DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
The Department of Medical Oncology at Rohilkhand Cancer Institute has a dedicated and compassionate team of super-specialists who practice evidence-based cancer care for the management of solid and haematological malignancies in children and adults. A Department of Medical Oncology has been involved in patient care services in almost all divisions of Oncology including Breast, Gastrointestinal, Head & Neck, Lung, Bone, Soft tissue sarcomas, Gynaec-oncology, Uro-oncology, Leukemia, Lymphoma and Pediatric tumours. Department of Medical Oncology is one of the most cost-effective centres of South India and provides specialised services in Inpatient and Day care settings these services include Autologous Stem cell transplant, HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal chemotherapy), Intravesical Chemotherapy and Intrathecal Chemotherapy apart from Conventional Chemotherapy.
Chemotherapy uses anticancer drugs to kill the rapidly dividing cancer cells in the body.
Immunotherapy, also called biologic therapy, is a type of cancer treatment that boosts the body’s natural defenses to fight cancer.
As a form of molecular personalized medicine, targeted therapy blocks the growth of cancer cells.
Hormone therapy as a cancer treatment may involve taking medicines that block the activity of the hormone.
Bone Marrow Transplantation
A bone marrow transplant is a procedure to replace diseased or destroyed bone marrow with healthy bone marrow stem cells.
Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is a highly concentrated, heated chemotherapy treatment delivered directly.
Cancer is rare in children, but can happen. Cancers in the children require special expertise.
Daycare and Wards
Patients requiring drug infusion which last a few hours are treated in Daycare.
Medical Oncology Services – Others