Department Hospital

Medical Oncology

Our Services

Overview

With the rising number of cancer patients and with the need for comprehensive cancer care facility, the Department of Medical Oncology, at Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, offers a wide range of cancer treatment options, having a well-equipped team of highly qualified Medical Oncologists and Haemato-oncologists experienced in diagnosis, treatment planning, Chemotherapy procedures, targeted therapy, Bone marrow Transplantation and Hormonal Therapy to all patients of all age groups with solid organ tumors and Haematological malignancies.The department also owns a well-equipped Bone marrow transplant unit, which started rendering services from Dec 2021, and aims at delivering utmost cost-effective care to the transplant patients, with inclusion of the best possible infrastructure and facilities.The Medical Oncology department also has a well-functioning Clinical Research Unit (CRU), which hosts three different types of Govt. funded projects (NOCI-BIRAC, HCC & ICMR-HBCR), mainly focusing on cancer registry and conducting clinical trials.

Our Facilities

  • Systemic therapy of all cancers
    •  Chemotherapy
    • Immunotherapy
    •  Targeted therapy
  • Paediatric oncology
  • Paediatric and adult leukemia unit

  • Precision oncology
  • Day care therapy unit and Procedure room
  • Bone marrow transplantation Unit Autologous
  • Allogenic

    Related 

    Maternal unrelated

     Haploidentical donor transplantion

  • Neutropenia ICU with Semi ICU facility
  • Clinical research unit
  • Molecular oncology lab
  • Comprehensive cancer registry

Faculty

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Dr. Anil Jose Thazhath


Professor & HOD
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Dr. Sunu Lazar Cyriac


Associate Professor
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Dr. Unnikrishnan P


Assistant Professor

Our Services

  • Outpatient services

     services available on all working days from 8:00AM to 4:00PM

    Special evening OPD facility available on specific days in a week from (5:00PM TO 7:00PM)

    Various speciality clinic services including breast clinic , Head and neck clinic, Genitourinary, Gynaec oncology clinic, GIT clinic, chest clinic and other clinical services available with the aim of delivering the best possible updated treatment.

  • Minor OPD procedures

     Various OPD procedures such as bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, blood and blood product transfusions, central line care, dressings etc are being carried out in a well facilitated set up by well trained doctors and nursing staff.

  • Daycare chemotherapy

    Different chemotherapy protocols are being delivered on a day care basis for which department owns a ( 17 bedded) day care chemotherapy room with well trained staffs functioning from morning 9:00Am to 4:00pm on all working days.

  • Oncology neutropenia ICU

    Department of Medical Oncology is also equipped with an ICU which functions exclusively with well trained ICU nursing and supportive staff. for handling neutropenia and other oncological emergencies.

  • Bone marrow transplantation

    Department is updated with Bone marrow transplantation unit which handles both autologous and allogenic transplants , aiming at delivering utmost cost effective and high quality care to all the transplant patients.

  • Research activities

     The department also has a well-functioning Clinical Research Unit (CRU) which hosts different types of projects (NOCI-BIRAC, HCC &

    ICMR-HBCR). CRU also handles hospital based cancer registry and clinical trials , which offer a great opportunity for cancer patients in getting the latest treatment.

  • Academics

     The department of Medical oncology is the first in private sector, under the Kerala University of Health Sciences to get approval for an annual intake of DM seats per year. The department provides one of the best evidence based training in the subject with various other academic activities like clinical discussion, journal clubs, presentations and discussions.

  • Tumor board(multidisciplinary)

     As this institute is a comprehensive cancer centre, alll the complicated oncology cases are discussed in detail for planning the best treatment in a multidisciplinary board consisting of medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologist