• Dr. Nushadi Dewmini Fernando Charisma University, Kursk State Medical University
  • Dr.Ghassan Salibi Charisma University
  • Professor Nikolaos Tzenios Charisma University



cancer, Sri Lanka


Cancer, a complex and devastating disease, poses a major global health challenge, affecting millions of lives each year.

Sri Lanka, a vibrant island nation in South Asia, is no exception to this widespread cancer rate.

Cancer management in Sri Lanka requires a comprehensive understanding of the burden, prevalence, and efforts to combat the disease.

This article delves into the current state of cancer in Sri Lanka, looking at prevalence and incidence, availability of screening and early detection programs, different treatment modalities, challenges knowledge faced in cancer management, government initiatives, and policies, the importance of supportive care and rehabilitation, as well as future directions and advances in cancer management.

By exploring these aspects, we can better understand the efforts and strategies used to manage cancer in Sri Lanka and lay the foundation for improved cancer care and control in this country.

Here, research will be carried out primarily in collaboration with the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health, the Sri Lankan oncological Department, the Sri Lankan National Hospital for Cancers, and the Office of the Ministry of Health. As Sri Lanka is a third-world developing country, treatment options for cancer patients are very limited. I intend to expand medical services in Sri Lanka's cancer hospitals. Therefore, we can educate society about preventive medicine as a preventive measure. Frequent screening tests should be performed, especially for people in risk categories. This research work focused on preventive health measures and improvements in breast cancer medical unit facilities and treatment units.


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How to Cite

Fernando, N. D., Salibi, G., & Tzenios, N. (2024). MANAGEMENT OF BREAST CANCER IN SRI LANKA. Special Journal of the Medical Academy and Other Life Sciences., 2(1).




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