Fortis Hospitals, Cunningham Road is known for its eminence in cardiac care is now bringing its 30 years of legacy to cancer care in the heart of the city. On the occasion of World Health Day, the second unit of Fortis Cancer Institute was launched in the city by Mr Ramesh Arvind – Sandalwood actor and filmmaker, along with Dr Manish Mattoo- Zonal Director- Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore, Anand Angadi- Facility Director-Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road.
Launched in the year 2019, the first Fortis Cancer Institute at Bannerghatta Road has successfully treated over 4000+ cancer patients to date. Fortis Cancer Institute- City Center will meet the medical needs of the cancer patients with a major focus on Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology and Hemato-Oncology. Located in the central part of Bangalore many patients from different parts of the city will have easier access to Cancer treatment facilities with this center getting inaugurated.
According to a report by National Cancer Registry Programme, India, the incidence of cancer in Bangalore is 146.8 per 1 lakh individuals, which is one of the highest in the country.
I would like to congratulate the entire Fortis team for understanding the people’s requirements and responding to their needs with better facilities and advanced treatments for cancer patients in Bangalore. I have been actively associated with cancer awareness activities in the city and I feel glad to have inaugurated Fortis Cancer Institute at Cunningham Road. I am sure that this centre will provide quality cancer care and patients are able to take advantage of the available facilities.”
- Ramesh Arvind – Sandalwood actor and filmmaker
“Fortis Hospital, Cunningham has a legacy of three decades for delivering the best patient care and meeting the healthcare needs of Karnataka over these years. Situated at the heart of the city with cardiac care at its core, we are now expanding our care for cancer patients as we witness the increasing number of cancer cases in the city and the need for a dedicated cancer facility. The launch of the second Cancer Institute at Cunningham Road is a continuation of our efforts to provide affordable, easily accessible and high-quality care for cancer patients. The institute will have the advantages of a modern dedicated cancer institute within the confines of multi-super specialty hospital so that our patients get comprehensive and complete care.”
Dr Manish Mattoo, Zonal Director – Fortis Hospitals Bangalore said,
With 56 hospitals across the nation and over 10,000 beds, Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. For over 26 years, Fortis Hospitals have been committed to the cause of getting people back to their lives faster and stronger.