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Indian-American Couple Donate $1 Million for Cancer Center in University of Arizona

by Julia Samuel on  April 16, 2015 at 12:24 PM Cancer News   - G J E 4
An Indian-American couple have donated $1 million for the construction of outpatient facility providing service to cancer patients at the University of Arizona (UA).
Indian-American Couple Donate $1 Million for Cancer Center in University of Arizona
Indian-American Couple Donate $1 Million for Cancer Center in University of Arizona
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The couple, Dr. Ram, an orthopedic surgeon and, Meera Krishna, made the donation in memory of Mandira Jalajakshi, Meera's sister, who was a physician practicing in England when she passed away in 2012.

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The donation will be used for the construction of outpatient facility at St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, UA Cancer Center donation. The five-story, 2,20,000 square-foot facility is currently under construction in downtown Phoenix and expected to open in a couple of months.

The outpatient facility would offer comprehensive cancer services including infusion, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging, endoscopic radiology, a prevention center, clinical lab space and several specialized cancer clinics.

Ram said in a press statement, "I was very impressed with President Hart's vision, and we wanted to give back. Education and research in the medical field are very important to us."

Source: Medindia
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