Medical Oncology & Hematology

Medical Oncology & Hematology

The Medical Oncology and Hematology department is a specialized branch of internal medicine focused on cancer (oncology) and blood-related disorders (hematology).

Here’s an overview:
Medical Oncology: Specialized physicians in this field diagnose and treat different kinds of cancer using therapies like chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, and hormonal therapy.
They also provide supportive care to manage side effects and collaborate with other specialists for comprehensive cancer care.

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Hematology: Hematologists diagnose and treat blood disorders such as anemia, bleeding disorders, clotting disorders, and blood cancers like leukemia , lymphoma and Myeloma. Treatments may include blood transfusions, stem cell transplants, and medications.

Research and Clinical Trials: This department is actively involved in research and clinical trials, offering innovative treatments and advancing knowledge. Clinical trials help to test new therapies and identify novel treatments for cancer and blood disorders.

Collaborative Care: They work closely with surgeons, radiation oncologists, pathologists, and radiologists to provide multidisciplinary care and create personalized treatment plans.

Overall, this department provides comprehensive, personalized, and evidence-based care to improve outcomes and quality of life for patients with cancer and blood disorders, with a focus on research and collaboration with other specialists.