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Surgical Oncology

Clinical focus
The department of Surgical Oncology offers both outpatient and inpatient services for screening, diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients. The department offers both minor and major operation theater services including endoscopy for various kinds of cancer
Breast oncology
Gynecological oncology
Head and Neck oncology
Gastrointestinal and Colorectal cancer surgery
Hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) surgery
Endocrine cancer surgery
Skin cancers
Bone tumors and Sarcoma surgery
Lung cancer surgery
Acute care general and palliative surgical oncology
Rehabilitation services

 
Infrastructure :
Have state of the art latest equipments for Advanced Laparoscopy and minimal Access surgeries, Harmonic scalpel, Ligasure, state of the art ICU for post-operative recovery after complicated surgeries.


Tumor Board :
Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Tumor Board meetings is regularly held every Tuesday and Friday at 2:00 p.m. The experts from Surgical/ Medical/ Radiation Oncology, along with Pathologists and Radiologists regularly meet to discuss the management aspects of patient attending the Oncology outpatient departments. Other specialists are invited as and when required.

Inpatient services :
There are 25 dedicated inpatient beds for Surgical Oncology patients and private ward beds. All patients planned for major surgical procedures are admitted few days prior to the date of surgery. Major operative procedures are performed in a fully equipped operation theatre complex. Following major operations, patients who require critical care are kept in ICU for few days. 


Speciality treatments :
Complex surgeries needing high end oncological expertise and rehabilitation are performed routinely
Limb salvage surgeries with modular and custom made prosthesis
Limb salvage surgeries with intra-op Brachytherapy
Head and neck surgeries and microvascular reconstruction
Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Advanced cancers of ovary and appendix
High Volume centre for Whipples Procedure
Oncoplastic breast surgeries