AI-powered lung cancer screening tools across all District Hospitals, PHCs of Goa: Rane


Panaji: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has said that the state government will make Artificial Intelligence-powered lung cancer screening tools across all the District Hospitals and Primary Health Centres in Goa.

In a post on his X handle, Rane said on Friday (May 11) that Goa has emerged as a leader in cancer care with comprehensive approach aimed at early detection, accessible treatment and advanced methodologies.

He said that spreading the initiative, the state-run Primary Health Centres offer free breast cancer screening, ensuring timely intervention.
“Additionally, the Goa Medical College provides the Pertuzumab-Trastuzumab combo therapy free of cost for HER2+ breast cancer patients,” he said.
Rane said that a groundbreaking Multi-Super-Specialty Cancer Hospital, in collaboration with Tata Memorial, is on the horizon, promising top-tier care.

“Embracing innovation, AI-powered lung cancer screening tools will soon be accessible across all District Hospitals and PHCs, underscoring Goa’s commitment to holistic cancer care,” he said.


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