Cancer Department (Oncology)

Surgery is the removal of the tumor and surrounding tissue during an operation. Surgery is the oldest type of cancer therapy and remains an effective treatment for many types of cancer today. The goals of surgery vary. However, it is used for the following reasons:

  • To diagnose cancer
  • To remove all or some of a cancer or tumor
  • Find out where the cancer is located
  • Find out if the cancer has spread or is affecting the functions of other organs in the body
  • To restore the body’s appearance or function
  • To relieve side effects

The prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer at Meera Hospitals is taken care by the Oncology department.

We have a special chemotherapy day-care department.

Following Cancer surgeries are conducted by Meera Hospitals:

  • Biopsy
  • Staging
  • Chemotherapy
  • Debulking
  • Palliation

Palliative Treatment

Palliative treatment is specialized medical care for people with serious illness. It focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal is to improve the quality of life for the patient as well as the family.

Palliative treatment at Meera Hospitals are provided by a specially-trained team of doctors, nurses and other specialists who work together with a patient’s other doctors to provide an extra layer of support. It is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness, and it can be provided along with curative treatment.