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Mahavir Cancer Sansthan, Patna
Centre Code : 95

Dr. J. K. Singh, Director and Principal Investigator

Dr. Varsha Singh, Co-Principal Investigator


Dr. J. K. Singh is the Director and Principal Investigator and Dr. Varsha Singh is the Co-Principal Investigator

         Built on 3 acres of land, Mahavir Cancer Sansthan is a state-of-the art 300 bedded comprehensive cancer hospital, established in stages since December 1998. All modalities of treatment are available for cancer patients. Managed by the famous Mahavir Mandir Trust, Patna, poor patients get quality treatment and personalized affordable care.

        The objective of the institute is to bring latest treatment technologies and protocols within everyone's reach; to enlist qualified & motivated professionals dedicated to cancer care; to emphasize the power of positive thinking for patient's quality of life; to ensure excellent patient care in a friendly environment at low rates.

        The infrastructure includes Out-patient Department, Cancer Screening and Detection centre, Laboratory and Imaging Departments. The Medical Oncology Department is a 30-bedded unit. A unit for "Bone marrow transplant" is being planned. Other services include Surgical Oncology, Voluntary Services, Support Services, Blood Bank, Rehabilitation, Social Welfare services, Pharmacy and Dietary Consultation and Counseling. The Institute has also a canteen, and a Meditation and Prayer Hall. A fully equipped Pain Clinic is planned, which will be unique to Bihar in tackling the agonizing pain of cancer.

        A Terminal Care Unit with 50-beds-the first in Eastern India in caring for terminally ill patients is to start very soon. Till date the total registration of new patients in the hospital for the last 4 years has gone up to more than 23,000. Almost 15% of all new patients are coming from neighbouring states like West Bengal, U.P., Assam, Jharkhand and also from Nepal.


Summary of Number of Cancers

Year

Males Females Total
2001 322 408 730
2002 802 1073 1875
2001-2002 1124 1481 2605

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