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Nidan Funds Cancer Test

Bhubaneswar: Molecular tests in cancer are started in AHPGIC , SCB Medical college & other tertiary care centres on PPP mode in partnership with Bhubaneswar based In DNA Laboratory.
The samples will be collected from these Institutions , tests performed in the laboratory in Bhubaneswar & reports submitted back to the concerned Institutions.
The entire cost would be borne by the State Government through Nidan Scheme. The laboratory is selected through an open tender by OSMCL.
Molecular tests of tumours are advanced version of tests those can help to understand the tumour biology and plan the treatment more precisely for targeted therapies. It’s expensive and require specialised laboratories & expertise.
This facility will benefit the cancer patients immensely.
It has started in AHPGIC. Rest Institutions , SCB Cuttack , MKCG Berhampur, VIMSAR Burla, PRMMCH Baripada, FMMCH Balasore, BBMCH Bolangir, SLNMCH Koraput, Capital Hospital Bhubaneswar and RGH Rourkella will follow according to Health & FW department sources.