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Medical Surgical and Radiation Oncology
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Overview:

The department of Medical and Paediatric Oncology at MIMS provides:

  • Rehabilitation services.
  • Offers clinical trials as part of the multicentric international clinical trails to the patients.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of all cancer including leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma in adults and children
  • Organized follow up care.
  • Outpatient services for any oncology related problems.
  • Special expertise in procedures like FNA, Bone Marrow aspirations, biopsy.
  • Expert treatment like monoclonal antibodies and targeted therapies.
  • Highly specialized chemotherapy and its safe administration
  • Comprehensive treatment planning according to National Cooperative Cancer Network (NCCN) guideline.
  • Daycare chemotherapy for those who do not wish to stay in the hospital.
  • Early detections of cancer through a systematic screening programme for asymptomatic individuals especially those in the high risk group.
  • Cancer prevention and control services for high risk individuals for preventing the development of cancer.

Procedures we perform

While performing the procedures we take care of the emotional, physical and financial aspect of patients and their families.

Routine Procedures:

  • Bone Marrow Aspiration and biopsy
  • Central line placement and its care
  • Lumbar puncture
  • FNA, Tru-cut biopsies
  • Pleural aspirations
  • Pleurodesis
  • Ascitic fluid aspiration

Special Procedures:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Chemotherapy through peripheral line
  • Chemotherapy through chemoport
  • Chemotherapy via a portable pump
  • Intraperitoneal chemotherapy
  • Intrathecal chemotherapy
  • Intravesical chemotherapy and immunotherapy
  • Intra-arterial chemotherapy

Special Clinics

Certain cancer requires much more focussed attention. We at MIMS Oncology Center know this fact better than most others. These special clinics are specially designed to get better treatment outcome.

  • Leukemia / Lymphoma clinic The treatment of leukemia and lymphoma require special care and follow up. This clinic provides an aggressive chemotherapy and its supportive care and also arranges an organized follow up of these patients.
  • Breast cancer clinic A multidisciplinary comprehensive cancer care is arranged through this clinic for breast cancer patients. Services offered includes treatment planning, breast conservation, breast reconstructions, cosmetic advice and follow up of breast cancer patients.
  • Paediatric Oncology clinic Children with cancer requires tender loving care. This clinic offers diagnosis, treatment and supportive care of all paediatric cancers. Follow up for early relapses and late effects of treatment related problems are also carried out.

BMT (Bone Marrow Transplant)

MIMS Oncology Centre has a dedicated comprehensive Bone Marrow Transplantation service.

  • Autologus Stem Cell Transplant for patients with hematological & solid malignancies

Dept. of Surgical Oncology

Multidisciplinary approach to management of all cancer. Advanced surgical Oncological procedure for cancers of all sites.

  • Special Areas
  • Musculoskeletal - Limb salvage surgeries with custom megaprosthesis.
  • Minimally invasive oncological procedure - Dependent on site (Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy,
  • Breast - Oncoplastic Breast Cancer surgery
  • Head and Neck - All resection procedure and advanced reconstructive procedures.

Dept. of Radiation Oncology

Utilising ionizing radiation for treatment of tumours.

  • Eclipse (Varian) Treatement Planning Software User-friendly, state of-the-art radiation treatement planning and delivery system.
  • High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy Rapid, short-range, focused ultra-high radiation dose delivery through intracavitary / interstitial implats.
  • IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy) Precise, rapid dose delivery with maximum normal tissue sparing.
  • Salient features
  • 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy - Better tissue dose conformity in comparison with conventional radiation therapy.

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