Faridabad/ New Delhi: NCR now has a dedicated high end cancer care facilities in Metro Cancer Institute in Faridabad inaugurated by none other than ‘Infrastructure Man of India’ Union Cabinet Minister Nitin Gadkari. The Road Transport & Highways minister gave unqualified thumbs up to the cancer care facilities assembled by Metro group of hospitals. That the no- nonsense minister was mighty impressed by its infrastructure speaks a volume about the Institute. Metro Cancer Institute with its advanced facilities is all set to bring about a paradigm shift in cancer care in Faridabad in particular and NCR in general.
Metro Cancer Institute, a dedicated 350-bed cancer care center located in Faridabad, Haryana. The inauguration ceremony was held on September 25, 2023. In his address, Mr Gadkari emphasized the critical importance of building sound infrastructure to control the increasing incidences of cancer in India. He remarked, “Cancer is a disease that requires special treatment facilities and care to overcome. An infrastructure like the Metro Cancer Institute will undoubtedly play a crucial role in providing advanced cancer care to patients in the region. Just as we invest in expressways for better connectivity, we must invest in dedicated specialty centers to improve healthcare outcomes.”
The Metro Cancer Institute is a pioneering healthcare facility, equipped with the region’s most advanced technology and a highly experienced team of cancer experts. Some of the key highlights of this institute include North India’s first and only TrueBeam with Hyper Arc for advanced radiation treatment, best-in-class PET-CT Scan, Mammography, Brachytherapy, and other cutting-edge equipments.
Dr. (Prof) Purshotam Lal, Chairman of Metro Group of Hospitals, expressed his gratitude to the community for their unwavering support over the years. He stated, “Metro Hospital, Faridabad, has always been at the forefront of delivering the best treatment facilities right in our vicinity. We have grown from being Haryana’s first Heart Centre in 2002 to becoming the most comprehensive hospital in the region with over 350 beds. Our focus remains on delivering world-class care through treatment standards that are at par with the world.”
Dr. Sumant Gupta, Director of Metro Cancer Institute, shared his excitement about the advanced capabilities of the facility. He said, “Cancer treatment has evolved, and ‘Cancer Survivors’ are now a reality thanks to breakthroughs like bone marrow transplants, targeted therapies, and immunotherapy. Metro Cancer Institute is the region’s most advanced and comprehensive cancer facility, staffed with highly experienced cancer experts and equipped with state-of-the-art technology.”
Metro Cancer Institute offers holistic and integrated care through its multi-modality approach, aiming to deliver the highest level of evidence-based cancer care with individualized treatment plans. Some of the key features of the institute includes:
- Dedicated cancer wing with a capacity of 350 beds
- Dedicated units for cancer care, bone marrow transplant, and leukemia treatment
- Organ-specific cancer care
- Latest PET-CT, MRI, CT, Mammography
- Cancer Tumor Board for individualized treatment plans
The institute provides a wide range of treatment facilities, including Medical Oncology, Haematology & Bone Marrow Transplant, Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Nuclear Medicine & Theranostics, Onco-Nutrition, Onco-Rehabilitation, and Paediatric Oncology.