SGCCRI has always embraced the latest techniques of Radiation Therapy as a part of Comprehensive Cancer Care. Modern Comprehensive Radiotherapy facilities of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) is the latest form of photon radiation therapy &,Image guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) are now available in the department as cutting-edge technology, accurate and precise delivery of radiation.
In a specially designed Radiotherapy wing by the side of a Lake, there are different Radiotherapy machines from Cobalt Therapies to the latest 3D CRT and Dual Energy Linear Accelarators. This Institute also brought the 1st High Definition computerized Brachytherapy for treatment of cancers of Cervix and Uterus.
International Protocols are followed in the treatment of patients here in dedicated Day Care Wards and In-Patient.
It is the only centre in Eastern India which provides Radio-Iodine therapy for treatment of Thyroid cancers.
All kinds of complicated cancer surgeries are performed by experienced surgeons (that of breast, head and neck, lung, oesophagus, pancreas, liver, intestine, gynaecological malignancies, orthopedics with limb preservation surgeries). With the modern gadgets which facilitate blood-less surgeries, micro-surgeries and different liver surgeries and plastic surgeries are done. Radio Frequency Ablation is done for advanced tumors of Liver. Stenting for different obstructions from cancers are done routinely. All Cancer related Therapeutic procedures are done routinely in the Department and include:
Operation theatres are equipped with latest Anaesthetic workstations, Pendants, Laparoscopic equipment, operating Microscope, Intra-operative Ultrasound, Laminar air-flow (for bacteria free air), Harmonic scalpel, CUSA, Radio-Frequency Ablation & Tissue-link for advanced Liver surgery, Multi-para monitors, Channel music etc.
SGCC&RI has always offered the latest techniques of Radiation Oncology as a part of comprehensive cancer care. State-of-the-art technology like Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) and Image Guide Radiotherapy (IGRT) are now available in the department as cutting-edge technology with high grade of accuracy and precision.
In a specially designed Radiation Oncology wing by the side of a large water-body with lot of greenery and refreshing ambience different types of Radiotherapy equipment ranging from Cobalt Units to Linear accelerators equipped with 3D-CRT, IMRT, IGRT and Rapid Arc modalities are present. This Institute has also brought into India the first High Dose Rate Remote Afterloading Brachytherapy system for intracavitary, interstitial and intraluminal treatment. Housed with senior Radiation Oncologists dedicated Medical Physicists and well-trained Technologists this team at SGCCRI integrates very effectively to deliver high tech Radiotherapy with utmost care and perfection.
SGCCRI also takes a lot of interest in research activities both clinical and molecular biology and is presently participating in an international clinical trial on cervical cancer.
- Balloon & Bougie dilatation of strictures
- Oesophageal stenting
- Image guided NG feeding Tube insertion
- Snaring of polyps
- Pyloric and Colonic stenting
- Diagnostic and therapeutic ERCPs
- PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy)
The latest protocols are followed for all kinds of cancer in both adults and children. Chemotherapy is administered by trained team of doctors and nurses both as in-patients and also newly revamped AC Day Care ward with channel Music. Oral Chemotherapies and targeted therapies are also prescribed as per International protocols.
Bone Marrow Transplant Unit:
A dedicated unit for BMT has been functioning for the Transplant patients with state – of – the Art facilities serving patients from all strata of the society.
More than 50 patients have undergone successful bone marrow transplant. We try to complete the procedure in minimum cost.
Four bedded BMT ward has been functioning since 2012 with dedicated staff and expert doctors.
Apart from the standard modalities of cancer treatment, support groups are giving free services for Breast cancer, Stoma care, Speech therapy, Psychiatric counseling, Pain management etc.