About ACCF

Assam Cancer Care Foundation is a joint partnership between the Government of Assam and Tata Trusts. It was set up in December 2017 to create a first-of-its-kind, three-level cancer grid in the state. The distributed care model was conceptualised by the Trusts and the Government of Assam to create patient-centric cancer institutions to deliver standardised and affordable care closer to patients’ homes. The foundation is expected to benefit 50% of cancer patients in Assam by 2021.

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Treading with courage – how I beat cancer

Junu Das, a cancer survivor from Guwahati, narrates the inspirational story of her conquest of the disease

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The essence of palliative care

Dr Sanghamitra Bora, a physician, speaks about the delicate art of administering palliative care

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The setting up of Assam Cancer Care Foundation will lead to:

  • 50%

    of cancer patients in Assam benefitting by 2021

  • 17

    world-class cancer care centres in Assam

  • 80%

    reduction in patient
    travel time

  • ~7X

    reduction in out-of-pocket expenses for patients

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Tata Trusts

Minister of Health, Finance, and PWD of Assam