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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month Each year, there are an estimated 657,000 new cases of cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx, and more than 330,000 deaths. Oral cancers include the main subsites of the oral cavity, lip, pharynx, and nasopharynx. The month of April is dedicated to raising awareness about oral cancer, and at IndiCure, we are dedicated to preventing, diagnosing, and treating periodontal disease, which can help mitigate the risk of oral cancer.  In this blog, we share some important insights into oral cancer. All about Oral Cancer Oral cancer can appear on the inside of the cheeks and the gums, but anywhere in the mouth. It is a type of head and neck cancer. The common symptom of oral cancer is sores in the mouth, which often occur on the cheeks, lips, gums. If you notice any lumps, swollen places, thickenings, eroded areas, rough spots, or crusted places, then it is a cause for concern.   The symptoms are as follows: ●        Red and white patches along the

IndiCure Fosters the World Health Day 2021

World Health Day 2021 World Health Day is celebrated every year on the 7th of April. Global health is a very significant issue that many governments and private organizations have directed their interests and activities towards that area.   According to WHO, the theme of 2017 is building a fairer, healthier world. In this blog, we will discuss the aim of this campaign by WHO and how does IndiCure contribute to the same.   World is Unequal   We all know, COVID-19 has hit all the countries hard. But the communities which are already vulnerable have been impacted hardest. They lack access to quality health care services and are more exposed to the disease. Besides, with an effort to implement measures to contain the pandemic, these communities experience adverse consequences. Eventually, it harms our societies and economies.   All over the globe, such communities struggle to make ends meet with little daily income. They experience greater gender inequality, fewer employment oppo