JAMMU, Sept 13: American Oncology Institute (AOI), ASCOMS Hospital Jammu today organized a free cancer screening and awareness camp in association with World Cancer Care at SMGS Hospital, Jammu.
In the cancer screening camp, more than 250 patients were screened and examined by Dr Surbhi Kudyar (Surgical Oncologist) from AOI Jammu.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Neeraj Bishnoi, Regional COO AOI, said, “The key to surviving cancer is early diagnosis and prevention. With this camp, American Oncology Institute aims to motivate people and urge regular screening. We are committed to offering best-in-class clinical expertise, technological superiority, and service excellence for patients in the Jammu & Kashmir region. AOI is the first and only exclusive Cancer Hospital in Jammu offering precision cancer care.”
Those present at the camp were Dr Shashi Sudan Sharma (Principal & Dean, GMC Jammu & associated hospitals), Dr Dara Singh (Medical Superintendent, SMGS Hospital), Dr Rakesh Sharma (Deputy MS, SMGS Hospital), Dr Sanjeev Dingra, Dr Dev Raj Dogra, Dr Amita Gupta, Dr Pramod Kalsotra, Dr Ghanshyam Dev Saini.
As part of the organizing team of the mega camp, Aditya Sabharwal, Regional Head (North) Marketing for AOI and Vigat Chandan, Ashutosh Gupta and Shubam Kumar were also present along with the nursing and medical team of AOI Jammu and World Cancer Care.
AOI and World Cancer Care team offered free tests and services like Mammography, Bone Densitometry, Pap Smear, PSA, and other lab tests along with free Oncology, Gynaecology, and general consultation at the camp.
Speaking on the occasion, Aditya Sabharwal said that in its continued efforts to bring in the most advanced technology in Cancer Care to the region, AOI Jammu is installing one of the most advanced Radiotherapy Machine, HALCYON E at AOI Jammu unit and it will be the first ever such machine installed in the whole of Jammu & Kashmir. He also said that AOI Jammu is empanelled under Ayushman Bharat Scheme and is doing free of cost treatment regularly under this scheme in AOI Jammu.