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Ortho Oncology at BMCHRC

At the Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (BMCHRC), our Ortho Oncology represents the forefront of compassionate cancer care. We understand that a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, both physically and emotionally, which is why our dedicated team is committed to providing personalized and comprehensive care to every individual who walks through our doors.

At BMCHRC, our Ortho Oncology Services specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of bone and soft tissue tumors. Led by a team of highly skilled orthopedic surgeons, oncologists, and multidisciplinary specialists, we provide comprehensive care for patients facing musculoskeletal malignancies. Our services encompass advanced diagnostic imaging, surgical interventions, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and reconstructive procedures tailored to each patient's unique needs. Whether it's bone sarcomas, soft tissue sarcomas, or metastatic bone disease, our ortho oncology team employs state-of-the-art technologies and evidence-based treatments to achieve optimal outcomes while prioritizing functional preservation and quality of life. With a commitment to excellence and compassionate care, we strive to provide hope, support, and comprehensive treatment options to individuals affected by orthopedic cancers, guiding them through their journey towards recovery and restored mobility.

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Ortho Oncology

At BMCHRC, our Ortho Oncology Services are dedicated to providing compassionate, comprehensive, and advanced care for patients with bone and soft tissue tumors. Through a multidisciplinary approach, cutting-edge diagnostic and treatment modalities, personalized care plans, and ongoing support, we strive to achieve the best possible outcomes and enhance the overall well-being of our patients.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ortho Oncology?

Ortho Oncology is a specialized field of medicine that focuses on the Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors, including Primary Bone Cancers, Metastatic Bone Disease, and Sarcomas.

What types of conditions do Ortho Oncologists treat?

Ortho Oncologists treat a wide range of conditions, including Osteosarcoma, Ewing Sarcoma, Chondrosarcoma, Soft Tissue Sarcomas, Metastatic Bone Disease, Benign Bone Tumors, and other Musculoskeletal Tumors.

How common are Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors?

Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors are relatively rare compared to other types of Cancer. However, they can occur in people of all ages and can have significant implications for quality of life and functional outcomes.

What are the symptoms of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors?

Symptoms may vary depending on the type and location of the Tumor but can include Pain, Swelling, Tenderness, a Palpable Mass, Restricted Movement, Fractures, and other Musculoskeletal Abnormalities.

How are Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors diagnosed?

Diagnosis typically involves a combination of Imaging Studies (such as X-Rays, MRI, CT Scans, and PET Scans) and Biopsy procedures to determine the nature and extent of the Tumor.

What are the treatment options for Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors?

Treatment options may include Surgery, Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Targeted Therapy, Immunotherapy, and other specialized interventions tailored to the individual needs of the patient.

What is Limb-Sparing Surgery?

Limb-Sparing Surgery is a Surgical technique used to remove a bone or soft tissue tumor while preserving the limb and its function whenever possible. It aims to achieve local Tumor control while minimizing functional impairment.

What is Limb Reconstruction Surgery?

Limb Reconstruction Surgery is performed following the removal of a Bone Tumor to restore Limb function and Aesthetics. It may involve the use of Bone Grafts, Implants, Prostheses, or other Reconstructive techniques.

What are the potential risks and complications of Ortho Oncology treatments?

Risks and Complications may vary depending on the type of treatment but can include Infection, Bleeding, Nerve Damage, Impaired Wound Healing, Limb Dysfunction, and Potential Side Effects from Chemotherapy or Radiation Therapy.

How long does recovery take after Ortho Oncology Surgery?

Recovery time varies depending on the type and extent of Surgery, as well as individual factors such as Age, Overall Health, and Functional Status. Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy may be necessary to optimize recovery and restore function.

Is there a risk of Cancer Recurrence after treatment?

There is always a Risk of Cancer Recurrence, particularly with aggressive or high-grade Tumors. Regular follow-up appointments and surveillance imaging are essential for monitoring for any signs of recurrence or Metastasis.

Can Ortho Oncology treatments affect mobility and quality of life?

Ortho Oncology treatments may impact mobility and quality of life, particularly in cases where Limb-Sparing Surgery or Reconstructive procedures are performed. However, rehabilitation and supportive care can help minimize functional limitations and optimize outcomes.

Are there Support Services available for patients and their families?

Yes, BMCHRC offers a range of Support Services, including Counseling, Support Groups, Educational Resources, and practical assistance to help patients and their families cope with the physical, emotional, and practical challenges of Ortho Oncology treatment.

Can Ortho Oncology treatments be personalized to each patient?

Yes, Ortho Oncology treatments are highly personalized to each patient's unique diagnosis, medical history, functional needs, and treatment goals. The multidisciplinary team at BMCHRC collaborates to develop individualized treatment plans tailored to optimize outcomes.

What advancements are being made in Ortho Oncology treatments?

Ortho Oncology is a rapidly evolving field, with ongoing advancements in Surgical Techniques, Imaging Modalities, Targeted Therapies, Immunotherapies, and Personalized Medicine Approaches. BMCHRC stays abreast of the latest developments to ensure patients have Access To Cutting-Edge Treatments And Technologies.

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