Department of Medical Oncology, Global Hospital Mumbai
Medical Oncologists specialize in managing drug treatments for people with early and advanced cancers that affect the organs, muscles, bones, and connective tissue. However, people with some early-stage cancers may be treated with surgery or radiation therapy alone and may not need the care of a medical oncologist.
Why choose us?
Patients come to Global Hospitals, Mumbai for several reasons. For some it is initial diagnosis, and for others it is for a second opinion; some of them for treatment, and others for follow up care. Our entire staff dedicates themselves to providing our patients with not only the most favourable in oncology care; but also, with a calming and friendly sense that allows patients to feel as though they are part of our family. We embrace the challenges ahead and we understand that cancer doesn’t just affect one part of the body. It affects all of you and everything in your life. Thus, we continuously excel in caring for you.
At Global Hospital we strive to provide you with a personalized treatment plan which includes a powerful combination of advanced conventional treatments combined with supportive complementary medicine therapies. By treating our patients, we have found our warriors are better prepared to fight and able to enjoy a good quality of life.
Treatment of dieases by Medical Oncology
Medical Oncology is a modality of treatment in cancer care which uses Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy, Hormonal Therapy and Targeted Therapy to treat cancer in an effective manner.
Chemotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs to destroy cancer cells. Chemotherapy works in a pattern of stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells, which grow and divide quickly.
Immunotherapy is a breakthrough innovation in Cancer Care. Immunotherapy is the process of activating the immune cells to fight against cancer cells it is a personalised treatment which intends to enhance the body’s defence mechanism to combat and destroy cancer cells.
Targeted therapy is a cancer treatment that uses drugs and is completely different from the traditional chemotherapy. The modality known as targeted therapy helps in stopping the cancer from growing and spreading to other organs.
The Department of Medical Oncology at Global Hospitals, Mumbai is staffed with some of the finest doctors for cancer care treatment, for patients suffering from a wide range of cancers. The team comprises of an expert panel of clinicians, oncological specialists, psychologists, and others who bring comprehensive expertise for the treatment of cancer and related ailments, while delivering the advanced consultation & care for cancers. We deliver chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy and have a holistic approach to patient care.
Dr Akshay Shah
MBBS, DNB (Gen.Medicine), DNB (Medical Oncology & Hematology)
Senior Consultant Medical Oncology
We are with you in your journey to better health
A consultation with our panel of doctors, specialists and surgeons will help you determine what kind of services you may need to help diagnose and treat your condition. If you or someone in your family or friend’s circle are facing any health issues, please get in touch with us, we are here for you.