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Departments : Oncology
 

Overview


ONCOLOGY, ONCO SURGERY & RADIOTHERAPY
Cancer is a terminal ailment which calls for immediate and specialised aggressive treatments. Cancer treatment spans different modes like surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy etc., depending on the site and nature of the disease.
A. J. Hospital & Research Centre has established a state-of-the-art, comprehensive cancer unit with all the specialties such as:
- Medical oncology
- Radiation oncology
- Surgical oncology
- Nuclear medicine & PET CT
A. J. Cancer Institute, our Oncology unit, is housed in a separate independent block on the hospital campus in order to meet the special needs of cancer patients. It provides compassionate care to patients with our team of oncologists working together to develop individualized treatment plans for each patient.

Facilities


Facilities available:
- Triple energy photon therapy
- Six energy electron therapy
- 3Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D CRT)
- Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
- Image Guided Radiation Therapy(IGRT)
- High Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR)

Equipment


Equipment
- PET-CT with time-of-flight technology
- Triple energy linear accelerator with IGRT
- Brachytherapy
- Treatment planning system

Oncology

 

Medical Oncology
Medical Oncology at A. J. Cancer Institute couples compassion and dedication with experience and research in order to diagnose and treat cancer and blood related diseases with chemotherapy and the most modern targeted therapies. Our well-trained staff, which includes specially trained chemotherapy nurses, is dedicated to working with patients and their families to assure high quality treatment, therapy and care.
Radiation Oncology
The department of Radiation Oncology was established with the installation of state-of-the-art high end Digital Clinical Linear Accelerator with triple photon energies, six electron energies and HDR Brachytherapy. The department offers various advanced radiation techniques such as 3Dimensional Radiation, Intensity Modulated Radiation, Image Guided Radiation, Electron Therapy and HDR Brachytherapy. We have well trained clinical oncologists, radiation physicists and therapists trained in the modern radiation techniques.
Nuclear Medicine and PET CT
Our Nuclear Medicine Service is equipped with state-of-the-art imaging technology and is easily accessible for both patients and physicians. The department possesses an unusual depth of expertise, with Nuclear Medicine physicians, radio-chemists and a physicist. Physicians are clinically experienced in a broad array of specialities, including oncology, cardiology, neurology, and radiology.
A state-of-art PET CT scan with time of flight facility is available at most affordable cost.
Surgical Oncology
The department of surgery provides comprehensive surgical treatment for patients with malignant diseases of the head and neck, breast, brain, gastrointestinal tract, liver, orthopaedic, reproductive and genito-urinary organs. The surgical Oncology department offers both outpatient and inpatient services for screening, diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients. The department offers both minor and major operation theatre services including endoscopy for various kinds of cancer. Minimally invasive surgical techniques are offered to appropriate patients whenever possible.