Surgical Oncology division deals with cancer surgery. We have established the division with a team of specialist cancer surgeons who perform a full range of cancer surgeries. Our surgical oncologists have done fellowships in respective fields from reputed cancer hospitals in India & abroad.
Studies have shown that surgery done by specialist cancer surgeons gives better clinical outcomes.
We offer organ preservation surgery in addition to reconstructive surgeries to repair damaged body parts that result from cancer treatment. We have highly-skilled plastic surgeons on staff for these procedures. The protocols and practices followed by our surgical specialists meet international guidelines for quality care.
Surgical service available for
> Cancer of the tongue.
> Diseases and neoplasms of the oral cavity (lips, gums, and soft and hard palates)
> Diseases and neoplasms of the oropharynx (soft palate, tonsils and tongue base)
> Diseases and neoplasms of the throat and voice box (pharynx, larynx, trachea)
> Diseases and neoplasms of the nose and paranasal sinuses
> Diseases and neoplasms of parotid and other salivary glands.
> Malignancies of the thyroid and parathyroid
> All other types of head and neck cancer
With a expert team of surgical oncologists with diverse expertise, the department
provides specialized care focusing on the following areas:
1. Upper gastrointestinal cancer like esophagectomy and gastrectomy- with the incorporation of neo-adjuvant therapy like chemotherapy and radiotherapy when required
2. Colon cancer surgery
3. Rectal cancer- organ preservation and incorporation of neo-adjuvant chemo-radiotherapy
4. Hepato-biliary cancers
5. Pancreatic cancers
6. Retroperitoneal tumors
7. Palliative procedures for feeding, relieve of obstruction, bleeding, jaundice
8. Surgery for recurrent cancers
9. Cytoreductive surgery for peritoneal cancers secondary to other cancers like colorectal, ovary, appendix etc.
Services offered in Breast onco-surgery units are as follows:
1. Breast conservation surgery (Type I and Type II oncoplasty, perforator flaps)
2. Modified radical mastectomy
3. Breast reconstruction using native flaps and implants
4. Salvage surgery for recurrence.
5. Toilet mastectomy as palliative procedures
6. Core biopsy for diagnosis of cancer
7. Sentinel lymph node biopsy
8. Axillary dissection
9. Repeat radical surgery for complete clearance of cancer
The program’s surgeons offer specialized procedures and services for the repair of facial and head/neck deformities resulting from tumor removal and skin cancer excision. Their ability to perform microvascular free-tissue transfer allows them to reconstruct the most complex of surgical defects, with the goal of achieving maximal restoration and improving patients’ self-confidence.
We routinely perform Free-flap reconstruction in complex surgical procedures.
a. Kidney cancer : radical nephrectomy and partial nephrectomy
b. Cancer of ureter, urinary bladder, penis, testes and prostate.
c. Lymphadenectomy, retroperitoneal, pelvic and inguinal region.
d. Fertility preservation in testicular tumors.
A surgeon puts in a port under the skin of your chest. This is usually done with local anesthesia or conscious sedation. It is used to safely administer chemotherapy, fluids, blood transfusions, and taking blood samples.
After surgical treatment, the patient requires specialist help to return back to normal function and life. These specialists help patients to recover and go back to their routine.
Physiotherapists work with patients to minimize some of the effects that the disease or its treatment has on them. It is often possible to improve their quality of life, by helping them to achieve their maximum potential or gain relief from distressing symptoms.
The following services are offered by this unit:
• Muscle Stimulation
• Ultrasound Therapy
• Aids and Appliances
• Exercise therapy
• Joint Mobilization
• Chest Physiotherapy
• Neuro Rehabilitation
Speech Therapy is a rehabilitative procedure that is mainly needed in all head and neck cancer patients. A speech therapist's job is to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults.
The following services are offered by this unit;
• Clinical evaluations
• Speech evaluation
• Voice evaluation
• Swallowing therapy
• Speech therapy
• Voice therapy
• Post- Laryngectomy voice rehabilitation
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