Guwahati News Desk: On the occasion of the 3rd anniversary of Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI), a slew of facilities was inaugurated. A dedicated haematolymphoid malignancy ward with a facility for ventilator and haematopoetic stem cell transplant ward was inaugurated.
The institute has also introduced a tissue compensator for Tele Cobalt-based radiotherapy of patients with head and neck cancers.
Also, a Familial Cancer Clinic was started for counseling of breast cancer patients initially and later for other cancers.
After the inaugural ceremonies, an official journal of BBCI was launched by Dr. Amal Chandra Kataki as its founder and Editor-in-Chief.
And with the introduction of these new facilities, the institute will strive to become the first government-funded hospital in the region to perform stem cell or bone marrow transplant within the next six months.