"Vidhatree"- A TeleMedicine Mobile Camp Bus

On Thursday, October 29, 2016 the CF Board Members along with CF Bangalore Core Committee members flagged off the newly built Tele-Medicine Mobile Camp Bus “Vidhatree” at Sri Shankara Cancer Foundation (SSCF), Basavangudi, and Bangalore. CF supported SSCF for the ¬†procurement of a customized vehicle for setting up a mobile cancer screening unit as a part of their Community Oncology Services.

Sri Shankara Cancer Foundation (SSCF) Bangalore is a, a not -for -profit organization founded with the main purpose of providing state-of-the-art equitable treatment to all cancer patients at very affordable costs including free treatment to the poorest.

Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SSCHRC), managed by SSCF, is a 600 bedded modern hospital offering tertiary cancer using cutting edge technology. The hospital is establishing Community Oncology Services to reduce the incidence and risk of cancer at large.  Telemedicine will be the key of Community Oncology Department .The Community Oncology wing with the help of Telemedine will conduct free cancer detection camps, cancer awareness camps, and also train the rural and semi-urban doctors in treatment and awareness of cancer and approx.. 915 patients in a year will be benefitting out of this.