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Medical Oncology is a type of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer. At VIMS Hospitals, we strive to offer world-class cancer care services using the latest technology and expertise. The department of medical oncology is responsible for diagnosing and treating all forms of cancer, including both solid tumours and haematological malignancies present in all stages of the disease. Cancer treatment includes diagnostic procedures like tissue biopsy, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, lumbar punctures, and various forms of imaging technology.

Solid Tumors:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Colon
  • Lung
  • Pancreatic Esophageal
  • GIST
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Bone Malignancy
  • Liver
  • Gallbladder cancer
  • Head and neck
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Brain Tumours
  • Neuroendocrine
  • Skin Malignancy
  • Thyroid Cancer

Haematology Malignancies:

  • Lymphoma (Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s)
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
  • Chronic myeloid leukemia ○ Multiple Myeloma

Dr. Satheesh Babu

Consultant – Medical Oncologist


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