Surgical Oncology department at PRK Hospitals offers comprehensive care that includes diagnosis and treatment of various types of Cancers. Our oncology team has experienced medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists who can find the best possible management for an individual patient considering the physical, social, psychological and emotional status of the patient. Our Oncologists are closely associated with other teams like specialized in plastic surgery, gastroenterology, urology, cardiothoracic surgery, radiology, medical genetics, pathology, palliative care, physiotherapy etc.
Our specialist oncologists perform various surgeries with comprehensive state-of-art facilities. We provide surgical Oncology services for below:
Surgical Oncology is a branch of medicine that focuses on surgical treatments of tumors. Specialists who treat various tumors are called as oncologists. These oncologists treat cancers involving treatments like chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone therapy etc. Depending on the severity of the tumor latest techniques like laparoscopy or robotic surgery are used to remove the tumor.
Procedures involved in Surgical Oncology:
Surgery works in different ways to treat cancer:
Surgery might be sometimes associated with some problems but these could be managed when you contact your doctor or healthcare team. The common problems that occur are:
The body undergoes many changes when you undergo any kind of surgery. Your body requires enough nutrition to cope the stress and to help in proper healing of your body post-surgery. Special diet containing of a high-protein, high-calorie diet is required before surgery. You should always talk with your doctor and/or a dietician to help with eating problems caused by surgery.
At PRK Super Specialty Hospitals, every care-giver follows the fundamentals of healing, by providing care & support while helping you understand the importance of working towards a common goal of healing.