Oral Morphine Reaches Yet Another Major Cancer Center in India

2010 April 21

CNCI Kolkata

Dr. Prabir Chaudhuri, Radiation Oncologist and Palliative Care Pioneer from the Department of Radiotherapy at Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal reports that this week oral morphine reached his institute.

This is a premier Regional Cancer Center directly owned by the Department of Health of Government of India.

He has used it on four patients already.

We are proud to announce that Dr Prabir Chaudhuri is Pallium India’s partner in the Pallcare India project supported by Savitri Waney Trust, Farida and Yusuf Hamied Foundation and Bruce Davis Trust.

Congratulations Dr Prabir Chaudhuri and congratulations Chittaranjan Cancer Institute.

One Response
  1. Odette Spruyt permalink
    April 26, 2010

    Congratulations to Dr Prabir Chaudhuri and Chittaranjan Cancer Institute for the introduction of oral morphine to your cancer program and for starting to treat patients in pain with morphine. Best wishes for your progress in this most rewarding aspect of cancer care.

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