ଆଚାର୍ଯ୍ୟ ହରିହର ଆଞ୍ଚଳିକ କର୍କଟ ରୋଗ ପ୍ରତିଷ୍ଠାନ, କଟକ

Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Center, Cuttack

About Us

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AHRCC is committed to excellence in patient care, create talent pool in cancer care for the state, decentralisecertain aspects of treatment in the form of task shifting the chemotherapy administration & palliative care todistrict level, and create awareness in cancer prevention & early detection. Last year has been quite productive & inaway a watershed in the history of AHRCC.

Welcome to AHRCC

This Regional Cancer Centre is governed by a Governing Body under the Chairmanship of the Hon'ble Minister, Health & Family Welfare, Orissa as per the rules and regulations of the Government of Orissa and its own Bye-laws. There is an Executive Committee chaired by the Secretary to Govt. of Orissa, Department of Health & FW to supervise the affairs of the society, issue directions and empower the Director as they deem proper to attain the over all objectives subject to the guidelines issued by the Governing Body. Besides, various Sub-committees are constituted as per the approval of the Governing.

The Tumour board of this institute is being held everyday just after the OPD-hour. Each cancer case is discussed in the board and treatment protocol is decided. A Medical Referral Committee consisting of the tumour board and two other members like the Superintendent and the HoD, Dept. of Surgery, SCB Medical College & Hospital, Cuttack decide about the outside state referral of the cancer cases. Many poor patients have been benefitted by way of getting relief from different sources such as Chief Minister's Relief Fund, Prime Minister's National Relief Fund, recently introduced Health Minister’s cancer patient fund and RAN scheme of the Govt.of India etc. Poor patients, BPL card holders and their families are treated free of cost.

The post-graduate course leading to MD (Radiotherapy) was continuing here since 1973, the 1st batch of which had successfully completed the course in 1975. There is a Library for the PG- students and the staff of this centre with about 260 books & 150 journals under the charge of a senior medical officer of this Institute.

 

Activities

  • Periodical training & re-orientation programs are being conducted for PG-students, periphery doctors, members of the NGOs and para-medical doctors. 25 such training programs have been conducted so far.

  • Cancer awareness programs are being conducted at peripheral areas. 102 cancer detection camps have been conducted during last 10-years.

  • Awareness programs for tobacco-related cancers are being conducted in educational institutions and public places. A Tobacco cessation clinic is being continued in this centre.

  • This centre has participated in a national project for the development of Cancer-atlas of India under ICMR.

  • Several research papers are published by the faculties of this centre in different national and international journals, which are available in various websites.

  • Under-graduate & post-graduate students of Medical & Nursing faculty from SCB Medical College, Cuttack are being posted for regular teaching, training and bedside instruction.

  • Biotech-students do their project-works.

  • Ph.D. Scholars do their research work in Oncopathology Department.

SERVICES AVAILABLE


  • Radiation through advanced Radiotherapy machines like LINEAR Accelerator and CT Simulator.

  • Free supply of anti-cancer Drugs through NIRAMAYA.

  • For economically weaker section, the treatment is being rendered free through various insurance schemes like BKKY & RSBY .

  • Poor patients who do not have insurance, the treatment is being rendered free through OSTF & CMRF scheme.

  • All advanced cancer surgeries except thoracic and Neuro surgery are being done by expert team.

  • All blood investigations required for treatment of patients are being done.

  • Cytology and Histo-pathology tests are being done.

  • Free diet to all Indoor patients.

  • AAHAR Centre for patient attendants inside the premises of AHRCC.

  • Ten bedded Day Care centre for chemotherapy is in full operation.

  • 24 hours emergency services is available.

  • Pain & Palliative Care unit is in operation by specialist doctor six days a week.

  • Psychiatric counseling is being rendered once in a week in Pain & Palliative Care area.

  • Free diagnosis through NIDAN Scheme of Govt. of Odisha.