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Friday, 28 April 2017

AIIMS becomes India's first public hospital for eye tumors


The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is India's first public hospital to start plaque brachytherapy facility for the treatment of eye tumors.

The facility is a form of local radiation delivered to the eye through a radioactive device which is attached to the eye for a temporary period of time. The move will benefit children suffering from retinoblastoma, which is a form of eye cancer, and adults suffering from ocular melanoma.

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    • AIIMS becomes India's first public hospital for eye tumors
    • This move will benefit children suffering from retinoblastoma

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    Source- The Economic Times

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