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Marcelle Ruth Cancer Centre, specialist care opens in Lagos, offers world-class treatment




In help of the Marcelle Ruth Most cancers Centre & Specialist Hospital (MRCC), the nation’s first fully-equipped personal oncology centre, GE Healthcare has accomplished the supply and set up of superior radiology and radio pharmacy gear in Nigeria which can speed up diagnostic take care of most cancers.


Based by famend doctor Dr. Modupe Elebute-Odunsi and her financier husband, Bolaji Odunsi, MRCC combines the best normal of care with the most recent therapies and expertise in comfy environment designed to advertise therapeutic. The clinically skilled members of the founding staff all certified from medical schools in Nigeria and accomplished postgraduate coaching specialised in oncology and haematology abroad.

The distinctive staff of extremely expert personnel embody guide medical and radiation oncologists, surgeons, household physicians, radiation therapists, nurses, pharmacists, imaging technicians, laboratory scientists, nutritionists, counsellors, and healthcare administrations, working collectively to deal with and take care of sufferers.

 Speaker, Home of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; Co-Founder and Chairman, MRCC, Bolaji Odunsi; Co-Founder and CEO, MRCC, Modupe Elebute; Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Basic Supervisor, GE Healthcare Sub-Saharan, Africa, Eyong Ebai on the official unveiling of Marcelle Ruth Most cancers Heart & Specialist Hospital in Lagos.

Supporting the planning, growth, constructing and equipping of the oncology diagnostic and remedy facility at MRCC, GE Healthcare is offering the excellent suite of options such because the award-winning Senographe Pristina 3D, the primary patient-assisted compression machine in mammography; the superior LOGIQ F8 ultrasound, the excellent radiation remedy answer Discovery RT; and the BRIVO XR575 X-Ray and OEC 785-C Arm, two easy-to-use techniques that ship superior picture high quality. All of MRCC’s medical professionals have accomplished superior coaching on the machines.

Commenting on the ability, Dr. Modupe-Odunsi stated: “We constructed the Marcelle Ruth Most cancers Centre & Specialist Hospital to assist tackle the hole within the remedy and analysis of most cancers in Nigeria. Sufferers who beforehand would have needed to journey overseas to obtain world-class remedy are actually in a position to get the crucial care they want right here at house. Early detection is significant to the analysis and remedy of this illness.”

The Marcelle Ruth Most cancers Centre & Specialist hospital has finalized partnerships with the main healthcare insurance coverage suppliers in Nigeria together with BUPA, Allianz, AXA Mansard, AETNA, CIGNA and UnitedHealth Group.

Bolaji Odunsi, Co-Founder, commented: “We’re delighted to see our imaginative and prescient of the MRCC lastly come to life. Our mission was easy: convey collectively an distinctive staff of Nigerian medical professionals with worldwide coaching and expertise to ship the best high quality care to sufferers right here in Nigeria. This experience supported by new expertise now makes world-class remedy right here in Nigeria potential and inexpensive.”

Eyong Ebai, Basic Supervisor of GE Healthcare in Sub-Saharan Africa, stated: “We’re proud to proceed supporting the event of Nigeria’s healthcare infrastructure. Our partnership with the Marcelle Ruth Most cancers Centre & Specialist Hospital is a real landmark because it underlines the position that the personal sector can play in delivering world-class healthcare supply within the nation. These new options are designed to increase capability and enhance high quality for analysis and remedy at MRCC and assist meet the wants of group inside the nation and area.”

In response to a research by the World Well being Group (WHO), it’s potential to forestall a 3rd of most cancers circumstances and deal with many different circumstances with early analysis and remedy. The most recent statistics reveal that most cancers accounts for 18.2% of untimely deaths attributable to non-communicable illnesses (NCDs), and in 2018, of the 115,950 most cancers circumstances reported, 70,327 sufferers didn’t survive.

GE Healthcare is a long-term associate in constructing Nigeria’s healthcare infrastructure, and continues to offer exterior experience in hospital design, hospital planning and coaching. Greater than 5,800 GE Healthcare applied sciences are deployed in hospitals and clinics throughout the nation.

The hospital opened to offer world-class, “one-stop” companies for the excellent remedy of most cancers and different specialist situations. On the purpose-built premises on Victoria Island, Lagos, the staff gives the best requirements of care with the most recent therapies and expertise, in comfy environment designed to advertise therapeutic.

The hospital is known as in honour of the Co-founders mom/mother-in-law, Mrs Marcelle Ruth Odunsi (1931-1998), beforehand Vice-Principal, Igbobi School, Lagos and Founding Principal, Authorities School, Agege. For extra data please go to

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