Episode 103 – Always remember Movember

The views expressed on this episode are of an expert, it is not a substitute for medical advice. Listeners are encouraged to seek medical advice before taking up any new treatment. Please seek professional medical advice.

This month is observed as Movember around the world. Men grow moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide. This movement started in 2003.

On this episode, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by Dr. Vashistha Maniar to discuss one of the aspects of Movember, cancer among men.

Dr. Vashishth Maniar is a Medical Oncologist, Hematologist and Hematologic Oncologist in Mumbai, India and has a total experience of 10 years, with 6 years as a specialist. He is a member of European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology (ISMPO)

Highlights from the chat are :-

  • The social taboo around cancer among family
  • The early symptoms of cancer to look out for
  • Myths about the disease
  • Creating awareness around cancer

The episode is also available on Youtube

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Pops in a Pod is parenting podcast produced by first time dads Nadir Kanthawala (content and digital marketing professional) and Peter Kotikalapudi (marketing professional). Nadir has a daughter and Peter has a son. They currently reside in Mumbai, India

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