Ortho - Oncology

Treatment of bone and soft tissue cancer patients  at NH Cancer Institute has a multidisciplinary approach similar to other disciplines in Oncology, wherein a multidisciplinary team consisting of dedicated Orthopaedic Cancer Surgeons, Musculoskeletal Radiologists, Nuclear Medicine Specialisst, Interventional Radiologists, Pathologists,  Medical Oncology Consultants and Radiation Oncology Consultants administer the treatment. Limb salvage surgery, a need of the hour treatment, is routinely done here in collaboration with plastic and reconstructive surgeons trained in Musculoskeletal Oncology.  If the patient is diagnosed at an early stage and the cancer is localized, then it is resectable  with good margin and non-cancerous till date, with a functioning limb in addition to life can be offered.