Ratan Tata unveils revamped cancer treatment centre

  • | Wednesday | 13th March, 2019

She added that the renovated hospital has a separate daycare facility wherein the cancer patients can leave the hospital on the same day after receiving the cancer therapy. Close to 4,000 new cancer patients arrive at the hospital every year. “In about a month we will get the formal approval.” he said, adding that MTMH is now a level one centre in cancer treatment.Notably, 30,000 cancer patients arrive at MTMH and 9,000 are admitted annually. Jamshedpur: Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata said the Meherbai Tata Memorial Hospital MTMH ) will continue to serve mankind on Wednesday.After inaugurating the newly upgraded and expanded hospital, Tata said since its inception in 1975, the MTMH has been serving the society and it will continue to contribute to the society.Built on a 70,000 sq ft area, the 72-bed hospital has been expanded to a 128-bed hospital at a cost of Rs 65 crore. High-end cancer treatment machines, such as positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET CT) scan machine, linear accelerator and an upgraded edition of other radiology diagnostic machines have been added to the hospital.“The PET CT scan machine is a first in the state,” Sujata Mitra, director of MTMH, said.

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