Breast Cancer Symposium at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital

Jammu (Katra), Sunday, September 18, 2016:

The conference covered areas such as skin and nipple sparing mastectomy, excisional margins, management of borderline lesions and conservative surgery for local recurrence. The participants were abreast with recent trends and future perspectives in breast cancer management. It also covered some of the latest trends and techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

A special case capsule series – an interactive session was conducted for the post graduate students wherein senior doctors shared their knowledge and experience about the treatment of breast cancer sharing some of the rare and challenging case studies. Workshops were also held on the occasion to improve post graduate medical teaching and encourage evidence based medicine.

The hospital located at Kakryal near Katra in Jammu is equipped with the most advanced Linear Accelerator, which is first in the state and has treated more than 200 cancer patients in the span of just 150 days. The Brachytherapy and Gamma Camera shall also be functional in the Hospital during this month itself.

Besides other who were present on the occasion were Dr. Sandeep Kaul, Consultant Surgical Oncologist, Dr. Muhammad Hussain Mir, Consultant Medical Oncologist and Dr. Vikas Roshan, Consultant Radiation Oncologist being the organizing secretary from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital.

About Narayana Health:

With all super-speciality tertiary care facilities that the medical world offers, Narayana Health is now a one-stop healthcare destination for all.

From the first facility established in Bengaluru with approximately 225 operational beds in 2000, our Company has grown to 54 facilities (which includes 53 facilities in India and 1 facility in the Cayman Islands operated by our Company’s associate company, Health City Cayman Islands Ltd.) with 5300 operational beds with a potential to reach over 6600 beds. Our Company has a network of 23 hospitals (multispeciality and superspeciality healthcare facilities which provide tertiary care services), 7 heart centres (superspeciality units which are set up in a third party hospital) and 23 primary care facilities (including clinics and information centres), across a total of 18 cities in India. (For details, visit

 About Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Jammu

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital at Kakryal, near Katra in Jammu, is a unit which is managed by Narayana Health in partnership with Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board. With an initial bed capacity of 230, this state-of-art superspeciality tertiary care hospital is poised to cater to over 20 different clinical specialties with a special focus on Cardiac Sciences and Oncology. It aims at providing affordable quality health care to the people of this region.

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