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.

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A Govt. of Assam and Tata Trusts Initiative to Transform Cancer Care

Comprehensive Cancer Control Programme

Impact

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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