Dr. D.C. Doval
Medical Oncology & Chief of Breast & Thoracic Services
Dr. Vineet Talwar
Sr. Consultant, Medical Oncology
Dr. Dinesh Bhurani
Director Hemato Oncology & BMT
Dr. Ullas Batra
Consultant & Chief of Thoracic Medical Oncology
Department of Medical Oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, offers state-of-the-art treatment modalities, including autologous and allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant. There is a substantial patient workload, which is taken care by highly qualified and experienced Medical Oncologists, Pediatric Oncologists and Hematologist, who works full time for this institute. Facilities are available to undertake outpatients' Chemotherapy in specialized day care units. The hospital's medical oncology department includes specially trained nursing staff that assists in administration of Chemotherapy, in both Day Care as well as Inpatients. Chemotherapy Drug mixing is done at a separately designated area, under laminar air flow, to ensure patient & staff safety to prevent health hazards. In order to make administration of chemotherapy safe and more patient friendly, use of central catheters and ports is a routine in the department.
Since the establishment of Bone Marrow Transplant facilities, successful autologous stem cell transplants as well as Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant have been carried out at a very cost effective package. The transplant unit has modern facilities with rooms for strict isolation, that are looked after by a big team of dedicated nursing staff. The medical oncology department at the hospital is also backed by a modern and highly efficient blood bank offering facility for blood & blood components including Platelet Apheresis round the clock. A large number of Pediatric Patients are also being treated at this medical oncology hospital.