The oncology department provides a distinct Cancer Care through comprehensive cancer team consisting of surgical oncologist, medical oncologist and radiation oncology. Our cancer management is more precise and has moved to the molecular level to understand the tumour cells and use Chemo as well as minimally invasive surgery for effective results.
Our oncology department does functions like radiation oncology, paediatric oncology, gynaecologic oncology, surgical oncology, and Haematologist-oncologists. This infrastructure attracts many South Hyderabad residents to come to our hospital for specialized cancer care.
The common signs and symptoms include fatigue, weight loss/gain, change in skin complexion, thickening lump under the skin, persistent cough, causeless fever, sweating, indigestion problems etc. Research attributes a change in, bowel/bladder function, unusual bleeding, persistent cough or voice change, persistent fever, lumps or masses as cancer symptoms.
Cancer is caused by agents(carcinogen) that are chemical or toxic compounds, ionizing radiation, and pathogens.
Dietary habits, lifestyle, exposure to pollution, radioactive rays can cause cancer. Life style habits like smoking, chewing pan, drinking alcohol etc. Cancer can affect us due to unknown reasons. Even cell phones emit radiation that may lead to cancer.
As the case varies from person to person, for some the cause may be inherited genetic defects like BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. According to research, we can see fifty identifiable hereditary forms of cancer. Our oncologists have the relevant expertise to treat cancer in any form.
In medical terms, cancer comes under categories like sarcoma, leukaemia, myeloma, metastatic, glomias, meningioma’s, pituitary adenomas, vestibular schwannomas etc. If one notices a change in bowel or bladder habits, then it is important to conduct a test. Similarly, when you see thickening or lump in the breast, testicles, or elsewhere you should consult our oncologists for testing. Our super speciality wing conducts imaging tests, lab tests, genetic tests, CT scans, mammograms, endoscopy, biopsy and cytology tests to diagnose or check the severity of cancer.
An Oncologist categorises cancer and employs surgery, radiation or chemotherapy treatments.
Our specialists’ employ surgery, precision radiation therapy for all kinds of cancer to cancer. Our doctors have conducted more than 1300 surgeries so far.
We can tell cancer is conquerable with surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, and bone marrow transplantation facility. This apart, we extend personalized care to the patients as our team of nurses and doctors go the extra mile to instill confidence in the patient’s mind and give them hope to pursue their passion.