The patients who visit Thellipalai Cancer Hospital for treatment had been thrown into a quandary as some of the machines in the hospital including the Radio Therapy machine.
more than 200 people are currently being treated at the and around 50 to 100 patients visit the hospital for treatment. In this context, as the Radio Therapy Machine had broken down for more than 15 days, the patients visiting the hospital are being turned away. This particular machine break-down very often and the treatment for patients suspended.
The Haemo-theraphy machine also is out of order for the last 5 days and patients are being sent away. But, the patients expressed fear that suspension of treatment for many days will put them into a life threatening situation.
people also said that no permanent Administrative officer had ben appointed to this hospital and this is aggravating the situation.