GUWAHATI, April 27 - Nucleomed, an Atomic Energy Regulatory Board-approved organisation celebrated its 12th anniversary recently.
Speaking as the chief guest of the programme, Dr MN Baruah, managing director, North East Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Jorabat, said this is the only branch of medicine which provides functional information/imaging of human organs. Moreover, the isotope therapy like iodine for thyroid has 99 per cent success rate either in Graves� or in cancer ablation, he said.
Dr Shantanu Baruah, director, Onquest, was the guest of honour on the occasion.
Kandarpa Saikia, a postgraduate in nuclear medicine science from the Bhaba Atomic Research Centre and also the head of Nucleomed, said that in spite of logistic and technical difficulties, this centre is providing service to the poor people, especially cancer patients, of the entire North East for more than a decade now.