In order to control Cancer disease in all aspects the Lions of District 324 C1 has established a separate Trust in 1984 to take up the construction of “LIONS DISTRICT 324 C1 CANCER TREATMENT AND RESEARCH CENTRE” at Visakhapatnam with an Objective to make the treatment accessible to all at an affordable cost or even at no cost. Lions Cancer Hospital is a unique venture, first of its kind built and run by Lions District 316 A, Lions Clubs International - the largest voluntary service organization in the world.
LIONS CANCER HOSPITAL is a hospital in the region providing all the three modalities of treatment for cancer patients under one roof. They are .... Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Chemotherapy and Supportive Departments -
a) Radiology (X-ray) b) Laboratory (clinical pathology)
Lions Cancer Hospital has a built-up area of 24,000 sq. feet in 1168 sq. yards site, allotted by VUDA in Seetammadhara colony, Visakhapatnam. The hospital has 120 beds. Two Beds are meant for Intensive Care (ICU). There is a separate ward exclusively for Chemotherapy treatment. There are single rooms, twin sharing rooms and separate General Wards for Men & Women. The rooms are spacious, bright with natural daylight and good ventilation. The hospital has wide corridors and resting places on each floor that permit convalescing patients to sit and relax. A large outpatient area comprise a compact reception desk, a patient waiting hall and six chambers for specialist Doctors. Lions Cancer Hospital treated 19500 patients from April 1996 to June, 2013.
- External Radiotherapy -Telecobalt
- Brachytherapy - HDR
- 3-D Computerized Treatment Planning System for external radiotherapy and brachytherapy
- Chemotherapy with day care and special ward
- Inpatient facility - 120 beds
- Cancer Surgery - Twin Operation Theatres with ICU
- X-ray Unit 300 mA
- Clinical Laboratory
- Ambulance Service
- 24 Hours Duty Doctors
- Cancer Research
- SANJEEVAN MOBILE CLINIC (Donated on 26th December, 2011 by RINL, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant)