Sunday, January 10, 2016

AN INNOVATION THAT GIVES THROAT CANCER PATIENTS
Dr.Vishal Rao addressing media.
GET THEIR VOICE BACK.

Throat Cancer patients who have lost their voice has hope to get 
their voice back. Thanks to Dr.Vishal Rao-Head and Neck surgeon at
HCG ,based in Bangalore and is Asia's largest Cancer Care Network.
It is an artificial device made of silicone,that can help laryngectomised
patients to speak again.This device weighs about 25 gms and is 2.5cms 
long and is called 'AUM" as that is the sound which first resonated
across the universe.The imported prosthesis currently available in the
market costs about $500.The new device costs less than a dollar and
is affordable.

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