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Cancer Fundamentals

Indian Cancer Society, Mumbai and AICTE via Swayam


e-Learning course on cancer fundamentals has been designed by Indian Cancer Society- Delhi who hasbeen working in cancer control through a multi-pronged approach of Cancer Awareness and Primarypreventive screening since 1983, to increase self-awareness on cancer and to understand that cancerlike other non-communicable diseases is life style related.This is a self-paced MOOC that has been specially designed in collaboration with Shri Guru Tegh BahadurKhalsa College, University of Delhi with the help of various experts.It will benefit students, awareness speakers, clinical psychologists, social workers and field healthfunctionaries in understanding cancer, its types, importance of awareness of risk factors and screening.Making individuals aware of commercial determinants of health, cancer treatments available, palliativecare and government policies and program on cancer so that the Conquest of Cancer is by Choice notChance.ई-चैतन्य ई-चैतन्य कोर्स में 9 मॉड्यूल शामिल हैं I इस कोर्स के अंतर्गत आप कैंसर, उसके प्रकार, जोखिम कारक, कैंसर के लक्षण, कैंसर की जाँच, उसका महत्व तथा कैंसर से जुड़े मिथकों के बारे में भी स्पष्ट रूप से सीख पाएंगे I हमारी इस यात्रा में कोशिका हमारा साथ देंगी और कोर्स को बहुत ही अद्भुत रूप से पेश करेंगी। कैंसर एक संक्रामक रोग नहीं बल्कि हमारी जीवन शैली से जुड़ा रोग है I 40 प्रतिशत कैंसर ऐसे है जिन्हे रोका जा सकता है I इसे कैसे रोकें, क्या क्या सावधानिया हमे बरतने की आवश्यकता है यह हम इस छोटे कोर्स के ज़रिये बेहद आसान हिंदी भाषा में सीख पाएंगे Iलक्षित दर्शक:आशा कार्यकर्ता, एएनएम, फील्ड स्वास्थ्य अधिकारी, छात्र, गृहणि तथा जो इस कोर्स से कैंसर के बारे में जानकारी लेना चाहें I


During the six-month program applicants will be able to cover 40 modules under 7 broadunits, with videos and an animated cell character called “Koshika”. At the end of eachmodule will be an interactive quiz.

UNIT 1- What is Cancer?

  1. Module 1- Understanding Cancer
  2. Module 2- Risk factors of Cancers?
  3. Module 3- Sign & Symptoms of common Cancers
  4. Module 4- Contributing Factors of Cancer
  5. Module 5- Myths & Misconceptions about Cancer
  6. Module 6- Interactive Quiz Module

UNIT 2- What are the types of Cancer?

  1. Module 7- Different Types of Cancer (Introduction)
  2. Module 8 PART I- Gender Based Cancers (Introduction- Male & Female)
  3. Module 8 PART II- Gender Based Cancers Breast Cancer + Case Study
  4. Module 8 PART III- Gender Based Cancers Cervical, Endometrial, Ovarian Cancers + Case
  5. Study
  6. Module 8 PART IV- Gender Based Cancers mShakti App working
  7. Module 9- Other Common Cancers
  8. Module 10- Childhood Cancers
  9. Module 10- Childhood Cancers
  10. Module 10- Childhood Cancers
  11. Module 11- Interactive Quiz Module

UNIT 3- What is the importance of Cancer awareness & screening?

  1. Module 12- Principles of Cancer Screening & Awareness
  2. Module 13- Government Cancer Screening Guidelines in India
  3. Module 14- Screening Process in Community Setting
  4. Module 15- Interactive Quiz Module

UNIT 4- What are the different Commercial Determinants of Cancer?

  1. Module 16- Concept of Optimum Nutrition & Balanced Diet
  2. Module 17- Diet- Commercial Determinants of Cancer
  3. Module 18 Part I - Tobacco-Commercial Determinants of Cancer
  4. Module 18 Part II- Indian Tobacco Control Law
  5. Module 19- Environmental Determinants of Cancer
  6. Module 20- Interactive Quiz Module

UNIT 5- What are the common types of Cancer Treatment?

  1. Module 21- Cancer Treatment & its Types
  2. Module 22- Chemotherapy
  3. Module 23- Radiation
  4. Module 24- Surgery
  5. Module 25- Hormonal Therapy
  6. Module 26- Targeted Therapy & Immunotherapy
  7. Module 27- Part I Clinical Trials
  8. Module 27- Part II Clinical Trials
  9. Module 28- Interactive Quiz Module

UNIT 6- What is the importance of Palliative Care and shared decision making?

  1. Module 29- Emotional Support
  2. Module 30-Psychological Support
  3. Module 31- Part I Palliative Care & Care of Terminally ill
  4. Module 31- Part II Palliative Care & Care of Terminally ill
  5. Module 32 - Doctor Patient Communication & informed decision making
  6. Module 33- Care of the Caregiver + Case Study
  7. Module 34 PART I- Common tools for Rehabilitation (Introduction)
  8. Module 34 PART II- Common tools for Rehabilitation in Cancer
  9. Module 35- Interactive Quiz Module

UNIT 7- What are the Government Policies & Programmes on Cancer?

  1. Module 36 PART I- Government Policy and Program on Cancer
  2. Module 36 PART II- National Cancer Institute- AIIMS Jhajjar
  3. Module 36 PART III - Universal Health Coverage
  4. Module 37- Importance of Cancer Insurance
  5. Module 38-Days to Remember
  6. Module 39- Resource Directory for Cancer Services
  7. Module 40- Interactive Quiz Module
ई-चैतन्यमॉड्यूल 1 - कैंसर क्या है ?
मॉड्यूल 2 - कैंसर के जोखिम करक कौन से है ?
मॉड्यूल 3 - कैंसर के मुख्य लक्षण क्या क्या है ?
मॉड्यूल 4 - कैंसर के मुख्य मिथक
मॉड्यूल 5 - कुछ सामान्य प्रकार के कैंसर
मॉड्यूल 6 - कैंसर को कैसे रोका जा सकता है?
मॉड्यूल 7 - कैंसर के लिए स्क्रीनिंग टेस्ट
मॉड्यूल 8 - कैंसर के उपचार के विकल्प
मॉड्यूल 9 - कैंसर पर भारत सरकार की नीतिया

Taught by

Mrs Jyotsna Govil

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