Iran Opens Specialized Cancer Treatment Center

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian defense minister on Sunday inaugurated a specialized hospital for the treatment of cancer in a bid to provide better medical service to the country’s armed forces.

Iran Opens Specialized Cancer Treatment Center

Moheb-e Kowsar, the newly-opened hospital in capital Tehran, offers specialized medical service to the Iranian military personnel who seek cancer cure and the relevant expert treatments.

In a ceremony to inaugurate the hospital, Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan expressed the hope that the medical center would achieve regional and international fame as a specialized center for cancer treatment.

Iranian experts have in recent years made great headways in using modern medical technology to cure a broad range of diseases inside the country, making Iran as a destination for medical tourism.

In September 2013, Iran's Health Minister Seyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi inaugurated a new medical emergency center in northeast of the country, which is also the biggest one in the Middle East.

The medical treatment facility provides round-the-clock medical care for a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries.

The facility is reportedly the biggest integrated emergency center and intensive care unit (ICU) department in the Middle East.

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