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May2019: Bone Marrow Transplant Unit Inauguration

Grand inauguration of ‘Centre for Advanced Hematology & Hemato-oncology (Bone Marrow Transplant) Unit’ by Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital this evening by Senior specialists & well wishers of Visakhapatnam city Dr K.Radha Krishna, Dr K.Vishnu Prasad & Dr R.Madan Mohan in Health City. All guests appreciated and congratulated the efforts of Dr Murali Voonna and Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital for bringing such unique treatment facility closer home.

May2019: National Conference on Stereotaxy

‘Let the Discussions Begin!’. The National Conference on Stereotaxy by Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital & Research Institute has begun with enthusiastic participation of specialists from across the nation. These sessions add points to ‘SOP guidelines in Radiotherapy’.

During ‘The National Conference on Stereotaxy‘, there are more talks and discussions on Stereotactic Radiotherapy on Acoustic-Neuroma, Post-op Brain-Metastasis, Meningioma and Cavity Radiotherapy and some more.

Towards the end of the first day of National Conference on #Stereotaxy, an e-document with a compilation of ‘SOP Guidelines in #Stereotactic #Radiotherapy’ has been released formally by Dr. Rakesh Vyas, Director of Vedant Cancer Hospital, Raipur. This is first of its kind document on this subject in the country, arguably among the first in the world, which would go in a long way in spreading commonly accepted practices in Stereotactic Radiotherapy. Prof. Dr. Sujatha N of KGH, Visakhapatnam, Dr. Sarbani Laskar of TMC-Mumbai also graced the occasion along with our own managing director Dr. Murali Voonna and Dr. Kanhu Charan Patro as editors-in-chief of the book. All the contributors to this book of guidelines have been felicitated too.

All the speakers, delegates and organizers of the ‘National Conference on #Stereotactic #Radiotherapy’, congregate for a group-photograph; This souvenir enhances the memorable discussions in the conference and makes the event memorable!

More speeches & more discussions on AVM, Spine-SABR, Lung-SBRT, Prostate-SBRT, Cardiac-SBRT, Head-N-Neck SBRT Simulation and also on Motion-management and Stereotaxy in Skull Base tumors as part of the ‘National Conference on Stereotaxy’ by Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital.

A parallel session on ‘Principles of #Radiosurgery for Nuero-Surgeons and Neuro-Physicians’ was presented by Dr. Shankar Vangipuram. The discussions on SBRT continued with focus on Lungs, Liver, Pancreases, and PVT in the morning session of the second day of ‘National Conference on #Stereotaxy’.

Feb2019: World Cancer Day – Awareness Talk

Awareness talk at Gurajada Public School, Vizianagaram:

Early Detection of Cancer is the only way to avoid Cancer-fatalities. Awareness should begin even earlier. Hence Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital, in association with rural medical practitioners of Vizianagaram, has organized a cancer awareness talk at Gurajada Public School, Dr. Venkata Krishna Reddy addressed the school-kids encouraging them to discuss with their parents and spread cancer awareness.

Awareness talk at Airport, Visakhapatnam:

We have participated in a Cancer-Awareness-event organized at Vizag-Airport in association with ‘India Turns Pink’ Organisation by Dr. Karthik Chandra addressed the Airport employees and Kendriya-Vidyalaya students on the occasion of World Cancer Day.

Awareness talk at Railway Hospital, Visakhapatnam:

Dr. Madhuri Palla, Radiation Oncologist, has addressed a gathering of patient-attendants of railway-hospital and Railway-Employees @ railway-hospital premises in Visakhapatnam today on the occasion of World Cancer Day to raise awareness on the importance of early detection.

Awareness talk at MKCG Medical College, Berhampur, Odisha:

Dr. Kanhu Charan Patro, Chief Radiation Oncologist of our hospital, has addressed the gathering of Doctors and Nurses of MKCG Medical College, Berhampur on the occasion of World Cancer Day and threw light on the cancer scenario in the country at present and the ways to tackle the menace to reduce cancer fatalities. A few of Cancer Survivors also attended the session.

Feb2019: World Cancer Day – Awareness Campaign

We have organized interactive stalls at most populated public places in the city of Visakhapatnam, to raise awareness of CANCER on the occasion of World Cancer Day and received a massive public response. The places include Visakhapatnam Railway Station, RTC Complex, Vizag Airport, CMR-Central, Andhra University, KGH, Railway Hospital and major junctions across the city. Kudos to all the staff who spread all over the city and are spreading the cancer awareness message far and wide.

Feb2019: World Cancer Day – Awareness Walk @ RK Beach

To support the World Cancer Day, our team has taken the oath, showed our support for the fight against cancer by spreading awareness. On the eve of World Cancer Day, Honorable Minister Shri Ganta Srinivasa Rao garu flagged off the massive awareness walk at RK Beach on 03-Feb, Sunday. Over 1000 enthusiastic volunteers from all walks of life participated in the awareness walk. We thank the honorable minister for gracing the occasion and also volunteers from IDA, CII-Vizag, YI, CII-IWN, social service organization and students who participated and supported this endeavor.

Jan2019: 70th Republic Day Celebrations

Celebrated 70th Republic Day of India at the hospital premises with enthusiasm with the unfurling of the flag by Medical Director Dr. Sitarama Swamy Voonna and saluting the flag with patriotic fervor. Speaking on the occasion, managing director Dr. Murali Voonna reminded all the sacrifices made by our freedom fighters and the effort and foresight demonstrated by our nation builders while writing the largest and most comprehensive constitution in the world that keeps the largest democratic country vibrant and dynamic all the time, becoming the symbol, to the world, of ‘Unity in Diversity‘!

Dec2018: Free Cancer Awareness Talk at Inspiredge

We have organized Cancer Awareness Talk by our Gynaec Oncologist Dr. Jyoti Doki, followed by an interactive discussion with the enthusiastic participants, at Inspiredge IT Solutions to make young women employees aware of the importance of Self-Breast-Examinations and vaccination against HPV to keep cancer away.

Nov2018: Free Mega Cancer Screening Camp at Rayagada

A 3-day Free Mega Cancer Screening Camp was inaugurated by Mrs. Guha Poonam Tapas Kumar, District Collector of Rayagada, Dr. Murali Voonna, MD of Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital and Rotary club committee of Rayagada. Free Mega Cancer Screening Camp was conducted by Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital in association with Rotary Club-Rayagada & Young Odisha at GCD Grounds, Rayagada during 24th-26th Nov. There was Massive response from locals and surrounding tribal villages too.


Nov2018: Brave Hearts Meet 2018

On the occasion of ChildernsDay, Shreya Cancer Foundation & Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital take pride in celebrating BRAVEHEARTS' spirit and resilience in conquering cancer.

Grand Inauguration of BRAVEHEARTS' Meet 2018:

Chief guest Sri P.Basanth Kumar, Metropolitan Commissioner VMRDA, our Managing Director Dr. Murali Voonna, Medical Director Dr.V Sitaramaswamy and Medical Oncologist Dr. Rakesh Reddy inaugurated BRAVEHEARTS' Meet 2018.

BRAVEHEARTS' celebrating life with energetic dance moves to the latest movie songs and thus Giving Hope to us all.

BRAVEHEARTS' with some of their caregivers showing victory sign by raising their fingers and in turn raising awareness on Childhood Cancer and on Cancer in general at today's celebratory event on ChildrensDay.

Various entertainment activities like Mimicry, Magic, Actors Imitation, Theme-Dance, Classical Dance and Juggling performed during the BRAVEHEARTS' Meet 2018 event.

A glimpse of BRAVEHEARTS-Meet-2018 in a 5-Minute capsule with Highlights - a fun-filled and vibrant Celebration of Life with our young survivors to uplift their spirits and raise awareness on ChildhoodCancer on 14-Nov-2018, Watch Here:

showing victory sign by raising their fingers

Nov2018: Brave Hearts Meet 2018 Event

The little fighters conquer their future by showing indomitable courage to overcome cancer. These #BRAVEHEARTS inspire all of us. On the occasion of #ChildernsDay, Shreya Cancer Foundation & Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital take pride in celebrating BRAVEHEARTS’ spirit and resilience in conquering cancer. #MGCHRI #CancerHospital #CancerCare

Brave Hearts Meet 2018 - Childhood Cancer Awareness