DIVISION OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY
The major focus of the 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, and NCDs. The division has made significant contributions to the field of cervical cancer research.
It is involved in various teaching & training programs for para-medical workers. The division comprises a team of gynecologists, public health specialists, Medical social
workers, public health nurse and MTS.
1: HEALTH PROMOTION CLINIC
-Recording demographic parameters
-Anthropometric measurements which include height, weight, and BMI.
-General physical examination.
-Oral cancer screening: Oral visual examination.
-Tobacco cessation clinic.
-Breast cancer screening: Clinical Breast Examination done and Self-breast examination taught to every woman.
-Cervical cancer screening: Pap smear, VIA and HPV test by Hybrid capture 2.
-Counseling regarding diet and risk factors of NCDs and cancer
2: SPECIALITY CLINICS AT NICPR
Breast clinic on every Tuesday in collaboration with the 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.