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CCA launches cancer hospital in Amritsar

Cancer Centers of America (CCA) inaugurated its cancer hospital here on Sunday with Kultar Singh Sandhwan, Speaker of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha, attending the function. On the occasion, a 24X7 cancer helpline was also launched.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Rajesh Sehgal, Chairman, Cancer Centers of America, said, “Traditionally, cancer has been considered a terminal ailment with uncertain prognosis. However, over the last few years, technology-driven improvements in diagnosis and treatment have significantly improved the survival rates.”

With best diagnostics modalities and treatment processes, doctors from US-based centres would join their Indian counterparts in diagnosis as well as treatment planning for every case, he said.

Dr Avtar Singh, chairman, Amandeep Group of Hospitals, said, “We have tied up with Cancer Centers of America to provide international standard cancer care to our patients.”

Kultar Singh Sandhwan said, “It is very painful to see the increase in the number of cancer patients in Punjab.” He said with the opening of the centre, patients from the city and nearby areas would get world-class cancer treatment here. The Tribune

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