Clinical and Radiation Oncology

The Departments of Clinical and Radiation Oncology at SKMCH&RC in Lahore and Peshawar offer state-of-the-art services and highly skilled medical care from a team of radiation oncologists, medical physicists, qualified nurses and radiation therapists, all working together to ensure the most effective treatment to destroy cancer cells while using new technologies aiming to protect the surrounding healthy tissues.

Clinical & Radiation Oncology at SKMCH&RC, Lahore

Almost 60% of the patients diagnosed with cancer will require radiotherapy during the course of their treatment. Radiotherapy, also commonly referred to as radiation therapy, is the technology that uses different types of high-energy radiation to damage or kill cancer cells so they cannot reproduce, making it an innovative, life-saving tool in the treatment of patients with cancer.

It can be used as a standalone therapy, or in conjunction with other cancer treatments. Radiotherapy is frequently employed in the treatment of metastatic and recurrent cancer, and in many cases, it can provide months and even years of high-quality life. When it is used near the end of life, it is an effective and efficient means of managing the pain which may accompany progressive cancer. Read more…

Clinical & Radiation Oncology at SKMCH&RC, Peshawar

The Department of Clinical and Radiation Oncology at SKMCH&RC, Peshawar uses the most precise and advanced method of external beam radiation therapy available including the Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Volumetric Arc Therapy (VMAT). The team of Consultant Radiation Oncologists at SKMCH&RC, Peshawar treat various types of cancers according to subspecialties such as head and neck, prostate, breast, esophageal and colo-rectal cancers. These highly qualified health care professionals bring cutting-edge technology from across the world and innovative research and treatment methods to the people of Pakistan. Read more…

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Many young innocent lives are being saved at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre. Last year, your Zakat made it possible to treat almost 75% of our patients for free. This year we need 8.5 billion rupees to help those who cannot afford to pay for their own treatment. While the revenue from […]

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No open notices and tenders at this time. Lapsed Notices & Tenders: Properties for Sale: Bids are invited for the sale of following properties owned by Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust Tender Notice: For the regular supply of Medicines, Nursing & Surgical Supplies / Disposables, Laboratory Supplies, Office Stationery & Accessories, and Engineering & Maintenance Supplies […]

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A New Linear Accelerator with Radiosurgery Inaugurated at SKMCH&RC, Lahore

Read in Urdu LAHORE: A second top-of-the-line Varian True Beam linear accelerator with stereotactic radiosurgery capability was inaugurated today (Wednesday, March 16, 2022) in the Department of Clinical & Radiation Oncology at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC), Lahore. The ribbon cutting and plaque unveiling was performed by a young cancer patient, […]

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