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Cabinet approves taking over of Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati by Department of Atomic Energy

08 June 2017 | News

Borooah Cancer Institute is presently a 209 bedded hospital with 8 bedded ICU

Cabinet has approved the taking over of Borooah Cancer Institute which was established in 1974 in Guwahati with the aim and objective of investigation, diagnosis and treatment of cancer in the North Eastern region of India by a voluntary organization, Government of Assam by Department of Atomic Energy (DAE). Tata Memorial Centre will manage the administrative control of Tata Memorial Centre.

The decision comes in the wake of the increasing instances of cancer, limited cancer treatment facilities and the need for a hospital support to carry out further research in North Eastern Region. 166 posts in medical, para medical and support positions will also be created.

Borooah Cancer Institute is presently a 209 bedded hospital with 8 bedded ICU. The institute entered into a tripartite agreement with the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and North Eastern Council for management of the institute. Tata memorial hospital under DAE is well known for research and treatment in the field of cancer.

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