India will have uniform guidelines for best practices in Cancer treatment across the country so that a patient in Northeast India need not come to Mumbai for his treatment, said a Cancer specialist of Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) here.The aim of introducing the uniform guildelines is to improve the quality of life of Cancer patients, TMC’s new Director Dr R A Badwe told PTI. The guidelines evolved by the TMC over the years will be India-specific based on focussed research in evidence based treatment of different cancers, Badwe said. Already the guidelines have been disseminated across the country so that the doctors and specialists even in remote areas will become familiar with the best practices.This will let India to have its own solutions and the doctors across the country could treat the patients at their doorstep instead of making them travel long distances for treatment. Read more at http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/099200901181531.htm