Dr. Kamakshi Memorial Hospitals hosted the conference with 'Strategic Science of Radiation Oncology as the theme on Sep. 24th & 25th.
Dr.Kamakshi Memorial Hospitals in collaboration with the Association of Radiation Oncologists in India, hosted AROICON 2022, the 37th annual conference TN & PY Chapter at ITC Grand Chola on September 24th & 25th with the theme "Strategic Science of Radiation Oncology". The event was graced by the Chief Guest, Dr. Vijay Anand Reddy, Chair, AROI, who released the Souvenir and gave the inaugural address in the presence of other dignitaries
The organizing board from Dr. KMH includes the hospital's Founder and Chairman, Dr.T. G. Govindarajan who has dedicated the last twenty years towards building a cancer care unit that caters to patients of all economical strata. Also on the organizing board are Dr. KMHs Chief Radiation Oncologist Dr. Surendran J and the Director of Operations & Finance Dr. T. G. Sivaranjani Govindarajan. They are joined by the AROI TN-PY Chapter President Dr. S Alex A Prasad, Secretary Dr. Saritha Damodaran, and other core members. Amongst the key speakers at the main event is Dr. Sarat Chander, MD, FRANZCR from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia. His technical expertise lies in Brachytherapy and Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Liver, Spine, and Bone metastasis.
Says their Organizing Chairperson Dr. T.G. Sivaranjani, "AROICON 2022 aims at sharing knowledge on the recent developments in the treatment of cancer through radiation therapy in this conference. This also includes a special preconference workshop held on September 23rd in Active Breathing Coordinator (ABC) a deep inspiration breath-hold a technique that improves precision in treating cancers of the Breast, Lungs, and Liver through radiation therapy. More than 300 delegates from all over India and Abroad are attending this conference which spans 20 sessions for two days."
Adds their Organizing Chief Patron Dr. T.G. Govindarajan, "Dr. KMH has been providing complete cancer care since 2000 and has since treated hundreds of patients through radiation therapy. We have the largest number of visiting radiation oncologists treating cancer at all sites using radiotherapy. Dr. KMH has hosted four other international medical conferences including AROI-ESTRO, IBS, and 2 Physics Symposiums. In 2021, The Radiation Oncology department at Dr. KMH received an upgrade with Elekta Infinity that comes built-in with various features to enhance the precision and intensity of radiation doses. This makes Dr. KMH a suitable host for the 37th AROICON 2022 annual conference, which took place on September 24 & 25, 2022."
Dr. Kamakshi Memorial Hospitals is a 300 bedded tertiary health care provider located at Pallikaranai in South Chennai, committed to a higher objective of delivering quality health care with utmost excellence and personal care. Dr. Kamakshi Memorial Hospitals is also a nationally recognized forerunner and one of the premier institutions in providing Cancer and Cardiac care. It houses highly educated scholars across all specialties who are globally trained and equipped with advanced technology and infrastructure to deliver holistic medical service across the clock, around the year.