Provide cancer treatment in govt hospitals, demands MP Shrikant Shinde

It will be beneficial for the patients, if the treatment is made available in the government hospital at a lower cost. For this, central government should consider introducing 'radiotherapy' treatment at government hospital, in the city

Provide cancer treatment in govt hospitals, demands MP Shrikant ShindeLakhs of Patients in the government hospital suffer due to the shortage of ‘radiotherapy’ machines for treating cancer. Shivsena MP Shrikant Shinde raised a question in the Lok Sabha by asking about government’s plans to provide ‘radiotherapy’ in the government hospitals? Because, if the ‘radiotherapy’ treatment is not provided at the right time, then there […]

Govt medical colleges in Maharashtra soon to offer cancer treatment 

This step has been taken to make cancer treatment available in the public healthcare sector at the root level. Due to the unavailability of the cancer treatment in the public sector patients have to either rely on the private sector or travel to Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai for the treatment. This initiative will help cancer patients to get treatment in their vicinity

Govt medical colleges in Maharashtra soon to offer cancer treatment Maharashtra will be the first state in the country to provide cancer treatment in all government medical colleges in Maharashtra. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the government of Maharashtra, Tata Memorial Center (TMC) and Tata Trust to bring all the government medical colleges in Maharashtra under the National Cancer Grid (NCG). This […]

Tata Hospital battles for ‘Ruby’ cancer-stricken police dog

Mumbai police gather around the seven-year-eight-month-old canine, who has been diagnosed with vulvar carcinoma

Tata Hospital battles for ‘Ruby’ cancer-stricken police dogRuby has been a gem for Mumbai police. A police sniffer dog, Ruby has been instrumental in solving many criminal cases. As the seven-year-eight-month-old canine battles vulvar carcinoma, a form of cancer, the entire force has rallied behind her. Ruby is undergoing treatment under the directions of experts from Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and […]

Tata Memorial Hospital hosts oncology workshop to train students in the basics of cancer

The workshop begins on May 08 and will end on May 19. During the workshop, topics such as the basics about cancer, how to solve a case, how to diagnose them, and what is the best evidence based line of management of cancer will be taught to students to help them deal with cancer cases with a better understanding

Tata Memorial Hospital hosts oncology workshop to train students in the basics of cancerTata Memorial Hospital has organised its 3rd Summer School in Oncology 2017 in collaboration with King’s college, London. At least 120 medical students from Maharashtra and other states of India are participating in the workshop. Dr Kailash Sharma, Director of Academic, TMC, said, “The aim of this camp is to motivate medical students who are […]

Indian researcher develops world’s first 5D ultrasound system to assist cancer detection, treatment

Nishikant Deshmukh’s breakthrough technology, which gives “eyes to surgeons to find a cancerous tumor,” will be especially useful in the developing world

Indian researcher develops world’s first 5D ultrasound system to assist cancer detection, treatmentAn Indian researcher at the Johns Hopkins University has developed the world’s first five-dimensional ultrasound system that will help surgeons detect and treat cancerous tumors. The ultrasound technology currently used by most surgeons is predominantly two-dimensional. Some hospitals also use a more advanced 3D computer graphics. However, the 3D model is not real-time, and it […]

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 165 dormitory blocks for cancer afflicted children

A project undertaken by Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) in July 2015, the new dormitory blocks will provide shelter to outstation cancer kids and their attendant relatives who come to Mumbai for treatment. Under its Corporate Social Responsibility, MbPT decided to provide the facility through Tata Memorial Hospital

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 165 dormitory blocks for cancer afflicted childrenOn Thursday Union Minister of Shipping, Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated 165 dormitory blocks, which has been allotted by Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) to Tata Memorial Hospital. “Cancer is the biggest health issue, which is increasing day by day. Among this child cancer is a big worry for us. People come from different parts […]

What is non-small cell lung cancer and how to treat it?

The main risk factor is smoking. Around 80 percent of lung cancer deaths occur as a result of smoking. This includes cigarette smoke, pipe smoking, and cigar smoking

What is non-small cell lung cancer and how to treat it?According to the American Cancer Society, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) makes up 80 to 85 percent of lung cancers in the United States. Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) makes up between 10 and 15 percent of lung cancers in the U.S. NSCLC usually grows and spreads more slowly than SCLC. Types There are several […]
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