Best Oncology Hospital in Zirakpur
Amcare offers Best Oncologist in Zirakpur
The Oncology Department at Amcare Hospital offers a holistic integrated care by consolidating views of experts in Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, and Medical Oncology. We specialize in treating cancers affecting Breast, Head and Neck, Lung, Gastrointestinal and others. We believe in treating Cancer with a combination of Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Surgery and Targeted Therapy.
The Oncology Department can be broadly divided into three divisions which are as follows:
Surgical Oncology: Surgery plays most important role in curing majority of cancers. The department of surgical oncology offers both outpatient and inpatient services for screening, diagnosis & treatment of cancer patients round the clock. The surgical procedures done are major Head & Neck resections, surgeries for GI cancer, Breast, Colorectal, Gynae malignancies & Uro-oncology. Amcare being a multi-speciality hospital, patients of high risk & multiple comorbidities are managed under one roof. Our aim is to give excellent results and good quality of life to the patients.
Medical Oncology: This department has a well equipped cancer day care centre for preparing and administering drugs as per the international guidelines. Every patient is given personalized attention and care. The department also offers facilities for high dose chemotherapy.
Radiation Therapy: Radiation therapy treats cancer by using high energy to kill tumor cells. The goal is to kill or damage cancer cells without hurting healthy cells. Different people have different side effects with radiation. There may be little or only mild side effects from the treatment. The side effects are less with latest form of radiotherapy with high- end machines.
Medical & Surgical Oncology Procedures:
Skin cancer is an anomalous growth of skin cells most often because of unrepaired DNA damage. This triggers mutation in skin cells causing them to multiply in an uncontrolled manner, resulting in malignant tumors. Primarily, skin cancer develops in areas that are exposed to sunlight. It affects all sorts of individuals, although people with light colored skin are at a higher risk of developing skin cancer (as they can sunburn easily). Compared with the compound incidence of breast, lung, prostate and colon cancers, there are more new cases of skin cancer registered every year.
When abnormal cells start to grow in the thyroid gland, it leads to thyroid cancer. Unlike other cancer types, thyroid cancer is often detected in its early stage and can be treated well in time by the doctors. Before treating thyroid cancer, there are a few things that are taken into consideration. Type of cancer, extent of disease (stage) along with the age of patient are the major things that determine how the doctors would go about the treatment.
Prostate gland is located below the urinary bladder in men. Prostate cancer occurs when malignant (cancerous) cells develop in the tissues of the prostate. It is one of the most common cancers in men. Prostate cancer is usually seen in men after the age of 50 years but the risk increases with increasing age. Prostate cancer can spread to local tissues around the prostate, to lymph nodes and distant sites, most commonly bones.
When malignant cancers (cancer cells) grow, they interfere in the functioning of the body, and other normal brain functions. There are two types of brain cancer:
Primary Brain Cancer – A brain is made up of many different types of cells and when any one type of cells loses its normal features, it develops into cancer.
Metastatic Brain Cancer – It is a cancer which occurs in any other part of the body and then move to the brain. Some of the most common cancers that spread to the brain are kidney, breast and lung cancers.
Neuroblastoma is a cancer that occurs during childhood. In most of the cases, neuroblastoma is diagnosed in children with age up to 5 years.
Most often, it has been observed that neuroblastoma starts to occur around the adrenal glands that consist of cells as similar to nerve cells. But, it can also be found in places where the nerve cells are cluttered.
Liver cancer, also known as hepatocellular cancer, is a cancer that originates in the liver itself. If the cancer originates in another part of the body and spreads to the liver, it is known as liver metastases. Tumors that originate in the colon, lung, breast, pancreas, stomach, and other organs and spread to the liver through the bloodstream can also give rise to liver cancer.