About the Department

The Unit of Oncology was started at SRMC in the year 2007 to take care of the treatment needs of the various cancer patients visiting the hospital. Today, approximately 5,000 – 6,000 patients receive inpatient and outpatient care (curative and palliative) in the department every year. The treatment protocols followed are strictly based on evidence-based International and National guidelines on cancer treatment.
Treatment modalities including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and supportive care are provided by various concerned specialists to patients with cancers of various sites for both adult and paediatrics.