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Medical Oncology

The department of Medical Oncology is dedicated to provide state-of-the-art treatment facilities to our patients. The renowned team of oncologists and hematologists at our department has the most advanced knowledge, expertise and experience for treating any type of cancer. 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, nutritionists, palliative care professional and physiotherapists.

The department also offers a convenient routine of chemotherapy in daycare that runs from 9 AM to 9 PM with more than 60 beds in tow. It has been a welcome decision for the patients and their caretakers as they can return home the same day, adding an extra layer of convenience. Apart from this, the concept has also proven to be less stressful for children.

Another important aspect of the medical oncology department is pediatric cancer care through a separate Pediatric Hematology Oncology cell. AML ward is a very special unit in this department for state-of-the-art management of AML patients.

Specialised Services

  • Acute lymphoblast leukaemia
  • Acute myeloid leukaemia
  • Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancer,
  • Oesophageal cancer
  • Prostatic, urinary bladder, and kidney cancer

Care and Support facilities

BMCHRC provides various facilities and services. Besides professional care and support, hospital management is taking care of patients’ inner comfort as well. Facilities Offered at BMCHRC incliudes:

  • 1. Chemotherapy – As per International Protocols ( Adult & Children)
  • 2. Targeted Therapy
  • 3. Immunotherapy
  • 4. Solid Tumor Chemotherapy
  • 5. Hemato Oncology Unit
  • 6. Day Care Ward (60 Bedded For Chemotherapy Patients)
  • 7. MICU
  • 8. AML Ward
  • 9. Neutropenia Ward

Toll Free Number 1800-121-1711

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Find right answers to all your queries

What is Medical Oncology?

Medical Oncology is a modality of treatment in cancer care which uses systemic anti cancer therapy like Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy, Hormonal Therapy and Targeted Therapy to treat cancer in an effective manner.

How long will treatments last?

We believe that everyone’s tumours are different and also stage. The time or duration of the treatment depends on a number of factors which may decide whether you need chemotherapy every 3 weeks or every week. For more information, get in touch with our experts. Book an appointment now.

Is chemotherapy painful?

A few chemotherapy drugs are known to cause mildly painful side effects like pain in the muscles and joints, headaches, and stomach pains and hair loss which are temporary.

What are the side effects of chemotherapy?

Some of the most commonly known side effects of chemotherapy are these:

  • Hair Loss
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Easy Bruising and Bleeding
  • Anaemia
  • Infections
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Numbness, tingling, and pain
  • Sores and pain with swallowing
  • Dry skin and colour change
  • Weight changes
  • Mood changes

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