College Of Radiology Value Added Mammogram 2015

28 November 2015


Dr Sumithra Ranganathan

The COR value added mammogram program aims to provide a full work up for under privileged ladies, in both breast screening and diagnostic work up if necessary.

 

Roll Out Subsidized MMG in Miri


Participants are identified by the breast cancer support group and  are advised to go the hospitals providing such services. These hospitals have an understanding with the COR and have agreed to provide such services as part of their community service programme. 
  

Roll Out Subsidized MMG in Miri 


The College of Radiology (COR) has been one of the beneficiaries of the Estee Lauder Companies with regards to the breast cancer awareness drive since 2008 to date.

As of 2014, Johor and Sabah were the beneficiaries of the subsidized mammography programme. 
  

Roll Out Subsidized MMG in Sibu


This year 2015, The College  of Radiology, rolled out this subsidized programme to Sarawak ie at Miri and Sibu. Radiologists from the Breast group of the COR, Dr. Shantini Arasaratnam and Dr Sumithra Ranganathan went to Miri and Sibu in Sarawak to roll out the programme in conjunction with Pink October. 
 

Roll Out Subsidized MMG in Sibu 


Meetings were arranged between the breast cancer support groups and the local indigenous organizations to help identify the patients who would benefit from the programme.

A CME session - “Quality standards in Mammography” in mammography was held with the radiographers at both places. 

Dr Sumithra Ranganathan