Seeing a huge potential in unmet demand for advanced cancer care in Uttar Pradesh and parts of Madhya Pradesh, Bengaluru-headquartered HealthCare Global Enterprises Ltd. (HCG), one of the leading providers of cancer care in India, has announced the launch of comprehensive cancer care services at the HCG Regency Oncology Centre in Kanpur.
The new oncology centre will serve an estimated 4.5 million people in Kanpur district as well as surrounding regions of southern Uttar Pradesh and northern Madhya Pradesh.
“We are very pleased to announce the launch of our new comprehensive cancer centre in Kanpur in partnership with Regency Hospital, the leading hospital group in UP. We see a huge potential in unmet demand for advanced cancer care in the region served by this centre. This is a major step forward in our mission to make high quality cancer care accessible to all,” said Dr BS Ajaikumar, Chairman, HCG Enterprises Ltd.
The new centre will be operated by HCG Regency Oncology Healthcare Private Limited, a joint venture between HCG and Regency Hospitals Ltd, the largest private hospital group in Uttar Pradesh.
HCG Regency Oncology Centre is equipped with 90 beds and features advanced radiation therapy, a multi-disciplinary team of oncologists including sub-specialists, as well as the first PET-CT and bone marrow transplant unit.
Given the strong demand the hospital decided to commence outpatient services in January 2017. Now with the opening of inpatient and surgical services, the centre offers comprehensive cancer care services.
“We are excited to be partners with HCG, the leaders in cancer in India, to establish the first advanced comprehensive cancer centre in Kanpur. We have a large number of cancer patients coming to our hospitals across the state and with this new centre we can now offer the best in cancer care to them in one place,” said Dr Atul Kapoor, Chairman of Regency Hospitals.
HCG operates through its network of 18 comprehensive cancer centres spread across India. The company has pioneered the introduction and adoption of several technologies in the country including stereotactic radiosurgery, robotic radiosurgery and the use of genomics for personalised treatment of cancer.