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Oncology is a medical discipline that centers on treating cancer and tumors, in short, is the medical devoted to cancer. Oncology comprises three main fields: surgical oncology, medical oncology, and radiation oncology. The medical professionals who treat oncology are known as oncologists.

Oncologists diagnose cancer via PET scanning, CT scanning, biopsy, X-ray, endoscopy, MRI, ultrasound, or different radiological approaches. Oncologists use nuclear medication to analyze cancer, as can have blood tests or tumor markers. Oncology is often linked with hematology, which is the branch of medicine that deals with blood and blood-related disorders.

The mission of the Medical Oncology Department is to provide complete care in the diagnosis, monitoring, and healing of all age patients encountering hematological fatalities and solid tumors. We are dedicated to allowing sympathetic care along with specialized medication for patients with different types of cancer via immunotherapy, hormonal therapy, targeted therapy, and chemotherapy. Our multi-disciplinary Tumor committee prescribes a personalized treatment program, for each patient, as per the latest technical and scientific advancements.

The globally appreciated team of hematologists and oncologists here are highly accepted with huge knowledge, experience, and expertise for handling various types of cancer at any stage. To offer superior quality, specialized patient care, we operate jointly with a skilled and committed team of medical specialists including doctors from other sub-specialty disciplines, consultants, radiologists, physiotherapists, surgeons, behavioral researchers, palliative care specialists, and nutritionists.

Oncologists focus on controlling drug medications for people with initial and complex cancers that attack the bones, organs, muscles, and adjoining tissue. Though, people with some early-stage cancers may be treated with surgery or radiation therapy alone and may not need the care of an oncologist.

Treatments conducted by oncologists are:

  • Immunotherapy
  • Targeted drug therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Experimental therapies
  • Biological therapy
  • Other systemic treatments

Oncologists at MR Hospital have vast expertise in the diagnosis and treating varieties of cancer, comprising:

  • Breast cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Brain tumors
  • Lung cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Other gynecological cancers
  • Sarcomas
  • Melanoma
  • Neuroendocrine tumors
  • Prostate cancer
  • Biliary cancers
  • Nonmelanoma skin cancer
  • Leukaemia

Types Of Oncologists

Medical Oncologist

Medical oncologists cure cancer patients via biological therapies, hormonal therapies, chemotherapy, and other focused treatments. People usually visit a medical oncologist in case they found any initial symptoms of cancer.Medical oncologists assist patients to handle side effects by better monitoring and maintaining their overall health.

Radiation Oncologist

To target and kill cancer cells, radiation oncologists prefer high-energy photon rays. As part of their cancer care, about 50% of all cancer cases will have radiation therapies.Some cancers react most beneficial to little “seeds” of irradiated element rooted in the afflicted area, while others react best to strong radiation rays that are so intensely focused they are known as “radiosurgery.”

Surgical Oncologist

Once after confirming that you have cancer, you prefer to visit a surgical oncologist. They usually do biopsies, taking a small part of affected tissue to check it for cancer cells.If it is found cancers in the tested cells, oncologists suggest you to remove the tumor and enclosing tissues as soon as possible. The Surgical oncologists help you plan for, execute the thing in order, and also help you recover from the surgical procedures you have gone through.


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