The Department of Medical Oncology deals with administering chemotherapy to patients with solid tumors and hematological malignancies. With major advances worldwide the field of Medical Oncology has progressed by leaps and bounds.
Surgical oncology is the branch of surgery applied to oncology, it focuses on the surgical management of tumors, especially cancerous tumors. The surgical oncology department has a team of qualified and trained surgical and urologic oncologists for every aspect of surgical management for cancer patients.
Palliative care is a specialized stream of medicine which cares for patients with advanced cancer and oher serious illnesses. It focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illnessâ€”whatever the diagnosis.
In operated head and neck cancer patients, post operative radiation is mandatory in most of the cases if stage II or higher. During Radiation Therapy if the teeth are carious, can lead to infections during Radiation and may cause halt in the treatment which is detrimental in achieving cure.
The ICU is equipped with 8 Bed aesthetically designed and well-equipped with equipments. Ancillary Support Services are available in physiotherapy, pain management & palliative care, specialized diet & stoma counselling. 24 Hrs.Alert Doctors & Staff.
Due to robotic use, the surgery is done with precision and smaller incisions, resulting in decreased blood loss, with less pain, and quicker healing time. There is a marked reduction in the need for the blood transfusions, use of pain medication and duration of hospital stay.