Overview

 

Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

 

Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth (tumor) with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. All tumors are not cancerous and do not spread to other parts of the body. These are known as benign tumors. Possible signs and symptoms of cancer include:

 

• A new lump in any part of the body
• Abnormal bleeding
• A prolonged cough
• Unexplained weight loss
• Change in bowel movements

 

The three components which has improved survival rate in cancer are
• Prevention – This is by reduction of risk factors like tobacco & alcohol consumption
• Early diagnosis – Screening of common cancers and comprehensive diagnosis
• Treatment – Medical or surgical oncology

 

Our Services

 

The Oncology department is an excellent team of medical and surgical specialists who provide comprehensive treatment and compassionate care for cancer patients. The services include the various disciplines of medical, radiation, surgical oncology and palliative medicine.

 

Starting from early cancer screening programmes to specialized treatment, our medical team and support services such as laboratory, imaging service, operation theatres, intensive care units and ventilators are available 24 hours a day.

 

To facilitate early diagnosis and decide the course of treatment, the department is equipped with all sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, such as video Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Bronchoscope, Colour Doppler, MRI, CT and Ultrasound scan. Keeping pace with the advances in technology, the Department has facility for Tele medicine. We also have a number of tie-ups with leading research institutions around the globe. The facilities offered include:

 

• Early Cancer detection
• Chemotherapy
• Surgical oncology
• Breast Conservation Surgery
• Pain and Palliative Care
• Emotional support for the patient
• Preventive Oncology
• Hair conservation techniques

 

In addition, the department also runs special clinics such as

 

• Breast Clinic
• Pain Clinic
• Follow-Up Clinic

 

 

Meet our Specialist

Dr. C N Mohanan nair

Dr. C.N.Mohan Nair, MD (AIIMS)

Consultant – Oncology

Consultation timings :

Morning : 9:00AM to 10:30 AM

(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

 

 

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