USA-based Cancer Treatment Service International (CTSI) will inaugurate American Oncology Institute (AOI) and Citizens Hospital at Nallagandla, Serilingampally nere here on August 25. Established with a vision to raise the level of Indian healthcare to the highest international standards, AOI and Citizens Hospital provide patients with access to comprehensive care that was equivalent to the found in leading US Academic hospital, said at a press conferene here, CTSI Board Chairman Dr Stanley Marks. AOI, which offers advanced medical and radiation oncology services, is the international flagship and first overseas cancer centre of CTSI, Dr Stanley said ‘It is the goal of AOI to close the gap between standards of care in India and the US and patients receive the same style and quality of care delivered at any of CTSI’s US locations’, he said. AOI was a world-class medical institution defined by innovation, responsiveness and patient focus while adhering to american standards for care, quality and safety. AOI utilizes evidence-basedcancer care that meets the highest american Standards for trust, transparency, and Technology, while putting the needs of the patient, Dr Stanley Marks said.