Medical - Paediatric Oncology | Paediatric Oncology Super Specialty

Medical Oncology

The department of Medical Oncology in Vydehi Cancer Centre has a dedicated and compassionate team of super-specialists who practice evidence-based cancer care for the management of solid and haematological malignancies in children and adults.

From its inception in 2007, the Department of Medical Oncology has been involved in patient care services in almost all divisions of Oncology including Breast, Gastrointestinal, Head & Neck, Lung, Bone, Soft tissue sarcomas, Gynaeconcology, Uro-oncology, Leukemia, Lymphoma and Pediatric tumours.

The Department of Medical Oncology is one of the most cost-effective center's of South India and provides specialised services in Inpatient and Day care setting and these services include both Allogenic and Autologous Stem cell transplant, HIPEC(Hyper thermic Intraperitoneal chemotherapy), Intravesical Chemotherapy and Intrathecal Chemotherapy apart from Conventional Chemotherapy

 

Sl No Name Designation
1 Dr Shashidhar V Karpurmath Lead and senior Medical Oncologist
2 Dr Manjunath I Nandennavar Senior Medical Oncologist
3 Dr Veerendra A Consultant Medical Oncologist
4 Dr Aditya Nadella Senior Resident , Medical Oncology
5 Dr Tushar Senior Resident, Medical Oncology
6 Dr Esther Senior Resident, Medical Oncology
7 Dr Vishnupriyanka Senior Resident, Medical Oncology
  1. Day care Chemotherapy services for various solid malignancies like cancers of breast, lung , colon , stomach , prostate , cervix , head and neck etc
  2. Day care Chemotherapy services for various hematological malignancies like Non- Hodgkins Lymphoma, Hodgkins Lymphoma , Multiple myeloma etc
  3. Inpatient facilities for treatment of various hematologic malignancies like blood cancers (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemias , Acute Myeloid Leukemias, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemias , Chronic Myeloid leukemias )
  4. Inaptient facilities for administration of neo-adjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapies for bone cancers and soft tissue sarcomas
  5. Sophisticated and Dedicated Bone Marrow Transplant
    ( Stem cell transplant ) unit for performing Allogenic and Autologous transplants
  6. Immunotherapy and Monoclonal antibody treatment for various cancers
  7. HIPEC (Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) administration for various cancers like ovarian cancers, stomach and colon cancers , pseudomyxoma peritonei.
  8. Intrathecal chemotherapy administration for various hematological cancers
  9. Hormonal treatment for various cancers like breast , prostate etc

Supportive services

  • Bone marrow aspiration /Bone marrow biopsies
  • Intrathecal chemotherapy administration
  • Lumbar punctures / abdominal and thorasic paracentesis (ascitic and pleural fluid tapping)
  • Chemoport usage , flushing and dressing

Specialty Clinics

  • Leukemia Clinic- Tuesdays , 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Breast Clinic – Wednesdays , 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Gynaecology-oncology Clinic – Thursdays , 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Outpatient Facilities –

  1. Outpatient consultation rooms with waiting zone
  2. Counselling rooms
  3. Minor OT
  4. Day care facility
  5. Medical Social worker Services

Inpatient Facilities –

  1. Dedicated Bone Marrow Transplant Unit for both Allogenic and Autologous Stem cell Transplants
  2. Medical Oncology wards with dedicated , well trained and compassionate nursing staff with separate male and Female wards
  3. Intensive care unit with well trained Intensivist
  4. Paediatric intensive Care Unit with trained paediatricians
  5. Interventional Radiology services –
    a.Image guided biopsies
    b.Central Venous catheters – PORT , PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter)
    c.Nerve blocks for pain palliation
    d.Transarterial Chemoembolisation
    e.Radio frequency ablation
  6. Diagnostic facilities
       a.Immunohistochemistry
       b.Flow cytometry
       c.Cytogenetics
       d.Molecular tests like RT PCR
       e.NGS (Next Generation Sequencing)
  7. Pain and palliative unit
       a.Morphine
       b.Nerve Blocks
       c.High frequency ultrasound / microwave heat therapy
  8. 24 hours blood and blood components support
  9. 24 hours radiology services like ultrasound/CT /MRI/Mammography/ X ray