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.
Important Takeaways from above News for SBI PO Exam-
- 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