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Qfix Partners with Apollo Hospitals India for Proton Cancer Center
AVONDALE, PA - Apollo Hospitals and Qfix jointly announce a partnership that will allow Indian proton therapy patients to benefit from the very latest in patient-positioning and fixation technology. Qfix is providing a full suite of equipment to the new Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (APCC) in Chennai. APCC will have a 3-room proton therapy solution with comprehensive cancer center.
Mr John Chandy, Vice President, Proton Therapy & Oncology, Apollo Proton Cancer Center said, “Proton therapy requires efficient and accurate treatments for patient wellbeing and favorable long-term outcomes. Qfix was a natural choice for us and this marks the start of a long-term collaboration with Qfix to serve patients in India. We look forward to the commissioning of the Apollo Proton Cancer Center in early November 2018 (1st Proton patient Treatments), with patients from all over the world benefiting from the advanced combination of protons and state-of-the-art patient positioning.”
Stuart Baldwin, Director of International Business Development at Qfix, commented. “There are many Indian patients who can benefit from advanced therapies and techniques for cancer care such as proton therapy with high quality immobilization. We are delighted that such a prestigious group as Apollo have chosen to partner with us for the long term, their decision reinforces both the market leadership of Qfix and the importance of high-quality patient positioning to advancing cancer therapy for patients worldwide.”
About Apollo Hospitals
It was in 1983, that Dr. Prathap Reddy made a pioneering endeavor by launching India’s first corporate hospital – Apollo Hospitals in Chennai. Over the years Apollo Hospitals has established itself as home to the largest cardiac practice in India with over 160,000 cardiac surgeries. Apollo Hospitals is also the world’s largest private cancer care provider and runs the world’s leading solid organ transplant program.
As Asia’s largest and most trusted healthcare group, its presence includes over 10,000 beds across 71 Hospitals, 2,550 Pharmacies, over 90 Primary Care and Diagnostic Clinics, 110 plus Telemedicine Centers and 80 plus Apollo Munich Insurance branches spanning the length and breadth of the Country.
Qfix is a world leader in radiotherapy dedicated to helping medical professionals provide the best patient care with the world's finest positioning devices to enhance the probability of positive patient outcomes. For more information, visit www.Qfix.com.
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