SKIMS urges cancer patients to contact health centres for oral drugs

Srinagar: According to a statement by SKIMS, All the cancer patients who are unable to reach the institute for Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy due to untoward circumstances are requested to contact their District Hospitals/ Sub district Hospitals / Primary Health care centers for oral anticancer drugs. The SKIMS authorities have taken up the matter with Director Health Services Jammu & Kashmir who would coordinate the availability of the following drugs from SKIMS Soura at these centers under his Administration.

1. Tamoxifen.

2. Letrozole.

3. Imatinib.

4. Bicalutamide.

5. Geftinib.

6. Temozolamide.

Director Health Services Kashmir has also been requested to coordinate with regard to transport facilities for such patients who need in-hospital Cancer Care at SKIMS Srinagar.