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The construction of a nine-level new clinical tower has been planned at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Lahore.

According to the hospital management, this new clinical tower will represent the largest expansion. In addition to augmenting all its existing clinical services, the clinical tower will house a new specialised bone marrow transplant unit, new imaging modalities, the latest in radiation equipment, a new emergency assessment room, and will also have two floors dedicated to pathology services, providing support not only for the hospital, but also for the growing network of Shaukat Khanum Laboratory Collection Centres across Pakistan.

This expansion will greatly enhance the hospital’s capacity to accept and to treat more cancer patients as well as provide greater opportunities for research, training and education of healthcare professionals. The management hopes to start the construction in the summer of 2017. The new clinical tower will be equipped with state-of-the-art technology and will be built according to the latest international healthcare standards. Each year, SKMCH&RC, Lahore has recorded an increase in activity in all clinical areas.

Management of the Shaukat Khanum Hospital also appeals to the masses to help them cement the bricks by pledging their donation till the completion of the project to enable the hospital to treat more indigent cancer patients.