Fujifilm India and Max Healthcare join hands to train doctors in advance diagnostics of breast cancer
The brands have come together to train doctors in advance diagnostics
Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket a leading hospital chain in North India and a pioneer in implementation of best-in-class radiology solutions, today announced a partnership with Fujifilm India, a leader in the development and application of imaging and information innovations.
Witnessing the scarcity of radiologists and limited experts in breast cancer diagnostics across Asia and in India, the two brands have come together to train doctors in early detection of cancer. Fujifilm will be sponsoring an advanced fellowship in Breast imaging with Max Healthcare Hospital under the guidance of Dr. Bharat Aggarwal, Director - Radiology Services, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket and Dr. Harit Chaturvedi, Chairman - Max Institute of Cancer Care.
The doctors will be trained in Breast Mammography, Breast MR, and Breast Ultrasound techniques for six months through the Max-Fujifilm Collaboration fellowship program. The program will train two select Radiologists per year towards towards early detection of Breast Cancer.
Commenting on the association, Haruto Iwata, MD, Fujifilm India said, “According to health ministry of India breast cancer ranks as the number one cancer among Indian females with rate as high as 25.8 per 100,000 women and mortality of 12.7 per 100,000 women. We at Fujifilm understand the importance of early detection and are committed at improving the survival rates with advance treatments. Our revolutionary AMULET INNOVALITY is one such product that has made early detection of breast cancer a reality for women all over the world.”
“Our association with Max Super Speciality Hospital is a significant and collective step to fight against cancer. With the increasing prevalence of breast cancer in the female populace, it is imperative for healthcare providers to deliver the best and precise early detection screening facilities that can help save lives. We are making continuous attempts to create awareness among women on breast cancer and promoting campaigns such as the Pink Ribbon to encourage the early discovery of breast cancer,” he added.