Alkem Laboratories will establish an advanced Radiotherapy facility as a part of the Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Center (HBCHRC), Muzaffarpur.
As part of Alkem’s CSR activity, Alkem has sanctioned the purchase of two most advanced versions of the teletherapy and brachytherapy units for this facility.
This facility being developed as a spoke model shall also provide chemotherapy, minor operation, basic laboratory, treatment planning, etc. To decentralise the cancer care further, Alkem and TMC have collaborated to also establish three mini-cancer units in the following cities of Bihar namely Buxar, Jehanabad and Bhagalpur.
These centers will connect cancer patients of those districts by telemedicine to HBCHRC, Muzaffarpur. In addition, these centers will work with the district administration on community activities such as cancer awareness and screening. Radiotherapy is an essential part of any cancer hospital.