Medical Oncology

The department of Medical Oncology in VIMS & RC has a dedicated and compassionate team of super-specialists who practice evidence based medicine and provides medical expertise for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of solid and haematological malignancies in children and adults.


From its inception in 2007 as a separate subspeciality at the institute, the Department of Medical Oncology has been involved in patient care services in almost all divisions of oncology including Breast, Gastrointestinal, Head & neck, Lung, Bone, Soft tissue sarcomas, Gynaec-oncology, Uro-oncology, Leukemia, Lymphoma and Pediatric tumours.


The Department of Medical Oncology is one of the most cost effective centres in South India providing comprehensive chemotherapy services including stem cell transplant. Our Department caters to patients requiring chemotherapy as inpatients and daycare. Specialised methods of administering chemotherapy including the use of indwelling catheters and chemo ports, HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal chemotherapy), intravesical chemotherapy and intrathecal chemotherapy are available at our centre. In addition to this, the Department of Medical Oncology undertakes Autologous Bone Marrow Transplantation for both solid and haematological malignancies.

OUR TEAM
Dr.Shashidhar V Karpurmath

Dr.Shashidhar V Karpurmath
(MBBS, MD(INTERNAL MEDICINE),DM (MEDICAL ONCOLOGY))

Head of Medical Oncology

Dr.Manjunath Nandennavar

Dr.Manjunath Nandennavar

MD,DM

Dr.Veerendra Angadi

Dr.Veerendra Angadi

MD,DM

Dr.Roshan Koshy

Dr.Roshan Koshy Jacob

MD,DM

Our Sub Services

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy uses anticancer drugs to kill the rapidly dividing cancer cells in the body.


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Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy, also called biologic therapy, is a type of cancer treatment that boosts the body's natural defenses to fight cancer.

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Targeted Therapy

Targeted Therapy

As a form of molecular personalized medicine, targeted therapy blocks the growth of cancer cells.


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Hormonal Therapy

Hormonal Therapy

Hormone therapy as a cancer treatment may involve taking medicines that block the activity of the hormone.



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Bone Marrow Transplantation

Bone Marrow Transplantation

A bone marrow transplant is a procedure to replace diseased or destroyed bone marrow with healthy bone marrow stem cells.

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HIPEC

HIPEC

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is a highly concentrated, heated chemotherapy treatment delivered directly.


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Pediatric Cancers

Pediatric Cancers

Cancer is rare in children, but can happen. Cancers in the children require special expertise.

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Daycare and Wards

Daycare and Wards

Patients requiring drug infusion which last a few hours are treated in Daycare.


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Medical Oncology Services

Medical Oncology Services - Others

Routine Histopathology,
Immunohistochemistry (IHC)

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