Paediatric Oncology Program
Paediatric oncologists deals with diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care of children and teens with cancer. They provide support and care at all stages of treatment of Cancers including leukaemia, lymphomas, brain and bone tumors, Disorders of blood cells including white cells, red cells and platelets and Bleeding disorders.We at BLK Cancer Centre recognise the special needs of children and provide extensive psychological and social support to childhood cancer patients.
When treating a cancer with medicines, we take holistic approach, our medical oncologist do proper examination and counsel parents accordingly. We target the cancer with immunotherapy, targeted therapy in combination with chemotherapy to more effectively treat cancer. They also manage the side effects of chemotherapy ranging from common to rarer ones, so that patients can lead relatively normal lives while receiving chemotherapy.
BLK has lastest technologies and techniques including IMRT, IGRT, Cyber knife which allows higher, more effective doses of radiation to be delivered to tumors while minimizing exposure to surrounding healthy tissue and organs. Our doctors also use radiation therapy with chemotherapy which makes tumor cells more sensitive to the effects of radiation thus enhancing the success of therapy. The Hospital is the first hospital in the entire North India to offer PET CT scan and the Cyber-knife facility for most comprehensive Cancer services.