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Department of Oncology

Oncology Department of General Hospital, Ernakulam is one of the busiest sections of the institution and is the one of the biggest in Government sector. Around 300 new cancer cases are detected in this department every month, which is even more than that in a government Medical College. Radiotherapy department renders its service to around 100 patients per day.

CANCER DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT FACILITIES

Services provided:

 

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation( Including External Beam RT & Intestinal and intra cavity radiation
  • Pain and Palliative care
  • Home care unit

Imaging:

 

  • Digital X-ray
  • Mammography
  • CT Scan
  • MRI Scan
  • Ultrasound Scan

REGIONAL DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE

 

  • Histopathology
  • Biochemistry

TREATMENT

 

  • TELETHERAPY WITH 2 COBALT -60 MACHINES
  • BRACHYTHERAPY WITH IRIDIUM 192
  • CHEMOTHERAPY

Oncology Dept statistics – 2019

Bed strength 104
Average OP cases Per day 100
Average Admission Per day 30
Chemotherapy per day 30
Radiotherapy per day 100
New cases per day 10 – 18
Total IP in Male Oncology 4929
Total IP in Female Oncology 6721
Total Chemotherapy Patients 5452

Doctors in charge

S.No. Name Units E-Mail Contact Number OP Days
1 Dr. Balamurali CR1   9446424324 Monday,Thursday
2 Dr.Nibin Bose CR2     Tuesday, Friday
6 Dr. Jiss Joy/Dr.Abhilash Aravindakshan CR3   9847567551 Wednesday,Saturday

 

Cancer ICU

Cancer ICU is meant for febrile neutropenic patient chemotherapy. Neutropenic chemotherapy induced condition, if not treated in time it is lethal. Neutropenic patients are prone to infection due to their immuno suppression, hence taking merits, barrier nursing in order to prevent hospital acquired infection which is considered as an oncological emergency.