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Indian American doctor receives cancer conquer award

Patel will conduct a survey among the Hindu American patients and caregivers across US to further understand palliative care preferences in Hindu communities throughout the States.

Rushil Patel. Credits - Helsinn Group/LinkedIn

Global biopharma group, Helsinn Group in association with Conquer Cancer and the ASCO Foundation announced Indian American doctor, Rushil V Patel as the 2022 recipient of the Conquer Cancer Anna Braglia Endowed Young Investigator Award (YIA) in Cancer Supportive Care.

The award’s US$50,000 grant will fund Patel’s study that aims to find the preferences of the Hindu community in the Charlotte, North Carolina in palliative care, a specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness.

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