New Delhi: Marengo Asia Healthcare and Karkinos Healthcare have joined hands to bridge the gap between communities and their availability of quality oncology therapy. The partnership will integrate services such as chemotherapy and radiation centers Through a cancer care network with Marengo Asia network hospitals.
Centered around the message of ‘Let’s win over Cancer,’ the purpose of the collaborative initiative is to address the cancer challenge in India, enabling a long-term, sustainable, socio-economic impact in the onco-care ecosystem,
Speaking on the partnership, Dr Raajiv Singhal, Founding Member, MD and CEO, Marengo Asia Healthcare said, “Every patient detected with cancer should be treated right at the time of detection. It is well known that there are 2.25 million cases detected with cancer each year, with cancer affecting at least one in eight Indians in their lifetime. With cancer emerging in recent years as a major public health concerns in India, this partnership is directed towards early detection and a decreased burden of deaths due to cancer.”
This strategic partnership will lay the groundwork for systematic screening for common cancers by highlighting the importance of precision. diagnosticswhich is a key to understanding individual cancer proliferation, enabling early detection and planning personalized treatment.
The partnership between Marengo Asia Healthcare and Karkinos Healthcare is another addition to the long line of initiatives enhancing India’s diagnostic industry. In recent times, India has emerged as a hub for medical R&D activities and is one of the leading destinations for high-end diagnostic services, geared to train doctors and nurses at community levels to render optimum healthcare delivery to make the nation healthier.
Appreciating the collaboration, Dr Moni Kuriakose, Co-Founder and Medical Director, Karkinos Healthcare said, “Cancer care continues to be one of the most critical needs in our country. Every year, millions of new cases are diagnosed. The prime focus of Karkinos Healthcare is to create awareness and provide a platform for early detection and diagnosis of cancer, with a vision towards precision oncology. The coming together of our organizations is a unique proposition for patients and communities in addressing early detection, precision cancer care plan treatment as well as post-op care.”
Under the partnership, complex and rare cancer cases will be discussed in the Virtual Tumor Board (VTB) consisting of national and international oncology experts ensuring the right and trusted cancer care to patients. The approach of the collaboration is to make a sustainable impact in the community by empowering people to self-detect any signs of cancer in their families and making super-specialised treatments easily accessible and affordable.