Punjab signs MOU with Tata Memorial Centre to get new cancer hospital - RNews1 Network

Punjab signs MOU with Tata Memorial Centre to get new cancer hospital

Tata Memorial Centre, Punjab, India, Punjab Government, Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital
Chandigarh : The Punjab Government has signed a MOU with Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai for setting up Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital (HBCH) at Sangrur district in the state to impart the quality diagnostic and treatment facilities to the people in the cancer affected Malwa region of the state.

As per the pact, which seeks to work in the direction of both preventing and curing cancer, HBCH would be set up at Civil Hospital, Sangrur and would act as an outreach facility to the upcoming Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital Research Centre at Mohali.

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the chief minister's office said that HBCH would be set up at Civil Hospital, Sangrur and would act as an Outreach facility to the upcoming Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital Research Centre at Mullanpur, Mohali (SAS Nagar) district.

The HBCH would have 10 day care beds, three intensive care unit beds, three recovery beds and eight inpatient beds. This centre would also be equipped with high end cancer diagnostic and treatment facilities and RT treatment requirements like 3D-CRT, SRS, IMRT, IGRT, etc.

besides having chemotherapy and surgical facility. This centre was a part of the state government commitment to eradicate the menace of cancer from Punjab by setting up state-of-the art cancer diagnostic and treatment centers across the state. It is estimated that the HBCH would cater to about 2500 to 3000 cancer patients in the coming four to five years.

It may be recalled that the state-of-the-art equipment and latest machines have been installed at HBCH, Sangrur and the cancer patients were being diagnosed and treated in the OPD besides few critical patients have been operated upon even before the formal launch of this cancer hospital, which was likely to be inaugurated shortly.





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