The surgical oncology team at MGCH & RI is committed to exploring every treatment option available to you.
The Department of Surgical Oncology provides sophisticated, innovative surgical procedures and compassionate cancer care. The surgical oncology team comprising surgical oncologists, nurses, surgical technicians, anesthesiologists, and other cancer professionals owe diverse expertise in treating all types and stages of cancer and are committed to exploring every treatment option available to the patient.
Our surgical oncologists are experienced in performing advanced surgical procedures for cancer The Laparoscopic Surgery Unit is equipped to do many major types of diagnostic & therapeutic procedures.
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Surgery plays a pivotal role in management of most solid cancers. While surgery alone is adequate for early cancers, most advanced tumors require multi modality treatment. The department of Surgical Oncology has dedicated surgical specialists, for management of cancers of the head neck, breast, thorax, gastro-intestinal tract, female reproductive system and genitor urinary tract. These team of specialists are complemented by reconstructive surgeon (for complex reconstruction including micro-vascular free flaps after ablative surgery for oral and other cancer), radiologists for accurate imaging with latest machines and onco-pathologist for tissue diagnosis and staging, intensivists, other medical and rehabilitation specialist of the hospital. The head and neck team has surgeons with vast experience in complex surgical procedures including cranio-facial surgery, conservative laryngeal surgery, and voice rehabilitation procedures after laryngectomy. For diseases of breast we have a dedicated surgeon who specializes in conservative breast surgery, oncoplastic surgery and breast reconstructive surgery. The thoracic and uro-oncosurgeons have vast experience in complex surgical procedures and have performed large number of minimal invasive procedures for management of tumours of esophagus, lung, kidney, bladder and prostate. Cancers of female reproductive system are managed by a dedicated gynec-onco surgeon.