with cancer’.

The essay can be in English or Malayalam and should not exceed 1,500 words.

It could be sent to email id surgicaloncology@aims.amrita.edu or by post to Department of Surgical Oncology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Ponekara P.O, Kochi, Kerala, 682041.

It should reach the abovementioned address latest by 4 pm on January 31.

The winners will be announced on February 4 during the World Cancer Day programme to be held at AIMS. 

The winner in each category will be given a tablet PC and the subsequent five winners will be awarded consolation prizes. More details could be had from phone number 0484-2853040 (1).



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