Shifa Inaugurates its 4D CT Simulator Scanner for Cancer Treatment

Dr. Manzoor H. Qazi, Chief Executive Officer at Shifa International Hospital inaugurated a 4D Simulator scanner for cancer treatment which is installed in Radiation Oncology Department, SIH.

The ribbon-cutting was followed by a welcome speech by Dr. Asif Masood, Head of Radiation Oncology Department, SIH, whereby he thanked the administration for their contribution and support. He explained that the inclusion of this newly acquired 4D Simulator scanner will provide the next level of precision radiotherapy assistance in cancer treatment. Currently, the radiation oncology department is providing 2DRT (Two-dimensional Radiation Therapy), 3DCRT (Three-dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy), IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy), Intracavitary and Interstitial Brachytherapy.

Dr. Zeeshan Bin Ishtiaque (Chief Medical Officer, SIH), Mr. Taimoor Shah (Chief Operating Officer, SIH), and other officials & consultants were also present at the ceremony.

Dr. Manzoor H. Qazi lauded the efforts of the Radiation Oncology Department team to acquire this new technological 4D CT Simulator Scanner and other latest and computerized systems for delivering high-class services to cancer patients. He assured that the hospital will continue to strive for advancement and improvement in services and equipment to the patients.

Dr. Muhammad Ali Afridi who is the pioneer of the Radiation Oncology Department in Shifa International Hospital, in his concluding remarks said that the oncology department rightly takes pride as the pioneer center that trained many medical physicists and technologists who are now serving cancer patients in different hospitals in Pakistan as well as abroad. Dr. Ali vowed his resolve to continue doing so in the future as well.
Shifa Inaugurates its 4D CT Simulator Scanner for Cancer Treatment