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Department of Atomic Energy establishes cancer centers

The Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, provides technical and financial support to the States/UTs under the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS), as part of National Health Mission (NHM), based on the proposals received from the States/UTs and subject to the resource envelope. Cancer is an integral part of NPCDCS. The programme focusses on strengthening infrastructure, human resource development, health promotion & awareness generation for Cancer prevention, early diagnosis, management and referral to an appropriate level of healthcare facility for treatment of the Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), including Cancer. Under NPCDCS, 708 District NCD Clinics, 301 District Day Care Centres, and 5671 Community Health Center NCD Clinics have been set up.

The Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India implements “Strengthening of Tertiary Cancer Care Centres Facilities Scheme” to assist States/UTs in setting up of State Cancer Institutes (SCI) and Tertiary Care Cancer Centres (TCCC) in different parts of the country in order to enhance the facilities for tertiary care of cancer.19 State Cancer Institutes (SCIs) and 20 Tertiary Care Cancer Centres (TCCCs) have been approved under the said scheme. The State/UT wise list of approved SCIs/TCCCs is at Annexure-1.

There is also focus on Oncology in its various aspects in case of existing and new AIIMS and many Institutions approved for upgradation under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY). The details are attached in Annexure 2. National Cancer Institute at Jhajjar (Haryana) and second campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata are also steps in this direction.

The Department of Atomic Energy has established cancer centres in Kharghar, Varanasi (two), Guwahati, Sangrur, Visakhapatnam, New Chandigarh and Muzaffarpur. The Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai is also providing services for cancer care.

Annexure -1
Table of SCIs/TCCCs:

S No State Name of the Institute SCI / TCCC  
1 Andhra Pradesh Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool SCI  
2 Assam Gauhati Medical College & Hospital, Guwahati SCI  
3 Bihar Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna SCI  
4 Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences, Bilaspur SCI  
5 Delhi Lok Nayak Hospital TCCC  
6 Gujarat Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmedabad SCI  
7 Goa Goa Medical College, Panaji TCCC  
8 Haryana Civil Hospital, Ambala Cantt TCCC  
9 Himachal Pradesh Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla TCCC  
10 Himachal Pradesh Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Medical College, Mandi TCCC  
11 Jammu & Kashmir Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar SCI  
12 Government Medical College, Jammu SCI  
13 Jharkhand Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi SCI  
14 Karnataka Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology (RCC), Bengaluru SCI  
15 Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya TCCC  
16 Kerala Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram SCI  
17 Government Medical College, Kozhikode TCCC  
18 Madhya Pradesh G.R. Medical College, Gwalior TCCC  
19 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur SCI  
20 Maharashtra Rashtrasant Tukdoji Regional Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Nagpur TCCC  
21 Government Medical College, Aurangabad SCI  
22 Vivekanand Foundation & Research Centre, Latur TCCC  
23 Mizoram Mizoram State Cancer Institute, Aizawl TCCC  
24 Nagaland District Hospital, Kohima TCCC  
25 Odisha Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre, Cuttack SCI  
26 Punjab Government Medical College, Amritsar SCI  
27 Civil Hospital, Fazilka TCCC  
28 Rajasthan S P Medical College, Bikaner TCCC  
29 SMS Medical College, Jaipur SCI  
30 Jhalawar Medical College & Hospital, Jhalawar TCCC  
31 Sikkim Multispecialty Hospital at Sochygang (Sichey), near Gangtok, Sikkim TCCC  
32 Tamil Nadu Cancer Institute (RCC), Adyar, Chennai SCI  
33 Telangana MNJ Institute of Oncology & RCC, Hyderabad SCI  
34 Tripura Cancer Hospital (RCC), Agartala SCI  
35 Uttar Pradesh Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow TCCC  
36 Uttarakhand Government Medical College, Haldwani SCI  
37 West Bengal Government Medical College, Burdwan TCCC  
38 Murshidabad Medical College & Hospital, Berhampore, Murshidabad TCCC  
39 Sagore Dutta Memorial Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata TCCC

Annexure 2

Table 1: Cancer Treatment Facility is approved in all New AIIMS

1 Bhopal 12 Bathinda
2 Bhubaneswar 13 Guwahati
3 Jodhpur 14 Bilaspur
4 Patna 15 Deoghar
5 Raipur 16 Jammu
6 Rishikesh 17 Kashmir
7 Raebareli 18 Madurai
8 Mangalagiri 19 Rajkot
9 Nagpur 20 Bibinagar
10 Kalyani 21 Manethi
11 Gorakhpur 22 Darbhanga

Table 2: List of State Govt. Medical Colleges approved for upgradation with Cancer Treatment Facility

Sl. State Name of Govt Medical College Facility
1 Jharkhand RIMS Ranchi 68 bedded Oncology Block
2 Punjab Govt Medical College Amritsar Oncology
3 Himachal Pradesh Rajendra Prasad Govt. Medical College, Tanda Oncology
4 Karnataka Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli Medical Oncology
5 Rajasthan SP Medical College, Bikaner Surgical Oncology
6 Rajasthan RNT Medical College, Udaipur Radiotherapy/Oncology
7 Telangana Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal Medical Oncology
8 Uttar Pradesh Govt Medical College, Gorakhpur Surgical Oncology
9 Uttar Pradesh M.L.N Government Medical College, Allahabad Surgical Oncology
10 Uttar Pradesh LLRM Medical College, Meerut. Radiotherapy
11 Uttar Pradesh Govt Medical College, Agra Radiation /Medical Oncology
12 Bihar Patna Radiotherapy (equipment)

The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.
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