Cancer and Tumors

Oncology

Oncology is branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of tumors and cancer. It includes medical oncology (the use of chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and other drugs to treat cancer), radiation oncology (the use of radiation therapy to treat cancer), and surgical oncology (the use of surgery and other procedures to treat cancer).

Survival of cancer has significantly improved over the past years due to improved screening, diagnostic methods and treatment options with targeted therapy. Leukemia, Lymphoma, Germ cell tumors and early stage solid tumors which were once incurable have become curable malignancies now.

Some common subspecialties, conditions and procedures include:

  • Neuro-oncology: focuses on cancers of brain.
  • Ocular oncology: focuses on cancers of eye.
  • Head and neck oncology: focuses on cancers of oral cavity, nasal cavity, oropharynx, hypopharyx and larynx.
  • Thoracic oncology: focuses on cancers of lung, mediastinum, oesophagus and pleura.
  • Breast oncology: focuses on cancers of breast
  • Gastrointestinal oncology: focuses on cancers of stomach, colon, rectum, anal canal, liver, gallbladder, pancreas.
  • Bone and musculoskeletal oncology: focuses on cancers of bones and soft tissue.
  • Genitourinary oncology: focuses on cancers of genital and urinary system.
  • Gynecologic oncology: focuses on cancers of the female reproductive system.
  • Pediatric oncology: concerned with the treatment of cancer in children.
  • Hemato oncology: focuses on cancers of blood and stem cell transplantation
  • Geriatric oncology: focuses on cancers in elderly population.
  • Pain and palliative oncology: focuses on treatment of end stage cancer to alleviate the suffering.
  • Molecular oncology: focuses on molecular diagnostic methods in oncology.
  • Oncopathology: focuses on histopathological diagnosis of cancer
  • Nuclear medicine oncology: focuses on diagnosis and treatment of cancer with radiopharmaceuticals.

SJM Hospital provides several services in the area of cancer care, including outpatient and inpatient care. Supporting services such as diagnostic imaging, pathology and pharmacy ensure patients have access to most heath care facilities under one roof. Our doctors and clinical care staff are experienced and trained to treat clients with the utmost care. Some commonly treated conditions and procedures at SJM Hospital include medical as well as pharmacological treatment for a wide range of both benign and malignant tumors.

Request Online

Request an appointment or health check.

Out-patient hours: All days
10 am - 2 pm and 6 pm - 8 pm

Emergency hours: Always open

Browse health check plans

Call us

For appointments, inquiries or emergency.

General calls: All days
9 am to 8 pm

Emergency calls: Always open

+91 120 2419 900,
+91 120 2419 911
India Time

Visit us

Appointments given priority over walk-ins.

Out-patient hours: All days
10 am - 2 pm and 6 pm - 8 pm

Emergency hours: Always open

SJM Chowk on NH-24
Plot No. 2, Chhijarsi
Sector 63, Noida, India