VENUE: Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute (SGCC&RI)
ASCO will hold an International Palliative Care Course in collaboration with Eastern India Palliative Care in Kolkata on December 7 - 10.  There will be two workshops offered- one workshop is an introduction to Palliative Care for nurses, social workers, and general physicians, and the second workshop is for physicians and leaders in Palliative Care.

December 7 - 8:
Practical Palliative Care Course
Registration Fee:
Rs. 500/-
  • Total Pain and Pain Assessment
  • Approaches to Pain Management
  • Effective Communication
  • Nursing Issues: Turning, Skin Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Compassion Fatigue, Self Care Facilitated Discussion
December 9 - 10: Physicians and Palliative Care Leaders' Course
Registration Fee: Rs. 2000/-
  • Choosing Analgesics, Dosing Principles
  • Communicating Effectively 
  • Communicating Prognosis, Negotiating Goals of Care
  • Adjuvant Analgesics
  • Challenges in End-of-life Care Facilitated Discussion
Please contact Rakesh Roy (In-Charge, Palliative Care, SGCC&RI) over Phone: (+91 98311 61172) or
Email: ( to register.

We hope that you and your colleagues can join us at these special events.