Mumbai: JJ Hospital launches head and neck cancer OPD

A Head and Neck cancer Out Patient Department (OPD) has been inaugurated at Mumbai's State-run Sir Group JJ Hospital. The OPD is the joint venture between the state government and Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel

Mumbai: JJ Hospital launches head and neck cancer OPDOn the very first day of its inspection, on Tuesday, April 9, 12 patients have been screened for the head and neck cancer-related symptoms. Maharashtra has been witnessed a rise in head and neck cancer cases. A large number of people from rural areas are also suffering from this disease. But, due to the lack […]

Blood donation: It’s not just Blood, It’s Liquid Life

We all know that there is no substitute for human blood but how many of us donate blood regularly? As per the last study, India fell short of 1.9 million units of blood which is equivalent to 60 tankers or 66,000 litres of blood

Blood donation: It’s not just Blood, It’s Liquid LifeWe all know that there is no substitute for human blood but how many of us donate blood regularly? As per the last study, India fell short of 1.9 million units of blood which is equivalent to 60 tankers or 66,000 litres of blood. What makes the situation furthermore critical is the growing demand for […]

Haffkine and IITB BETiC come together to promote medical device innovation among docs

The Haffkine Institute of Training, Research & Testing with 120 years of biomedical expertise is partnering with IIT Bombay with 60 years of engineering excellence to establish a Biomedical Engineering & Technology incubation Centre (BETiC) at Haffkine campus in Parel, Mumbai

Haffkine and IITB BETiC come together to promote medical device innovation among docsThe MoU was signed on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Sahyadri Guest House, Mumbai in the presence of Hon’able CM of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis and Minister of Medical Education, Girish Mahajan; facilitated by Dr Anand Bang, Honorary Advisor-Health, to the Chief Minister. The Haffkine Institute was represented by its Director Dr. Nishigandha Naik and IIT […]

Soon, doctors from Tata Memorial Hospital to treat head and neck cancer patients at JJ Hospital

The state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tata Memorial Hospital. Through this MoU, doctors from Tata Memorial will provide first-hand training to doctors at JJ Hospital to help them detect, diagnose and treat head and neck cancers

Soon, doctors from Tata Memorial Hospital to treat head and neck cancer patients at JJ HospitalAs the incidence of cancer and its cases, are rising in both the rural and urban areas of the state, the government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital in order to address the situation. Tata Memorial Hospital will soon start an oncology service in Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group […]

Salman Khan meets cancer-affected kids, fulfils their dream

Bollywood actor Salman Khan paid a visit to Mumbai's TATA Memorial Hospital, On Monday, November 5. Salman had come to meet the cancer patients who are currently undergoing treatment at the hospital. The children who are admitted in the hospital had wished to meet Salman Khan and the Bollywood star honoured the request made by the little ones

Salman Khan meets cancer-affected kids, fulfils their dreamHave you ever dreamt meeting Bollywood’s Dabangg and superstar Salman Khan? Yes, of course, we all dream this on the daily basis. And, must have dreamt meeting him in the dreams as well. But, just imagine, if you wish to meet him, and you actually get a chance then? What would be your reaction? You […]

‘Serving my patients is akin to serving God’

Continuing on with our series on strong independent women, we bring to you the story of Swapna Joshi who has been treating cancer patients since the last 40 years at Tata Memorial Hospital. Treating cancer affected patients is a challenging task. And she has wholeheartedly accepted this challenge. Swapna Joshi’s dedication and selfless service to patients affected with cancer is worth saluting

‘Serving my patients is akin to serving God’“A nurse plays a vital role in treating a patient, from the moment that they have been diagnosed, till the time they have been treated.  A nurse has to be emotional and mentally strong while treating patients who are suffering from cancer,” says Swapna Joshi. Swapna has been working as a nurse since the last […]

Mumbai: Deceased 66-year-old woman donates skin tissue and bones

The woman and her family have set an exemplary example by donating her tissue and bones. For Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH), which houses the India’s oldest and Mumbai’s lone tissue bank, it was only the third such donation since 2016

Mumbai: Deceased 66-year-old woman donates skin tissue and bonesIn a reassuring example of organ donation, the kin of a 66-year-old woman have donated her skin and bones. They have also donated her corneas. Kalaichelvi Jawahar passed away at Apollo Hospital in Navi Mumbai on Thursday, September 20. Her husband told the doctors about her desire to donate her eyes. Soon after the family’s […]

Palliative care: Tata Memorial Hospital starts ‘New Homecare’ for last stage cancer patients

Every year, almost ten thousand patients enrol themselves for the palliative care treatment in Mumbai's Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH). Of which, around 30% are senior citizens. TMH has started an initiative called -- Homecare, to provide medical facilities to those cancer patients, who are suffering from cancer and are in the last stage 

Palliative care: Tata Memorial Hospital starts ‘New Homecare’ for last stage cancer patientsThe concept of palliative care is still unknown to many. Owing to which, patients who are suffering from chronic illness, and are in the last stage of the disease do not visit the hospital. To spread awareness about the palliative care treatment, Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) has started an initiative called – New Homecare. […]

Maharashtra: Two doctors commit suicide in four days

On June 02, Dr Rupali, an anaesthetist from Mumbai's leading Tata Memorial Hospital committed suicide due to depression. And barely four days later, another doctor, Dr Mahesh Raut, too, committed suicide in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra

Maharashtra: Two doctors commit suicide in four daysDr Mahesh Raut, an anaesthesia specialist from Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, committed suicide on Monday night. According to Ahmednagar police, Dr Raut administered two injections on himself on Monday. His body was found on Tuesday morning by the hospital staff. The police have found a note near his body. The police have started an investigation into this […]

Cancer patients residing on footpath to get a temporary shelter

Good news for the patients who come from across the country and the world to take treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital. The state government is taking efforts to provide shelter. The government has proposed to construct 2 buildings of 300 flats in Govandi, Mumbai. The health department has sent this proposal to the urban development department

Cancer patients residing on footpath to get a temporary shelterThe patients seeking treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital and their relatives sometimes have to spend nights on the roads. Owing to which, the patients can suffer from infections. So, to help the cancer patients and their families, the government has come forward. Dr Deepak Sawant, the state help minister has informed about it in […]
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