Aims for driving excellence in cancer care through knowledge exchange and enhancement of skills, capabilities and core practices
The Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), Mumbai, and Vedanta Medical Research Foundation’s flagship initiative, BALCO Medical Centre (BMC), Raipur, Chhattisgarh, have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to drive excellence in cancer care in the country.
As per the MoU, the BALCO Medical Centre and Tata Memorial Centre will join forces for exchange of knowledge, and enhancement of skills, capabilities and core practices. BMC will leverage TMC’s expertise and decades of experience in cancer treatment for developing best-in-class technical and medical guidelines. With this association, TMC will also empanel BMC as a referral centre for patients from Chhattisgarh, and neighbouring states. Both cancer hospitals have mutually agreed to:
- Share best practices and evolving knowledge on cancer treatment
- BMC will take part in the National Cancer Grid Virtual Tumour Boards to drive excellence in patient care
- Mutually conduct and participate in Continuing Medical Education (CME) sessions at both the locations
- Conduct joint research or multi-centric trials