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Ramaiah Memorial Hospital Launches Novel Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy (IORT);  Achieves significant advancement in Cancer Treatment to Enhance Quality of Life

Ramaiah Memorial Hospital Launches Novel Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy (IORT); Achieves significant advancement in Cancer Treatment to Enhance Quality of Life

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 As per the National Cancer Registry under ICMR-NCDIR, female breast cancer (FBC) is the leading cause of cancer incidence and mortality in India and accounted for 13.5% of all new cancer cases and 10% of all cancer related deaths. In fact, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in India and accounts for 25-32% of all female cancers in cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad. The projected total cancer burden in India is expected to reach 29.8 mn DALYs (Disability Adjusted Life Years)  in 2025. Ramaiah Memorial Hospital is a leading facility for cancer diagnosis and treatment in South India. It stands out as amongst the very few institutes in the country and probably the only one in Southern India that currently offers three types of radiation therapie...