American Oncology Institute (AOI) at Nangia Specialty Hospital, takes a significant step forward in cancer care with the inauguration of a dedicated Lung Cancer Unit in Nagpur. This specialized unit aims to provide a comprehensive and integrated approach to diagnose and manage Lung Cancer effectively. The initiative aligns with AOI’s commitment to delivering holistic and patient-centric cancer care.
The Lung Cancer Unit will be spearheaded by esteemed Pulmonologist, Dr Deepak Muthreja, who brings a wealth of experience and expertise in pulmonary medicine. This multidisciplinary unit will comprise a team of specialized Oncologists (Radiation, Surgical, and Medical), Pathologists, and Radiologists. The collaboration among these experts will ensure a coordinated and personalized treatment approach for each patient.
Dr Amit Dhawan, regional chief operating officer (RCOO), American Oncology Institute, Nagpur, emphasized, “The launch of the Lung Cancer Unit is a testament to AOI’s dedication to providing comprehensive cancer care. Lung cancer is a significant health concern, and our goal is to offer patients in Nagpur and surrounding areas access to cutting-edge diagnostics, advanced treatments, and compassionate care under one roof.”
Lung cancer remains one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths globally, and Nagpur is no exception. The city has witnessed a rise in lung cancer cases due to various factors such as smoking, environmental pollutants, and changing lifestyles. The launch of this specialized unit comes at a crucial time to address the increasing prevalence of lung cancer in the region.
Dr Deepak Muthreja, consultant pulmonologist, AOI Nangia Specialty Hospital, highlighted, “Our approach at the Lung Cancer Unit goes beyond treating the disease; it focuses on individualized care for each patient. The establishment of a Multi-Disciplinary Discussion (MDD) platform ensures that every patient’s case is thoroughly reviewed by a team of experts. This collective decision-making process aims to provide the best possible treatment strategies for improved outcomes.”
Dr Hrushikesh Phate, facility director, AOI Nangia Specialty Hospital, Nagpur, mentioned, “We are thrilled to introduce the Lung Cancer Unit at American Oncology Institute in Nagpur, designed to provide a comprehensive and compassionate approach to addressing the challenges posed by the increasing burden of lung cancer in our region. The rise in lung cancer cases in Nagpur highlights the pressing need for specialized care and the importance of early detection and advanced treatment strategies. Our team is dedicated to offering top-notch care, utilizing the latest technologies and treatment modalities, with a commitment to improving outcomes and enhancing the overall well-being of our patients.”
The multidisciplinary team will conduct comprehensive evaluations, including state-of-the-art imaging, precise pathology assessments, and genetic profiling, enabling personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient’s needs. The unit will also focus on raising awareness about lung cancer prevention, early detection, and the importance of smoking cessation programs.
The Lung Cancer Unit at American Oncology Institute in Nagpur is poised to play a pivotal role in delivering advanced and comprehensive care, ultimately improving outcomes and enhancing the quality of life for individuals affected by lung cancer in the region.