Early Times Report
Jammu, Sept 17: American Oncology Institute at Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Jammu announced the first and only PET-CT Scan the Jammu city, to help people fight cancer through early detection and diagnosis.
Dr. Sangeeta Tikkoo, Consultant Nuclear Medicine, American Oncology Institute says, “Every year more than 400,000 Indians lose their lives because of cancer and the disease is increasing at 11% per year. Precision, accuracy and early detection is the need for the hour in cancer care, and PET CT has emerged as an integral imaging tool in oncology. It provides advanced imaging solutions for early detection of cancer and also helps to detect the nature of the tumour.
To make it affordable for all class of people, as an introductory package, AOI Jammu has reduced the cost of PET CT diagnosis by 20% along with afree OPD consultation till October 31, 2020 for patients undergoing PET-CT.
Dr. Neeraj Bishnoi, Regional Director - North, American Oncology Institute, emphasized, “Making cancer treatment affordable is the need of the hour looking at the increasing number of cancer cases across the country. Our offerings ensure top class cancer care to the best possible health care facilities to the patients”.