Tata hospital registers 82% fall in cancer treatment dropout
The number of children dropping out of cancer treatment at India's premier cancer-care centre, Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) in Parel, fell by 82% in the last five years. Only 4.4% of the children dropped out of treatment in 2015 as against 25% in 2010, said the hospital's doctors.

"Among every 100 children, 25 would drop out. Of these dropouts, 90% would not return right after the first visit,'' said Dr Sripad Banavali, head of medical oncology department of Tata Memorial Hospital, which functions under the department of atomic energy. The hospital treats 2,000 new paediatric cancer patients every year....