Vaibhav Amale

Dr. Vaibhav Amale

Consultant - Medical Oncology
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Medical Oncology)
Overview

Dr Vaibhav Amale has expertise in treating solid tissue malignancies, hematological malignancies, stem cell transplant as well as pediatric malignancies. He is well versed in the administration of chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy and palliative care.

Area of expertise
  • Chemotherapy: These are drugs which kill cancer cells or stop their growth. However, they also act on normal body cells, thus leading to side effects. The goal of chemotherapy is to eliminate the cancer cells, while minimizing the negative effect on normal, healthy cells.

  • Targeted Therapy: Targeted therapy is a cancer treatment that uses drugs to target specific genes and proteins that are involved in the growth and survival of cancer cells. Targeted therapy can affect the tissue environment that helps a cancer grow and survive or it can target cells related to cancer growth, like blood vessel cells.

  • Hormonal Therapy: Hormone therapy is a cancer treatment that slows or stops the growth of cancer that uses hormones to grow. Hormone therapy is also called hormonal therapy, hormone treatment, or endocrine therapy. Hormone therapy can lessen the chance that cancer will return or stop or slow its growth, also Hormone therapy may be used to reduce or prevent symptoms in men with prostate cancer who are not able to have surgery or radiation therapy. Hormone therapy is used to treat prostate and breast cancers that use hormones to grow.

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