Radiation Oncology

The department of Radiation Oncology at the Centre of Excellence in Oncology is a highly advanced facility providing radiation therapy services for management of cancers. The core team, comprising Radiation Oncologists, Medical Physicists, Radiation Technologists and Oncology Nurses, with the help of high-end radiation therapy equipment, render personalised, optimum, evidence-based treatment, with minimal side effects. The department, which believes in educating the patient and their caregivers on radiotherapy, provide ample time for discussing various treatment options with the Consulting Doctor and also give them leaflets outlining the technical aspects of radiation. They are also shown a short film on radiation treatment delivery.

Equipped with state-of-the-art technical support to provide comprehensive radiation treatment services, the department has Varian “True Beam” machine for teletherapy (external) radiation treatment - a first of its kind in Kerala. The most advanced version of Varian’s Linear Accelerator series, its unique feature is the Flattening Filter Free (FFF) technology.

Advantages of True Beam

High precision treatment delivery
Treatment time reduced to 1/3rd of normal time
Enhanced patient comfort and compliance
Reduced side effect profile
Delivers high dose rates (1000 MU (6MV) 2400 MU (10 MV)

The Elekta machine for HDR -Brachytherapy (Internal radiation) has sophisticated applicators for various sites including head and neck, breast, cervix, endometrium and oesophagus. This machine ensures high-precision treatment, maximum comfort and minimal side effects.

Our Doctors

We have some of the best specialists from around the world, they bring years of experience and offer evidence based treatment to ensure the best care for you.

Services

We provide comprehensive treatment for all types diseases under one roof. Our highly experienced doctors supported by especially trained clinical staff, ensure the best care for you.

Facilities

Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.

Allied Services
Counselling and patient education programmes Physiotherapy Occupational & Vocational therapy Rehabilitation Services Patient Assistance Program Patient Centric Clinical Research Community Outreach – early cancer screening centers through DM Foundation Health Camps
Multi Disciplinary Tumor Board
Site specific disease management groups: Haemato oncology and BMT Neuro-Oncology, Orthopedic Oncology, Gastro Intestinal, hepatobiliary and pancreatic oncology group, Womens Cancer clinics Genito Urinary Oncology clinics Pediatric Oncology group Head and Neck oncology group Thoracic Oncology group
Nuclear Medicine
PET-CT scanning, and Nuclear Medicine Therapy using Radio-pharmaceuticals like Iodine-131 PET –CT based radiotherapy planning
Imaging
CT scan based radiotherapy planning CT Simulator CT –MRI fusion Image based interventional ooncology (RFA , TACE)
Cancer Screening
Early screening of cancers in the Breast, Cervix, Head and Neck, Colorectum, Prostate and Lung

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