J.J. Hospital to have an OPD for head and neck cancer patients

By Across States News Team| April 13, 20190

In a bid to provide affordable healthcare to people who cannot go to private hospitals, in a first of its kind proposal, Jamshedji Jeejeebhoy (JJ) Hospital will now have an OPD (Outpatient Department) for head and neck cancer patients.

As per Dr. Srinivas Chavan due to lack of awareness, people ignore early symptoms of cancer and on an average 200 patients daily visit the general OPD at the JJ, St George and GT hospitals. Out of which 20-25 patients show precancerous symptoms with rural population also falling prey to it.

As there is a 10 per cent rise in neck and head cancer, doctors from Tata Hospital will examine patients in the OPD every Monday and Wednesday.


Sanjay M Bhaire

(Editor-In-Chief, Across State, Across Mumbai News)



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