The Institute of Oncology focuses on delivering expert consultations, accurate diagnosis and treatment of all varieties of cancer and includes related therapies such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery, and other procedures. The oncology team specializes in most advanced and quality treatments to treat the following cancer types:
- Lung cancer
- Head and neck cancer
- Spine cancer
- Breast cancer
- Stomach and large intestine cancer
- Cancer in pediatric patients
- Cervical cancer
- Lymphomas and related blood cancers
The Institute of Oncology at Indus Hospital is highly experienced in the early detection of cancers and their management with the help of the finest and most advanced techniques. Patient comfort and safety is well taken care of by Indus by rendering superior quality and personalized care. The team also focuses on efficient counseling and education about the problem to the patient and its attendants. The oncologists specialize in offering comprehensive preoperative preparations, careful monitoring of the problem, and quality postoperative care to the inpatients.
Medical Oncology: The mission of the Department of Medical Oncology is to offer comprehensive care in diagnosing and treating patients of all ages (adults and children), suffering from solid tumours and haematological malignancies. Indus Hospital is offering compassionate care along with personalized treatment for patients with various cancer types through the use of chemotherapy, targeted therapy, hormonal therapy as well as immunotherapy. In order to provide state-of-the-art, personalized patient care, we work closely with a talented and dedicated team of professionals comprising of physicians from other sub-specialty areas, surgeons, radiologists, behavioral scientists, nutritionists, palliative care professionals and physiotherapists.
Radiation Oncology: The department of Radiation Oncology at Indus Hospital provides state-of-the-art radiation treatment to cancer patients. It offers comprehensive treatments including external beam and Brachytherapy. The department is equipped with an advanced linear Accelerator, capable of delivering a wide array of treatments. Our aim is to integrate clinical excellence and research to achieve the best possible outcomes for the patients. The department of Radiation Oncology is supported by senior and experienced Radiation Oncologists, clinical associates, residents, medical physicists, medical technologists, trained nurses, and other paramedical staff. The members of the department of Radiation oncology work in close collaboration with the other oncologists and physicians to track the progress of the patient and ensure an efficient and successful treatment to the patient.
Surgical Oncology: Surgery is an important component of a treatment plan for some patients suffering from cancer. Surgery might help in releiving the symptoms of the patient as well as preventing cancer from spreading to the other parts of the body. The Department of Surgical Oncology at Indus Hospital has a dedicated team of highly skilled surgeons with extensive experience in delivering comprehensive treatment of cancer. They perform a full range of cancer surgeries and reconstructive procedures with high precision and efficiency. The presence of latest equipment and technologies at Indus Hospital ensures accurate diagnosis and world-class treatment. Some of the key malignancies and types of cancers treated at the department include:
- Head and neck cancer
- Breast cancer
- Gastro-intestinal cancer
- Hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancer
- Genitourinary cancer
- Thoracic cancer
Paediatrics Oncology: Malignancies such as Bone tumors, Lymphoma and Leukemia are quite common and highly prevalent in children. Indus hospital provides comprehensive care for all the sub-sites of childhood cancers to ensure efficient treatment for children. Recognizing the special needs of children with cancer, our hospitals have created designated areas for Paediatric patients. There is a special clinic for children in the outpatient department which is manned by Paediatric Nurses. We have a dedicated team of experts in the field of Pediatric Oncology, who is adept and vastly experienced at handling paediatric cases. Understanding the fear of needles amongst children, we use central vascular access devices like PICC line, Hickman Line and Portacath. These devices make the oncology treatment among children, painless to a large extent. Entire blood sampling can be done through these devices and the whole range of IV medications can also be given through these devices.
Why choose us?
The Institute of oncology at Indus Hospital has come up with the latest updated objectives. The recent and updated objectives are introduced with an aim to ensure safe, advanced, and highly effective treatment for all the cancer patients at Indus Hospital, we believe in taking an integrated and holistic approach by considering the views of experts in radiotherapy, surgical oncology, and medical oncology.
Our Indus team of cancer specialists specialized in treating cancer affecting different parts of the body including the abdomen, breast, gallstone removal, lungs, neck, ovaries, prostrate, and many more. We believe in killing cancer by using the most sophisticated technologies like PET scanner, CT scans, MRI, mammography, high-end ultrasound machines etc. for diagnosis. Patients are treated in four hospitalization units: the day clinic, the in-patient unit, the intensive care and the radiotherapy department.