Source: The post is based on the article “National Cancer Grid(NCG) Establishes New Centre for Digital Oncology to improve Cancer Care using Digital Technologies” published in PIB on 26th August 2022.
What is the News?
The National Cancer Grid(NCG) has established the Koita Centre for Digital Oncology (KCDO) to promote the use of digital technologies and tools to improve cancer care across India.
What is the National Cancer Grid(NCG)?
Established in: 2012
Established by: Government of India through the Department of Atomic Energy and with the grant support of Tata Memorial Centre.
Mandate: To create a network of cancer centres, research institutes, patient groups and charitable institutions across India with the objective of a) developing uniform standards of patient care for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer; b) providing specialized training and education in oncology and c) facilitating collaborative basic, translational and clinical research in cancer.