Yashoda Cancer Institute

ESMO Designated Centre of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care

Contact person Dr.A.Lingaiah, Medical Director
Address Rajbhavan Road
Somajiugda
Hyderabad 500 082
Country

India

Contact Tel: +914023414444 -
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History

The Yashoda Cancer Institute is the largest corporate healthcare group operating successfully as independent super-speciality hospitals. The hospitals have a combined capacity of 1,100 beds and treat more than 5 lakhs patients annually. The hospital has been serving patients for over 25 years with an objective of providing quality and cost effective healthcare services.

Profile

This is an integrated Cancer Institute, with a multi-disciplinary team. The team adopts a combined approach for Organ and Function Preservation in cancer patients, ensuring the best possible prognosis and quality of life as well as “End of Life” issues. It is comprised of Department of Radiation, Medical & Surgical Oncology along with allied specialities Pain & Palliative care, Comprehensive Diagnostic services, Dept of Alternative Medicine, Family Medicine and addiction units. The institute has three types of rooms – Single, Shared & Cubicle apart from Intensive Care Units.

Yashoda Cancer Institute has 150 beds out of which a single ward has 20 beds and shared ward has 40 beds.

The staff in Cancer Institute comprise of the following:

  • 24 Duty Medical Officers
  • 6 Registrars
  • 120 Nursing Staff
  • 22 Para Medical
  • 32 General Staff

The Radiation Oncology department is equipped with Asia’s first RapidArc Radiation Therapy Unit, considered the best technology of its kind today in the world.

Medical Oncology

The facilities available are:

  • Day care Chemotherapy unit, for all malignancies
  • In patient chemotherapy for various age groups (paediatric, adult and geriatric)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT)

Besides targeted and biological therapies for better quality of life.

Surgical Oncology

The Department of surgical oncology has different divisions including GI Oncology, Head & Neck Oncology, Genitourinary, GIT- Oncology and Gynaec-Oncology manned by specialists with exposure & experience of international level.

Other Services

  • Pain and Palliative Care Clinic
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Blood Bank
  • Comprehensive Diagnostic Services
    • Technical equipment/facilities
    • Asia’s first RapidArc – Radiation Equipment
    • State of the art BMT unit
    • Dual Source CT Scan, 1.5 tesla MRI which facilitates image guided therapeutic modalities like nerve ablations.
    • Advanced diagnostic, pathology and blood banking
    • Comprehensive pain management

Specialities

One of the country’s best comprehensive Team of Oncologists are available within the institute who can accurately combine the concepts of cure and care. This is possible through the best equipment like RapidArc for Radiation, BMT for Haematological malignancies, Organ Preservative and Minimally invasive surgeries. Besides this the clinical research department offers “Difficult to Reach in Laboratory Medications” based on best clinical research to all the patients for better palliation / chance of cure.

Palliative and supportive care

Each individual department (Radiation, Medical & Surgical) has a specialist trained in palliative care who integrates timely and accurate delivery of the patient needs. The supportive care department which includes the patient support groups as well constantly enquires and suggests ways to cope with their needs.

Additional Information

Additional Address: Nalgunda X roads, Malakpet, Hyderabad, India. 500 036