Calicut City Service Cooperative Bank Ltd.set up a Rs.400-crore cancer hospital and research centre at Chooloor, near Vellalasseri, under the Chathamangalam grama panchayat on the outskirts of the city.
A charitable society, Cancer and Allied Ailments Research (Care) Foundation, formed for the purpose, has decided to name the hospital in memory of Communist Marxist Party (CMP) leader M.V. Raghavan (MVR Cancer Centre) in recognition of his contribution to the cooperative sector in the State. The governing body of the foundation includes directors of the bank, oncologists, doctors, engineers, retired police officers, and lawyers.
A cancer hospital in the region has been necessitated in view of the increasing number of patients in north Kerala.
Governing body has decided to provide treatment free of cost to 30 per cent of patients
MVR CANCER CENTRE inaugurated on 17.1.2017
For more details, please visit the Site of the Foundation:
CP 7/504-A, Vellalasseri P.O, REC (VIA),
Calicut - 673 601, Kozhikode Dist, Kerala, India.