Oncology

Overview

Ivy hospital considered in the list of India’s Top Cancer Hospitals. To the Cancer patients who had badly lost their hope of getting healthy again, Ivy Hospital emerged as a miracle for them with a light of hope. Here at Ivy Hospital, we serve a holistic and integrated treatment with the vast knowledge of experts in Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, and Surgical Oncology.

Cancer Care department at Ivy Hospital, Mohali is equipped with latest technology cancer diagnosing and treatment machines as well as surgical and radiation Oncology specialists and also the diagnostic consultants that offer comprehensive Cancer Care to the patients. Our expert team of Oncologists handles every case together and decides on the best line of cancer treatment for a particular patient. We believe in treating Cancer with a combination of Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Surgery and Targeted Therapy. We are totally ready for treating complex conditions like cancers of prostate, cervix, colon/rectum, as well as heart tumors.
Our mission is to take the fight against cancer to the next level, and redefine clinical benchmarks and outcomes.

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
Medical oncology is a branch of oncology which treats cancer using medication, including chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, etc. This department aims at increasing the life expectancy and optimizing the quality of life of cancer patients by curative chemotherapy, supportive and palliative care. The department manages all kinds of hematological and solid cancers in accordance with standard of care practice international guidelines. The department also provides important consultation regarding hematological problems to other specialities like cardiology, nephrology, neurology and critical care.

• Chemotherapy
• Hormonal Therapy
• Biological Therapy
• Immunotherapy

RADIATION ONCOLOGY
Radiation oncologists treat cancer using radiation therapy by the use of high-energy x-rays or other particles to destroy cancer cells. Almost two third of the patients suffering from cancer need this treatment at some point. Different types of radiation therapy may be administered depending upon the type, size, and location of the cancer cells.

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY
The Department of Surgical Oncology was established in 2007 and was one of the earliest Surgical Oncology departments in this region. The department has grown strength to strength, abreast with latest developments and moving towards the goal of adequate cancer surgery along with function/ organ preservation in time with the internationally accepted treatment standards and guidelines. It is the best center for cancer treatment and research, catering to the needs of people of the tricity and adjoining states. The department has several innovative and pioneering work in cancer control, treatment, research and training to its credit. The department has several innovative and pioneering work in cancer control, treatment, research, and training to its credit. The department provides a thorough surgical care, starting with establishing the diagnosis, through comprehensive staging of the tumor, ontologically sound surgery and a high standard of post-operative care. We Comprehensive Cancer Care Center with full-fledged departments of Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Pediatric Oncology, and supported by allied services such as Plastic surgery, Critical care medicine, Anaesthesiology, Pathology, Radiology, Micrology, Nutrition and Transfusion Medicine.

On an average, 400 major oncological surgeries are performed by the department in a year. The spectrum of surgeries includes basic, advanced and supra major complex resection and reconstructions.
Procedures for head and neck (including Thyroid and Salivary Gland tumors)
Breast and gynaecological cancers (Ovary, Cervix and Endometrial cancers)
Major procedures performed are all types of Oesophageal cancer surgeries, Hepato-pancreatico-biliary cancer surgeries (Liver, Bile duct and Pancreatic tumours), upper and lower Gastrointestinal cancer surgeries (Stomach, Colon and Rectal cancers), Thoracic cancer surgeries (Lung, Trachea, Mediastinal neoplasms including Thymus gland tumor), Limb salvage surgery (Bone and soft tissue tumors)
Pelvic exenteration
Minimally invasive cancer surgeries include advanced laparoscopic and thoracoscopic (VATS- Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery) surgeries.

Services offered
Thoracoscopic (VATS) surgery- Esophageal cancer, Lung and Mediastinal tumors
Laparoscopic surgery- Stomach, Pancreas, Colorectal, Gynecological and Urological  cancers
TAMIS- Transanal Minimally Invasive surgery for early rectal cancers
Intersphincteric resection (ISR)- Sphincter preserving surgery for low rectal cancer
Conservative surgery- Breast, Limb saving surgery, Nephron sparing for kidney cancer
Sentinel node- Breast, Gynecological and Urological cancers
Pelvic Exenterative surgery- Colorectal, Gynec and Urological cancers
Lung and liver surgery/ metastasectomy
Plastic reconstruction- Local and free flaps
Chemotherapy venous access devices insertion

TUMOR BOARD
“An integral part of the state-of-the-art cancer center”

A well established multi-disciplinary system where medical oncologist, surgical oncologist, radiation oncologist,pathologist, radiologist discuss and plan out management of rare and difficult cancer care. It is also a robust audit of patient care by inputs from all specialists.

Important updates are also discussed to keep each and everyone in the department abreast of recent knowledge of rapidly involving cancer treatment.

Conditions and Treatments

RADICAL SURGERY

Radical surgery is done for the removal of the tumor and its associated tissue for the cure of the patient.

CONSERVATIVE CANCER SURGERY

Surgery is done to conserve the form or function of the organ despite the removal of the whole tumor and some normal tissue around the tumor.

CYTOREDUCTIVE SURGERY

Removal of maximum amount of tumor or any nearby tissues to which cancer may have spread so that chemotherapy can eradicate the remaining cancer.

METASTECTOMY

Surgical removal of secondary cancerous growths that have originated from cancer from other parts of the body for relieving symptoms or complete cure of cancer.

PROPHYLACTIC CANCER SURGERY

Removal of a normal organ in order to decrease the chances of cancer in that tissue in later life in high-risk individuals.

PALLIATIVE SURGERY

Surgery aimed to relieve the symptoms caused by cancer, so as to improve the quality of life of a patient when a complete cure for cancer is not possible.

DOCTORS

Our Team

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Dr. Jatin Sarin

Director, Medical Oncology

Oncology

Ivy Hospital, Mohali

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Dr. Vijay Bansal

Consultant- Oncology

Oncology

Ivy Hospital, Mohali

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Dr. Meenakshi Mittal

Consultant Radiation Oncology

Oncology

Ivy Hospital, Mohali

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Dr. Sunigdha

Consultant Radiation Oncology

Oncology

Ivy Hospital, Mohali

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Dr. Hemkant Verma

Consultant Surgical Oncology

Oncology

Ivy Hospital, Mohali

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Dr. Abhinav Mahajan

Consultant Surgical Oncology

Oncology

Ivy Hospital, Amritsar

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Dr. Hemkant Verma

Consultant Surgical Oncology

Oncology

Ivy Hospital, Khanna

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Dr. Ved Prakash Kalra

Consultant- Surgical Oncology

Oncology

Ivy Hospital, Bathinda

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