Dedicated to Life – Living by the phrase; Zydus Hospitals, Ahmedabad reinforced its commitment and dedication to serving the people of Gujarat and beyond and taking them strides ahead towards super-specialised, advanced and more predictable Cancer Treatment. With launch of a new Cancer Treatment Centre in Ahmedabad the region not only gets access to highly sophisticated and accurate LINAC, PET Scanner, Gamma Camera, CT Scanner & MRI all under a single roof but what’s the silver line on the crest is the team of dedicated and full-time cancer specialists.
100+ beds capacity of Zydus Cancer Centre make it the largest of its kind Oncology unit in the region offering a range of oncology services.
Blood & Marrow Transplant, Brain Tumor & Neuro-Oncology, Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Gynecologic Oncology, Head & Neck Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Leukemia & Myeloid Disorders, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Palliative Medicine, Pancreatic Cancer, Pediatric Hematology, General Oncology, Prostate Cancer, Renal Cancer & Urological Cancer.
Acquisition of LINAC system from Elekta (Versa HD) reinstates Zydus Hospitals’ focus on patient centric wholistic approach to cancer treatment. The system is designed to offer best available stereo tactic capabilities inclusive of both SRT (Stereotactic Radiotherapy) & SRS (Stereotactic Radiosurgery). The system’s immense angular agility paves way for accurate dosage of radiation delivered to the affected site with minimal tissue exposure. All this is possible even in small and multiple targets. The system is also capable of Non-invasive 4D imaging and Continuous soft tissue monitoring. A uniquely blended immobilizer ensures zero patient movement whereby ensuring patient’s ergonomic comfort throughout the treatment.
Zydus Cancer Centre boasts offering High-quality, experienced compassionate multidisciplinary care from a team of clinical experts that consists of Radiation Oncology Physicians, Medical Physicists, Highly trained Nurses, Radiation Therapists, Clinical Coordinators, Administrative Support Staff, Specially Trained Dieticians and Patient Service Specialists. The centre offers personalized treatment plans that go beyond just the disease, we consider our patient’s health, age, cancer type and ability to tolerate potential side effects of the proposed therapy. Leading-edge technology that delivers radiation with exactitude precision, reducing treatment time and side effects.
Inaugurating the centre Mr. Pankaj Patel, Chairperson, Zydus Hospitals reiterated the group’s commitment to its patients, their safety and well-being. This cancer centre is not just another run of the mill hospital but an institution that will define professional and humane standards in cancer care. “We have invested in the technology and our human assets only to create a multiplier effect for the larger social good. Our commitment to render the best available humane care stays paramount” – said Mr. Pankaj Patel.
According to the National Cancer Institute, there are 16.5 lakh (1.65 million) new cancer casess reported each year in India. There are only a few comprehensive cancer centres in the country, a larger chunk of which are situated in metro cities. While the Indian Government has made cancer care a key focus area, modern equipment and a skilled radiotherapy workforce is vital to effect the rollout of more comprehensive cancer programmes in the nation.