The department of medical oncology deals with diagnosis and treatment for the entire gamut of solid tumors.
Correct diagnosis and management of cancer is of paramount importance. The complete spectrum of Cancers are managed in this specialty including:
- Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma
- All types of tumors of Head and Neck, Gastrointestinal, Brain, Lung, Urological (Prostate, Urinary Bladder etc.), Gynecological (Cervical, Ovarian etc.), Breast and sarcomas.
The latest modalities of treatment offered are :
- Chemotherapy including as a daycare procedure
- Adjuvant Chemo
- Neo-adjuvant Chemo
Newer drug formulation Chemo to minimize toxicity in chemotherapeutic drugs Targeted Therapy (biological immunotherapy) is employed. With improved understanding of biology of cancer and genetic makeup of an individual, targeted therapies are improving survival in cancer.