MPCT's 'Titli' initiative for free cancer treatment

ST Correspondent
Sunday, 3 September 2017

Under 'Titli' initiative, MPCT hospital to treat kids from poor economic background for free

Pune: In a unique initiative named ‘Titli’, Mahatma Phule Charitable Trust (MPCT) hospital will treat children suffering from cancer and belonging to the poor socio-economic background across Maharashtra, for free.

According to Dr Prince Surana, Managing Trustee of Mahatma Phule Charitable Trust, MPCT Hospital has most advanced PET Scan (Positron Emission Tomography Scan) of GE, which is used for diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

"A special inaugural scheme has been given by MPCT Hospital to carry out PET Scan at Rs 10,000, which normally costs Rs 25,000. This offer is for first six months after inauguration and patients from all over Maharashtra can avail the benefit," said Surana.

He further added that PET Scan imaging is safe and beneficial to patients.

He also informed that under the 'Titli' initiative, the hospital will treat 20 children every month at zero hospital charges as a part of their Corporate Social Responsibility.

The hospital will also be extending their services to all poor patients in Maharashtra. 

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