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AMRI-ASIAN Cancer Institute inaugurated at AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar

AMRI-ASIAN Cancer InstituteIn collaboration with Asian Cancer Institute (ACI) of Mumbai, AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar, today launched the AMRI-ASIAN Cancer Institute.

Under this collaborative initiative, AMRI Hospitals & Asian Cancer Institute (ACI) is all set to provide a holistic oncology care to the cancer patients getting treated at AMRI, Bhubaneswar by  conforming to the high standards of protocol and treatment  that is offered at ACI, Mumbai.

The announcement was done in the presence of Shri Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak, Minister, Health & Family Welfare, I&PR, Govt. Of Odisha, noted oncologist Dr Suresh H Advani, internationally known Medical Oncologist and Chairman of Asian Institute of Oncology Pvt. Ltd- promoter of Asian Cancer Institute, Medical Oncology, ACI, Mr. Rupak Barua, CEO, AMRI Hospitals Ltd, Smt. Arti Ahuja, IAS, Principal Secretary, Health & Family Welfare, Prof. P.C. Mohapatra, DMET, Dr. Ramakant Deshpande, Senior Onco-Surgeon and Vice Chairman at Asian Cancer Institute and Dr. Salil Kumar Mohanty, Unit Head, VP, AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar.

Shri Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak, Minister, Health & Family Welfare, I&PR, said, “The current Cancer Patient Population in India is around 45 lakhs, to which, around 11 lakhs of new cancer patients are added every year. While men in India get afflicted commonly with cancer of head and neck, lungs and prostate, women suffer from Breast, Cervix and Ovarian Cancers more frequently. From Odisha, many patients travel in search of better treatment to other states.  The AMRI-ASIAN Cancer Institute in Bhubaneswar is poised to fulfil the needs of the people to provide a Cancer free life.”

Dr Suresh H Advani, MD, Medical Oncology, ACI, said, “We are bringing home the top of the line treatment facility to the people of Odisha and Eastern Indian.”

Mr. Rupak Barua, Group CEO, AMRI Hospitals Ltd. said that “The collaboration between AMRI Bhubaneswar and ACI is going to open a new horizon of cancer treatment not only for the people of Odisha but will cater to the entire eastern part of the country. Patients from these regions would no more be required to travel as far as to Mumbai/Hyderabad/Nagp ur or Kolkata to avail cancer treatment of global standards from institutions like ACI. AMRI Hospitals has brought excellence in Cancer Care to the Odisha Homes.”.

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