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…