Mobile clinic for early detection of cancer

Mobile clinic for early  detection of cancer

HCG Foundation in association with Infosys Foundation launched “Mobile Cancer Clinic,” for early detection of cancer in the City on Thursday.

The clinic was inaugurated by Sudha Murthy, Chairperson of Infosys Foundation. The clinic that will have a doctor, nurse and paramedical staff and is equipped with mammography, X–ray system, ultrasound system, pathology and a lab will start by providing cancer care in North Karnataka.

Inaugurating the clinic, Sudha Murthy said: “This will be an immense boon to people who hitherto would not have had access to quality cancer care in the remote areas. If this model works, I’m willing to donate another mobile cancer clinic.”

Dr B S Ajaikumar, Chairman, HCG Enterprise, said this initiative was aimed at creating accessibility and advanced cancer screening and cancer care that helps in early diagnosis.

“The incidence of head and neck cancer and cervical cancer is high in rural areas, with early diagnosis, we can find better approach to cancer treatment,” he added.

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