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Department of Oncology

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The Oncology department at Charak Memorial Hospital is a comprehensive cancer care facility dedicated to providing cutting-edge diagnostic, treatment, and supportive services for patients with various types of cancers. Staffed by a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and specialized healthcare professionals, the department offers a patient-centered approach to cancer care.

Key Services and Specialties:

  1. Medical Oncology: The medical oncology team specializes in the diagnosis and systemic treatment of cancers using chemotherapy, targeted therapies, immunotherapies, and other innovative pharmaceutical interventions. They work closely with patients to develop personalized treatment plans and manage side effects.
  2. Surgical Oncology: The department has a team of experienced surgical oncologists who perform complex cancer surgeries, including tumor resections, reconstructive surgeries, and minimally invasive procedures, using advanced techniques and technologies.
  3. Radiation Oncology: The radiation oncology team utilizes state-of-the-art radiation therapy techniques, such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), and brachytherapy, to precisely target and treat various types of cancers while minimizing damage to healthy tissues.
  4. Hematologic Oncology: The department offers specialized care for patients with blood cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma, including stem cell transplantation and cellular therapies.
  5. Palliative and Supportive Care: The oncology team recognizes the importance of supportive care and provides services such as pain management, nutritional counseling, psychosocial support, and integrative therapies to help patients cope with the physical and emotional challenges of cancer treatment.
  6. Clinical Trials and Research: The department actively participates in clinical trials and research studies, providing patients with access to cutting-edge investigational treatments and contributing to the advancement of cancer care.

The Oncology department at Charak Memorial Hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including advanced diagnostic imaging modalities, specialized treatment areas for chemotherapy and radiation therapy, and dedicated inpatient and outpatient units. The multidisciplinary team collaborates closely with other departments, such as pathology, radiology, and genetics, to ensure comprehensive and coordinated care for each patient.

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