Global Hospitals Group

Chennai: 28 June’ 2013: As a landmark development for cancer patients, Global Hospitals Group at its Chennai hospital, Global Health City, today announced the launch of the Global Cancer Institute. The Global Cancer Institute was inaugurated by His Excellency Dr. K. Rosaiah, Honorable Governor of Tamil Nadu in the presence of Shri. Mike Nithavrianakis, His Excellency, British Deputy High Commissioner, Chennai and Dr. K. Ravindranath, Chairman & Managing Director, Global Hospitals Group.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. K. Ravindranath, Chairman & Managing Director, Global Hospitals Group said, “At Global Hospitals, we are on a constant quest to bring to our patients the best treatments in the form of clinical expertise and technology. Towards this, we have been continuously investing on the most advanced technologies to augment our cutting edge clinical expertise. I am personally very delighted that, today we bring to the people of Tamil Nadu, the Global Cancer Institute, equipped with TrueBeam STx. Global Cancer Institute at Global Health City, is unique in every way as we will deliver the most comprehensive “ORGAN SPECIFIC” multi-super specialty services to treat a wide variety of cancers in adults & paediatrics. Global Health City is now a complete “one-stop” destination for one of the most advanced Organ Specific Cancer treatments and radiation therapy treatment in the world”.
Global Cancer Institute’s team consists of Organ Specific Cancer experts wherein there are Super Specialists to treat cancers in each of the organs. The services include
On this occasion, Dr. K Ravindranath, Chairman & Managing Director, Global Hospitals Group said, “This is a great honor and we are thrilled to receive these prestigious awards. The journey for excellence in the healthcare space started a long time ago. We always try to set new standards of excellence in the field of Healthcare. We constantly introduced innovative and path-breaking services that are revolutionary and advanced to cater to the healthcare needs of the diverse and ever evolving Indian people. Business leader of the year award is a testimony to our beliefs and conviction, and we will continue in our endeavor to create innovative healthcare solutions for the people.” He also added, “We started the Group with a vision to provide the best tertiary care, multi-location, multi-organ transplant facilities and we are committed to set and surpass new benchmarks by continuously working towards it.”
Global Cancer Institute’s team consists of Organ Specific Cancer experts wherein there are Super Specialists to treat cancers in each of  the organs. The services include


Patients diagnosed with cancer can now look forward to the best possible quality of life, by being treated with the finest combination of clinical expertise, state of the art technology in a world class multi-super speciality tertiary care hospital. Global Cancer Institute also introduces a Multi-Disciplinary Tumor Board, adapting the internationally recognized practice of ensuring the best possible treatment for every patient. The Board constitutes an expert panel of Organ Specific Cancer Specialists, who will review each & every case and formulate the best possible treatment program.

Global Hospitals Group now boasts of being the only tertiary healthcare chain in the Country with the world’s most advanced radiation therapy machines installed at two of its hospitals, one in Bengaluru, which was Asia Pacific’s first and now in Chennai. The TrueBeam STx radiation therapy machine commissioned at Global Health City is the first in Tamil Nadu with complete Radio Surgery Application. Dr. Sumana Premkumar, Sr. Consultant, Radiation Oncology commented that “The TrueBeam STx is an advanced radiation therapy machine engineered to perform the most sophisticated radiation therapy and radio-surgery procedures with pinpoint accuracy and ultra-fine precision. It works by choreographing highly sophisticated system—imaging, beam delivery and motion management—and makes it possible to deliver treatments quickly while monitoring and compensating for tumor motion. It will enable faster, accurate tumor targeting in the treatment of challenging cancers throughout the body, including those in the brain, pancreas, liver to name a few”. Already installed and operational, Radiation oncologists at Global Health City are routinely performing complex procedures with amazing precision and patient comfort.

Advantages Of TRUEBEAM STx for Cancer patients requiring Radiation Therapy

  • Versatility – Customized treatment and All in One Capability
  • Fast, Precise Treatments
  • Fast Imaging at Lower Doses reducing X-Ray exposure by 25%
  • Treating Tumors That Move with Gated RapidArc
  • Improves the Patient Experience
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