There is a need for early detection of cancer and diagnostic devices, day-to-day research and development of new diagnostic methods in the field of cancer said Union Minister for Road Transport and Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari who inaugurated the new Bunker and New Linear Accelerator Machine (Elekta – Versa HD) of Radiotherapy Department today at Rashtrasant Tukdoji Regional Cancer Hospital & Research center and Management of Cancer Relief Society.
On this occasion, the state’s Animal Husbandry Development Minister Sunil Kedar, Nagpur Divisional Commissioner Dr. Sanjeev Kumar were also present along with other dignitaries.
The center has helped the citizens of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh who travel to Nagpur for getting better treatment. He also mentioned that the center has fulfilled its responsibility by providing state-of-the-art social services to society.
Gadkari said that Tukdoji Maharaja had died of cancer and the establishment of new types of machinery that will help in early detection of cancer was a valuable tribute to him.
The linear accelerator will be able to detect cancerous growths, which will make it easier to diagnose cancers of the brain, mouth, and other organs without any side effects said Dr Kartar Singh of the hospital’s radiology department.