DIVISION OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY
The major focus of Clinical division is to provide comprehensive preventive and diagnostic services and conduct high quality research in major cancers of the country with special reference to cancers of uterine cervix, breast and oral cavity. The division has made significant contributions in the field of cervical cancer research. It is involved in various teaching & training programmes for para medical workers. The division consists of a team of Gynaecologist, Medical social workers, Public Health Nurse and MTS.
1: HEALTH PROMOTION CLINIC
-Recording demographic parameters
-Anthropometric measurements which includes height, weight and BMI.
-General physical examination.
-Oral cancer screening: Oral visual examination.
-Tobacco cessation clinic.
-Breast cancer screening: Clinical Breast Examination and Self breast examination will be taught to every woman.
-Cervical cancer screening: Pap smear, VIA and HPV test by Hybrid capture 2.
-Counseling regarding diet and risk factors of cancer
2: SPECIALITY CLINICS AT NICPR
Breast clinic on every Friday in collaboration with Department of Surgery, AIIMS. Women who are diagnosed to have lumps/nipple discharge will undergo cytology and are subsequently followed up in the breast clinic by surgeons from AIIMS. Women, in whom surgery is indicated, are invited to attend surgery OPD at AIIMS and are operated without any delay or long waiting period.
Oncology clinic on every Monday in collaboration with Department of Radiotherapy, AIIMS Individuals diagnosed with frank cancers are seen by faculty of Radiotherapy department, AIIMS. Based on the type of cancer, they are called to attend respective OPDs at Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, AIIMS.