First and only PET-CT Scan in Jammu City for early Cancer Detection


An introductory PET-CT Scan package with free OPD consultation till October 31, 2020

Jammu: American Oncology Institute (AOI) at Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Jammu announced the first and only PET-CT Scan of the Jammu city, to help people fight cancer through early detection and diagnosis.

In order to improve the diagnostic and treatment care facility, American Oncology Institute at Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Jammu, the city’s first and only dedicated Comprehensive Cancer Unit with the biggest team of Cancer Super-Specialists, providing all the modalities of Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Cancer Surgeries under one roof, has installed the first and only state-of-the-art PET CT Scan in Jammu city to provide patients with a better treatment experienceat an affordable cost.

Dr.Sangeeta Tikkoo, Consultant Nuclear Medicine, American Oncology Institute says, “Every year more than 400,000 Indians lose their lives because of cancer and the disease is increasing at 11% per year. Precision, accuracy and early detection is the need for the hour in cancer care, and PET CT has emerged as an integral imaging tool in oncology. It provides advanced imaging solutions for early detection of cancer and also helps to detect the nature of the tumour.

To make it affordable for all class of people, as an introductory package, AOI Jammu has reduced the cost of PET CT diagnosis by 20% along with afree OPD consultation till October 31, 2020 for patients undergoing PET-CT.

Dr. Neeraj Bishnoi, Regional Director – North, American Oncology Institute, emphasized, “Making cancer treatment affordable is the need of the hour looking at the increasing number of cancer cases across the country. Our offerings ensure top class cancer care to the best possible health care facilities to the patients”.

“The management has extensively reviewed the functioning of this premier cancer care hospital, besides taking several significant decisions to further enhance its operational capabilities vis a vis ensuring the highest standards of patient care in tune with the emerging requirements”,he added.

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About American Oncology Institute:

American Oncology Institute is the leading cancer care provider across South Asia operating a chain of cancer hospitals in multiple cities across South Asia. AOI today is a wholly owned subsidiary of Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR).

The team of clinical, paraclinical and healthcare operations experts pride themselves with the aim of closing the gap between standards of cancer care in South Asia and the developed cancer hospitals in the West. AOI provides comprehensive cancer management that is powered by clinical excellence, world class technology as well as best in class clinical pathways and protocols for treatment planning and execution, providing best in-class quality in cancer care across South Asia.

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