Medical Oncology

The Department of Medical Oncology provides state-of-the-art services in the management of cancer through the use of chemotherapy and allied drugs. We offer diagnosis and treatment for the entire gamut of soild tumors and haematological malignancies affecting both adults and children. The team of highly experienced Medical Oncologists work with multi-disciplinary teams with a range of supportive care departments, including the department of Mental & Behavioural Sciences, Clinical Nutrition, Palliative care and Physiotherapy.

Services offered:

Chemotherapy

Regional chemotherapy

Hormonal therapy

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Medical Oncology – Medical Procedures

Active surveillance for prostate cancer

Active surveillance for prostate cancer — Overview covers definition, risks and what to expect.
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BRCA gene test for breast cancer

BRCA gene test — Overview covers definition, results of testing for specific breast cancer genes.
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Bone marrow biopsy and aspiration

Bone marrow biopsy and aspiration — Overview covers definition, risks, results of these procedures.
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Breast biopsy

Breast biopsy — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this breast cancer test.
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CA 125 test

CA 125 test — Overview covers definition, preparation, results of this cancer blood test.
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Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy — Overview covers definition, risks, what to expect during cancer chemotherapy treatment.
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Chemotherapy for breast cancer

Chemotherapy for breast cancer — Comprehensive overview covers risks, what to expect from this cancer treatment.
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Cryotherapy for prostate cancer

Cryotherapy for prostate cancer — Overview covers risks, what to expect, results of this cancer treatment.
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Hormone therapy for breast cancer

Hormone therapy for breast cancer — Overview covers why it's done, risks and results.
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Hormone therapy for prostate cancer

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer — Overview covers risks, what to expect and results
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Liver biopsy

Liver biopsy — Overview covers definition, risks, preparation, results for this procedure to examine liver tissue.
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Lung cancer screening

Lung cancer screening — Find out who should consider lung CT for lung cancer screening.
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Oral cancer screening

Oral cancer screening — Comprehensive overview covers benefits and limitations of tests to detect mouth cancer.
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PSA test

PSA test — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this test for signs of prostate cancer.
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Pap smear

Pap smear — Overview covers risks, results of this cervical cancer detection procedure.
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Sentinel node biopsy

Sentinel node biopsy — Overview covers definition, risks, results of procedure to detect cancer spread.
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Skin biopsy

Skin biopsy — Overview covers definition, risks and what to expect during this skin test.
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Urine cytology

Urine cytology — Overview covers definition, results of this urinary tract and bladder cancer test.
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