Cancer is one of the leading causes of deaths in India, which has nearly three million patients suffering from the disease. Annually, over half a million (about 5.5 lakh) people die of cancer in India.
In consonance with its avowed objective of providing healthcare services at home, Care24, a leading home healthcare service provider announces today that it has launched cancer care services available to patients affected by cancer at their homes.
Announcing the launch, Mathieu Morand, VP Chronic Care, Care24 told,” We are always committed to providing cost effective, comfortable and curative services to patients suffering from various diseases. As a step forward, we are proud to launch our ‘Cancer Care Service’ which will be managed right at their homes. We are sure that this will not only enable many cancer patients to fight the cancer menace coolly and bravely but also help them emerge from the scourge triumphantly. We are committed to participating in a collective effort to increase cancer survival rate.”
Cancer is one of the leading causes of deaths in India, which has nearly three million patients suffering from the disease. Annually, over half a million (about 5.5 lakh) people die of cancer in India. The WHO said this number is expected to rise to 700,000 by 2015-16. Experts say the incidence of the Cancer is projected to grow five-fold by 2025. However, several cancers are treatable, and the survival rate among common cancer patients does see a rise.
To meet growing challenges posed by cancer, Care 24 has launched cancer care which is available at a cancer patient’s home. Now they no longer need to worry as Care 24 is there to take care of the hapless cancer patients and give them not only hope but also longevity.
Care 24 offers an array of Cancer Care Services including rehabilitative, palliative and supportive care dedicated to cancer patients' needs, being at post-surgery stage, during chemotherapy, for survivorship support or to make end of life comfortable as possible. Onco-nurses will be at hand under the supervision of trained physicians and consulting experts.
Care24 has built a dedicated team of palliative physicians, experienced nurses and cancer coaches bringing in decades of experience in cancer treatment. The company claims that its oncology nurses have specialisation in different cancer types, stages and treatment protocols. They have undergone intense training in latest care delivery techniques and strict evaluations which ensure that that they are well equipped to administer cancer patients from day one.