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GE pays Rs 1 crore to technician who got stuck to MRI machine in Mumbai

Bengaluru: Swami Ramaiah, a technician of a Tata Memorial Hospital run treatment and research centre in Navi Mumbai, who had, in an accident in 2014, remained stuck to an MRI machine for four hours after a ward boy walked into the room carrying an oxygen cylinder triggering the machine’s magnetic field, has received a compensation of Rs 1 crore.

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Tata Memorial Centre to set up cancer hospitals in Chandigarh, Guwahati, Visakhapatnam, Varanasi

Mumbai: Tata Memorial Centre, the country’s leading cancer treatment and research institution under the Department of Atomic Energy, will set up four cancer hospitals in Chandigarh, Guwahati, Visakhapatnam and Varanasi, each of which will have 250 beds.

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Tata Memorial Hospital may soon become self-sustainable

Mumbai: Tata Memorial Centre, a specialist cancer treatment and research centre that records 67,000 cancer cases annually and receives an annual grant of Rs 170 crore from the union government, may soon become self-sustainable.

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Tata Memorial Hospital begins clinical trial to reduce hair loss due to chemotherapy

Mumbai: Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) has started a clinical trial using technology to minimise hair loss due to chemotherapy in cancer patients. The trial is being led by Dr Jyoti Bajpai, associate professor, medical oncology, TMH.

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AIIMS, Safdarjung hospital in a tug of war | Tata Memorial Hospital fined Rs 5.2 lakh

A battle is brewing between Safdarjung Hospital’s faculty and AIIMS director Dr M C Misra over the control of the new Super Speciality Block coming up in Safdarjung Hospital.

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‘Inhuman and Unnatural’ Pressure to Sell | Ex-army men to administer hospitals | JJ Hospital doctors threaten stir

A six-month investigation by The New York Times has found that in the push to win customers in India’s chaotic and highly competitive drug market, some Abbott managers instructed employees to pursue sales at virtually any cost — in violation of Indian law, professional medical standards and the company’s own ethics guidelines.

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Tata Memorial Centre invites applications for Senior/Junior Residents, Fellowship Programmes

Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), Mumbai has invited applications for the tenured posts (non-permanent) of Senior Resident, Junior Resident and one-year TMC & two-year HBNI (Homi Bhabha National Institute) Fellowship Programmes commencing from August 1, 2016. Last date for online application is May 30.

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Interview: Dare to dream and then be wise to wake up and work hard — Dr Vishal Rao

Dr Vishal Rao U S was recently in news for developing Aum voice prosthesis, a low cost (Rs 50) device to give cancer patients their lost voice back. He is a senior consultant oncologist – head & neck surgery and in-charge of head & neck services, department of surgical oncology at HealthCare Global (HCG) Cancer Centre, Bangalore.

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‘India ready for robotic surgeries to treat head, neck cancer’

New Delhi: India has significant talent and expertise in traditional head and neck surgical procedures and the country is poised to take a giant leap with robot-assisted surgeries for head and neck patients in the days to come, a leading US robotic surgeon has said.

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New discovery promises low cost test for breast cancer

New Delhi: In a major advancement for breast cancer treatment in the country, doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi and Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai have developed an effective and comparatively cheaper method of diagnosing the possible spread of tumour in the breast.

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