Uro-oncology unit is headed by Associate Professor Dr. Robin Joshi and his team. The department is actively pursuing to establish a comprehensive unit since the day of establishment of NCHRC and has been providing the latest state of art surgery in the field of Uro-Oncology and urology. It has been performing radical surgery for bladder, prostate, kidney, penile, testicular cancer etc. and endoscopic surgery like TURP, TURBT. Recently the department conducted survivor meet on September 6th, 2017 for patients who had undergone surgery. It was a huge success in respect to patient care and interaction between patients.
During 2074, seventeen radical nephrectomy were performed for kidney cancer with 8 partial nephron sparing surgery for small kidney masses. There were 8 patients who underwent radical cysto-prostatectomy (RCP) with 4 neo-bladder for Urinary Bladder cancer. Four patients underwent radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer. Apart from these couple of patients had penectomy with ILNO for penile cancers. Uro-oncology department is also devoted in promoting surgeries lik e TURP for enlarged prostate and TURBT fo r bladder cancer. We w ill soon be adding bipolar TURP/T URBT and laser surgery, which w ill definitely increase efficiency and standard care as a complete package in Urology at NCHRC.
We are closely working with other departments like medical, radiation oncology and gynae-oncology Tumor board discussion on Wednesdays has helped us decide best standard treatment and explain prognosis to our patients
Uro-oncology unit provides following services: