Fortis Healthcare Ltd., one of India’s largest integrated and trusted multi-specialty chain of hospitals, today launched the State-of-the-Art Patient-Centric – Fortis Cancer Institute at Defence Colony, New Delhi. This cancer daycare centre is the latest addition to the comprehensive Cancer Care programme of Fortis in Delhi NCR. It will be led by highly skilled and experienced oncologists, offering personalised cancer treatment with a focus on providing empathetic care to patients in a positive, warm and comfortable environment. The Centre is equipped with a 12 bedded chemotherapy facility and aims to have programmes for patients focused on mind, body and nutrition. The centre was inaugurated by eminent film personality Ms. Sharmila Tagore in the august presence of Dr. Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, MD & CEO, Fortis Healthcare along with Senior Clinicians and Fortis Leadership.
Talking about the newly launched Fortis Cancer Institute, Dr Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, MD & CEO, Fortis Healthcare said, “Cancer Care and Rehabilitation needs a multi- disciplinary treatment focused on patient care. Fortis Cancer Institute will cater to the specialized and customized treatment needs for cancer patients by providing precision medicine, targeted chemotherapies, personalized nutrition along with yoga to heal the body and mind and will be crucial in bridging the hiatus related to overall healing and well-being of cancer patients and survivors”.
Addressing the audience at the launch, Ms Sharmila Tagore, Eminent Film Personality said, “It warms my heart to know that Fortis has taken the patient and attendant’s state-of-mind into consideration while creating this centre. Cancer is already such a tough disease to battle and this establishment provides a comforting atmosphere to the patients in which they can get their treatment done.”
Fortis Healthcare has been investing in building a robust cancer care infrastructure focusing on the entire spectrum of cancer care. With this new centre at Defence Colony, the group believes that patient-centric teams with a ‘go-beyond’ attitude providing a holistic approach, is the new mantra of oncology care.