Jammu: J & K Innovative Foundation for Transforming Society(JKIFTS) on Tuesday awards Certificate of Appreciation to Dr. Vikas Roshan, an oncologist based in Jammu for his outstanding initiative on launching “ONCO-ILLUMINATI” India’s first magazine for cancer patients.
“The two of its editions have already been released so far and the main purpose of the magazine is to create mass awareness about cancer among people in general and to address the queries from cancer patients in particular, besides the Magazine shall serve as a source of communication between doctors, cancer patients and cancer survivors”, said Dr Vikas Roshan in an interview.
Director JKIFTS Dr Tasaduk Hussain Itoo, who is the Executive Editor and reviewer of the magazine said that the magazine could provide as a good source of communication to create mass awareness about cancer among people in the society.
“The Magazine contains a quality content of health articles in its subsequent volumes about different cancer topics written by various healthcare professionals of multiple fields and specialities, he said.
“One of the important aspects about the magazine is that it acknowledges the role of everyone in the society in cancer awareness — like the people can share motivational stories, quotes, photographs, poems and other stuff related to cancer awareness and consolation of cancer patients with the Magazine”, Dr Itoo added.