In one year, Vedanta’s Balco Medical Centre treats over 4,000 cancer patients


Chhattisgarh: Balco Medical Centre (BMC), a subsidiary of Vedanta Medical Research Foundation has treated more than 4,000 cancer patients in last one year.

Over 4,000 people afflicted with cancer were served, more than 230 patients underwent radiation, 250 plus surgeries were performed and well past 1000 chemotherapies were carried out since its inception last year, said Centre chairperson Jyoti Agarwal.

Renowned Indian actress Manisha Koirala, a cancer survivor herself, paid a visit to the medical facility on its 1st anniversary where she interacted with the patients and shared her experience with them.

Balco Medical Centre, the 170-bed, state-of-the-art tertiary care oncology facility with 40 specialist doctors, set up in Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

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