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Shalby hospital set to launch state-of-the-art cancer care unit


Indore : Shalby Hospitals, the fastest growing multi-specialty hospital chain in India is getting ready to launch city’s first ever comprehensive cancer care centre for catering to the healthcare needs of people at Indore and surrounding areas. Shalby Cancer & Research Institute has facilities to treat all types of cancer in its various phases- oncology, onco surgery or radiation therapy and is operational from November 19.

“Elekta Synergy with Agility MLC linear accelerators and high dose rate brachytherapy machine are the advance facilities available here. We are the first one to bring radiosurgery SRT (stereotactic radio therapy) and SBRT (stereotactic body radio therapy) technology in the city. The infrastructure at the institute encompasses chemotherapy and biological therapy for all cancer types, modalities for radical treatment delivery of cancer patients,” mentioned Shalby in a press release.

Tripple energy linear accelerator with electron therapy and IGBT ( image guided brachytherapy) are the other facilities available.  Manned by a team of experts consisting of oncologist, oncosurgeons and radiotherapists, this institute would prove to be a boon to the patients suffering from cancer in the entire state of MP and its catchment areas.

Shalby Hospitals operates in Ahmedabad, Vapi, Jabalpur , Indore , Mohali with five more multi-specialty hospitals coming in Jaipur, Surat, Naroda (Ahmedabad), Mumbai and  Nasik . It is known as the world’s largest centre for joint replacement for both knee and hip with a record breaking achievement of over 75000 joint replacements so far.

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