Cancer incidence in India has increased enormously over the last decade due to a number of factors. Now there is tremendous advances in diagnostic technologies including molecualr diagnosis and cancer genetic testings. The treatment for cancer has also improved a great deal and now can be treated by a combination of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy. However individual patients may require only one or two of those treatments. We at Prakriya Hospitals believe that comprehensive cancer care should be available in our community and therefore our specialists are trained to treat the disease surgically, medically and through radiation. We are providing surgical oncology and medical oncology services and are developing a state of the art radiation oncology services. We have well-equipped chemotherapy wards and a day care facility. Our experienced chemotherapy nurses will be with you all along during the treatment.
The word Cancer will always induce fear in most people. However, with the rapid advances seen in Medical Science particularly in Cancer Research and the treatment’s integration with technology we are now able to cure or at least control majority of cancers. Hence people should not be scared and should have positive approach and meet cancer experts when they develop symptoms of cancer
Oncology is the branch of Medicine that deals with diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer. It also educates people on the different types of cancers and related treatments. Treatment of Cancer is usually a long drawn process. However, it also requires a medical team which is competent enough to study the patient in great depth and quickly decide on the course of treatment. This is where the highly professional multi-disciplinary team of doctors which would include Surgical Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, intervention radiologists and pathologists at Prakriya Hospital in Bangalore have made a tremendous amount of difference to Cancer treatment.
A Medical Oncologist will treat Cancer with treatment procedures like Chemotherapy, Biological therapy, Hormone therapy, Targeted Therapy and Immuno Therapy. Based on the symptoms presented by the patient, a medical oncologist will assess the patient and arrange for diagnostic tests including staging scans. Once the diagnosis is made discussion will be made on the type of treatment required and its duration. Before commencing the treatment, the patient is advised to undergo few more tests and physical examination to assess the fitness of the patient. Most of the treatments under Medical Oncology are day care procedures and the patient can leave the hospital at the end of the day depending upon his overall health condition.
A Surgical Oncologist treats complex cancer cases through Surgery. Sometimes, patients may require to undergo treatments like Chemotherapy and Surgery to remove harmful and dangerous tumours. Care and Dedication has been the driving force for our versatile team of Surgical oncologits who have treated many complicated cases successfully. Some of the cases include Breast Cancer, gynoecological Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer, Lung cancer, oesophageal and other gastro intestinal cancer and Pancreatic Cancer. Our surgical oncologists work in tandem with specialists from other closely connected fields of medicine like cardiology and radiology to ensure that there is no compromise in quality at any stage of treatment.
Musculoskeletal Oncologists specialize in treating soft tissue and bone tumors. They often form a part of a multidisciplinary team involving specialists such as Orthopaedic oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and GI surgeons, Radiologists and pathologists. The patient’s treatment is decided by the attending medical team based on the size and location of the tumour. Prakriya Hospital in Bangalore has the best cancer treatment program in place that combines state-of-the-art infrastructure with surgical expertise. Our oncologists have received extensive training in some of the best Cancer Research Centres in India and Overseas. They have successfully treated conditions like tumors in the limbs, pelvis, and shoulders, benign and malignant tumors, metastatic disease of bone, primary bone malignancy, sarcoma, and pathologic fractures due to malignancy in children and adults.
Gastro Oncologists focus on the diagnosis and treatment of cancers that affect the digestive system and Gastrointestinal Tract. Gastro Oncologists look into treating cancers of Stomach, Liver, Gall Bladder, Small Intestine, Colon, Anal canal and Rectum. At Prakriya Hospitals in Bangalore, our Gastrointestinal Oncology division is well trained to handle such complications. The diagnosis and treatment of gastric malignancies are handled by some of the foremost experts from the field. Our center has advanced treatment facilities and expertise for a range of Gastrointestinal Cancers followed by a comprehensive recovery program. They have been trained to perform complex liver surgeries and to perform Liver transplant procedures for patients with liver cancer
Neurooncologists work exclusively in diagnosing, treating and managing brain tumours. With high percentage of brain tumour cases, there is an extensive need to combine teamwork, experience and technology, to handle the issue. This is where our Neurooncologists at Prakriya Hospital in Bangalore are good at. In addition to adult cases, the hospital also handles Paediatric Neuro Oncology and Neurosurgery for children. The hospital has set up an excellent infrastructure with high performance diagnostic equipment and research labs to back up correct diagnosis with high quality treatment.
Able to perform complex procedures like bronchoscopy, Thoracoscopy and pleural biopsy to help in histological diagnosis of tumours in the chest and lung. Also perform procdures ro clear the fluid in the lungs to help patients with lung and other cancers with the breathing difficulties. I frequired they also perform stenting of breathing tube.
Specially trained Radiologists who are able to perform complex biopsy procedures which would help in cancer diagnosis. They also perform procedures like PICC line which would help in chemotherapy delivery. Drainage of fluids from lung and abdomen, placing the tubes to drain blocked urine, drain the blocked liver drainage and inserting feeding tubes which would help in managing very ill cancer patients.