Dr. Asha Kapadia

Chief of Medicine & Head, Department of Oncology

MD (USA), DABP


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Dr. Sachin Almel

Section Co-ordinator of Medical Oncology

M.B.B.S, M.D (Int. Med), D.M (Med. Oncology)


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Dr. Suparna Rao

Consutant - Medical Oncology

MBBS, MD


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Medical Oncology

Medical oncology focuses on treatment of cancers by administering drugs to destroy the cancer cells For best results, medical oncology is often used in combination with radiation and / or surgical oncology.

A team of highly experienced oncologists, after carefully considering  patient's cancer stage, clinical condition, and various diagnostics test results, which include lab tests, imaging procedures and nuclear medicine procedures in certain cases, create a treatment profile. This ensures that each treatment plan is personalised, accurate, efficient and best suited to deliver the desired outcome for the patient.

Chemotherapy – It is cancer treatment which  involves drugs or their combination with a curative intent, or to prolong life or to reduce symptoms. Many a times chemotherapy is given in combination with radiation and / or surgical procedures to treat cancer with better outcomes

Immunotherapy -   It is a cancer treatment in which a patient’s immue cells are activated to fight the cancer

Targeted Therapy - It is cancer treatment which targets proteins that control the growth , division and spread of cancer cells

Hormone Therapy -  In this type of cancer treatment, medicines  slow or stop the growth of cancers by targeting the hormones that use these hormones to grow

Customized Multi-modality Therapies

Autologous bone marrow transplant facility -  Bone Marrow Aspiration / Biopsy

Biopsies (Included Under Imaging Guidance)

Pleural Tapping

Ascitic Fluid Tapping etc.

Port Insertions + Flushing

Imaging

Rehabilitation Services including stoma rehabilitation, speech rehabilitation and occupational therapy

BMT Center

The medical oncology department has two dedicated day care centers which administer treatment providing the finest  patient experiences with best outcomes. These centres have a nurse to patient ratio of 1:3, the best in the city of Mumbai. The services are monitored by Oncology team, who are present throughout the session. There is dedicated section section for in patient admissions, with specially trained oncology nurses, along with doctors, to ensure patient convenience and the best treatment.