Ministry of Health and Family Welfare approves Cancer Institute at GMC Jammu

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, has formally approved 120 crore rupee Cancer Institute at Government Medical College, Jammu for strengthening the tertiary level cancer services in the State.

Earlier, one State Cancer Institute was approved for Shere Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura in Srinagar for which first grant-in-aid of 47.25 crore rupees has already been released.

With the setting up of the facility at Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu, the patients now need not move outside the State for specialized treatment facilities particularly the PET scan facility. (AIR NEWS)

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