Equitas opens cancer hospital in Chennai to provide affordable cancer care

17 November 2023 | News

To make high quality cancer treatment accessible to the economically challenged segments

Equitas Small Finance Bank (SFB) has opened Sringeri Sharada Equitas Hospital Multispecialty & Cancer Care in Chennai. It was inaugurated by Thiru. Ma. Subramaniam, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Tamil Nadu in the presence of Thiru. S.R. Raja, MLA, Tambaram Constituency.

The 100-bedded hospital will provide advanced cancer treatment at the most affordable rates to economically challenged segments. Sringeri Sharada Equitas Hospital, focussed on Cancer cum Multispecialty, is equipped with state-of- the-art facilities and technologies to provide comprehensive cancer care, including surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, immunotherapy, paediatric oncology targeted therapy, physiotherapy and cancer rehabilitation, medical and surgical gastroenterology, critical care, cancer pain management, wellness and lymphedema clinic.

All treatments at the facility will be led by a team of highly experienced and qualified oncologists, radiologists, surgeons, and other medical professionals who are committed to offer the best possible care to all patients, irrespective of their stature in the society.

Arcot Sravanakumar, President CSR initiatives of the Bank and Program Director Healthcare Initiatives said, “We are happy to share the news that one of the world’s best radiation machines (Linear Accelerator and brachy) is being ordered and expected to be operational from mid-2024”.

The hospital is a joint initiative of Equitas Healthcare Foundation, a part of Equitas SFB’s CSR programme and Sringeri Sharada Mutt. Apart from oncology treatment, the hospital has a 24-hour modern laboratory, imaging and cancer screening facility and pharmacy along with three ultra-modern operation theatres and ICU. It also has a lifestyle disorder and diabetes clinic where regular wellness and health check-ups can be conducted.


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