THE CUTTING EDGE OF TECHNOLOGY
Surgical oncology specializes in surgery to diagnose, stage and treat cancer, and also to palliative a few cancer-related symptoms. Surgical oncologists at SLG Cancer Center work in multidisciplinary teams comprising of physicians and clinicians to integrate surgery with other therapies and procedures as recommended in the personalized treatment plan of the patient.
Our team of top oncology surgeons has extensive expertise and experience in performing surgeries for various cancers, including advanced and complex tumours. Palliative surgeries are also used as part of our patient care programme to control pain, raise comfort level and improve quality of life.
SLG Cancer Center is steadily emerging as the best facility for surgical treatment of cancer in Hyderabad. Our surgeons, supported by the latest in imaging technology such as CECT, 3 Tesla MRI as well as advanced, fully-equipped operation theatres with well-trained nursing and ICU staff, specialize in a wide range of surgeries. Depending upon the type of cancer, size of the tumour and its location, surgery can be performed using minimally invasive techniques, such as laparoscopy or robotic surgery. If required, doctors of other specialities are also called in to work as a team to help reduce pain and other side effects and later during the post-surgery rehabilitation process.
A patient’s suitability for surgery depends on various factors like the type, size, location, grade and stage of the tumour. as well as age, physical fitness and coexisting medical conditions of the patient.
When is surgical procedure performed?
To diagnose cancer or perform a biopsy
To remove the tumour
To locate the cancer, find out if it has spread and whether it is affecting the functioning of other organs
To install Chemoports
To relieve side effects, as a form of palliative surgery
Complex reconstructive procedures for head & neck malignancies
Breast oncoplasty / reconstruction
Surgeries performed for advanced malignancies requiring multivisceral resections / cytoreductive surgeries, including HIPEC.
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Srikanth Soma
Consultant Surgical Oncologist