OPD Services including second opinion
Tumour Board Services
Every new patient is discussed among group of doctors which includes onco physician, onco surgeon, pathologist, radiologist, emergency doctor. Case is debated, argued upon to figure out the best treatment for patient. Tumor board also serves one important purpose, no single person can dictate treatment based on personal choice. It has to be up to the mark to the latest scientific evidence.
Day Care Chemotherapy
Majority of chemotherapy treatment do not require admission. Chemotherapy is administered by experienced nursing staff under supervision of trained medical oncologist only. Before chemotherapy, our nurse will ask you questions, assess you, take your vitals. Medical oncologist then orders chemotherapy which is mixed in a separate chamber (a very crucial step Chemotherapy, if not properly mixed, can cause bad adverse effects & may be less effective). After that, chemotherapy is administered under supervision. Before final discharge, patient is assessed again and then discharged.
In Patient Admissions
Which includes 24 hours of admission. Our staff, rooms, service all will make sure that your recovery from illness is faster and comfortable.
Vascular Access Catheters
This includes Chemo port insertion and PICC insertion. These are specialized Cannulas which make Chemo administration more scientific and easy.
Dedicated Breast Services
We take pride that we have a dedicated team which offers comprehensive treatment for all ailments related to breast.
Surgery in cancer remains one of the oldest and still most challenging treatment. During surgery, even if 2% of cancer is left behind, chances of relapse becomes very high. We have a dedicated team of surgeons who are skilled at removing specialized type of tumour.
Onco- Counselling (psycho oncology)
70% of patients suffering from cancer also have ‘major’ depression. 50% of them can’t sleep in the night. 30% of couples are divorced or get separated because they can’t cope up. All these can be taken care of by a person trained to do so. All you need to do is trust him/ her and realize that you need help. Rest will be taken care by our experts.
Oncology rehabilitation describes a wide range of therapies designed to help you build strength and endurance, regain independence, reduce stress and maintain the energy you need to participate in daily activities that are important to you.
There are several myths about diet and cancer. Our dietician will sit with you, understand your preferences, your religious requirements, your other ailments and then prescribe a diet for you.
Cancer research is making significant advancements daily. The old concept of ‘one chemotherapy fits all’ has gone out of the window. Chemotherapy treatment is now tailored to combat an individual’s tumor. This information is gathered from the plethora of molecular tests available these days.
W Pratiksha’s Oncology Department has expertise in specialized molecular tests. They can help you get the right chemotherapy drugs for your cancer, so that you gain maximum benefit and suffer from the least amount of side effects.