Facilities:15 Apr 2022
- Two modern LINACs or Linear Accelerators (Elekta Versa HD with add-on Apex Dynamic 2.5 mm MLC and 6 D Couch) for treatments like Sterotactic Radiosurgery, Sterotactic Body Radiotherapy, Image Guided Radiotherapy, Arc based therapies, Intensity Modulated procedures as well as Cone beam CT verification.
- Montecarlo-based planning systems and a unique Dolphin System for quality assurance.
- Nucleotron Microselectron – An 18 channel HDR brachytherapy machine with an Oncentra Planning System which is used currently for various procedures including Intracavitary brachytherapy for Gynecological malignancies, MUPIT (Martienz Universal Perineal Interstitial Template) based interstitial brachytherapy, catheter-based brachytherapy for soft-tissue sarcomas, and intraluminal brachytherapy for esophagus, endobronchial brachytherapy for lung, endobiliary brachytherapy etc..
Respectfully called MVR, the late MV Raghavan was one of the revolutionary leaders of the Communist movement in Kerala. Born in an ordinary family in Pappinissery, Kannur, his political life began in his early teens. He served two terms as Minister of Co-operation and Ports in Kerala during 1991-1996 and 2001-2006. MVR revolutionized the co-operative sector by taking the people-powered movement to healthcare and education in the State. MV Raghavan realized the role of the co-operative movement in social development and job creation and he was instrumental in setting up various institutions in the state.