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Highest number of cancer datas registered in Northeast
Correspondent Kohima
Published on 21 Mar. 2010 12:51 AM IST
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Apollo Hospitals Chennai which is participating in the ongoing International Trade Fair at the Kohima local ground has brought good news to cancer patients of the state about its state of the art Cyberknife Robotic Radiosurgery system for cancer treatment.
P.Matruprasad, DGM, Healthcare Service while talking to media persons said 25% to 30% of its patients are from the Northeast which has the highest number of Cancer Datas registered. He said the duration of the treatment ranges from one day to 5 days and cost Rs.2.25 Lakh for single treatment and Rs 4 lakh for multiple treatments with Cyberknife. However, it required seven days of computerized planning decided by a board of experts. The treatment in other Asian countries cost around Rs 40 to Rs 50 Lakhs in Indian currency and Rs.70 to Rs 80 lakh in the United State.
So far Apollo Hospitals Chennai had collected six data at the ongoing trade fair.

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