Vasantha Memorial Cancer Centre , Ashok Nagar, Chennai
The Vasantha Memorial Cancer Centre was opened on 27th Aug 08 .It is a clinic cum chemotherapy centre that focuses on providing quality day care for patients. It is located centrally in Chennai at a 7 minute walk from Ashok Pillar at Ashok Nagar. Spread over two floors and a total built up area of 1800 sq. ft, the day care cancer centre provides free or highly subsidized cancer therapy for patients primarily for blood and breast cancers.The Centre is built on the model that enables people to avail qualified, high quality chemotherapy through a day care facility.
In the last 8 years..
In the last 7 years it has been steadily doing well. It has registered 1200 new cases with varied cancers and has had an overall turnout of over 7000 cases. More than thousand courses of chemotherapy have been administered here. The centre is happy it has been able to provide an uncompromised treatment to all of them and 90% of the patients have availed it FREE! In addition regular sessions of awareness programs & training of cancer educators goes on at the centre.The trust has been able to provide 800 women with free mammograms & reuglar Pap semar campaigns are also held