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Components of the Grant-In-Aid as projected by the State Cancer Society of Meghalaya to the Government.

The Grant-in-aid is for the purchase of one unit of Tele cobalt machine. The State Cancer Society of Meghalaya projected the following components which consist of:-

  • Decommission of the old Gammarex machine.
  • Renovation of the old Gamarex Room to install a new Cobalt Machine according to BARC direction for the purpose of Radiation Safety.
  • Purchase of Cobalt-60 and accessories and Monitoring Equipments.
  • Purchase of 3D Treatment Planning System (TPS).
  • Purchase of Mould Room Paraphernalia’s.
  • Disposal of the decayed Cobalt Source.
  • Inspection and Commission of the Cobalt Machine by experience Medical Physicists from established Cancer Institute.
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Do's and Don’ts

  • Drink plenty of fluids every day during treatment.
  • Wash , shower or bath as normal during treatment using a simple or baby soap, taking care to pat dry the area being treated, rather than rubbing it.
  • Don't put creams or deodorants on the treated area as these may worsen your skin reaction.


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