Chemotherapy is a widely used treatment modality in the field of oncology, including uro-oncology, for the management of cancer. It involves the use of anti-cancer drugs that work to destroy or inhibit the growth of cancer cells. As a part of the Department of Uro-Oncology at Sterling Hospitals, chemotherapy is administered by expert oncologists in a comprehensive and patient-centric manner.
Indications for chemotherapy in uro-oncology may include:
Types of chemotherapy used in uro-oncology may include:
Recovery after chemotherapy varies depending on the type and stage of cancer, as well as the specific drugs and treatment regimen used. It may involve managing side effects such as nausea, fatigue, hair loss, and changes in blood counts. Regular monitoring of blood counts and other relevant parameters, along with close communication with the healthcare team, is important during and after chemotherapy.
The Department of Uro-Oncology at Sterling Hospitals offers comprehensive chemotherapy services with a patient-centered approach. The oncologists and healthcare professionals work closely with patients to develop personalized treatment plans, manage side effects, and provide support throughout the treatment process. State-of-the-art facilities, advanced chemotherapy protocols, and a compassionate care approach are the pillars of the department's commitment to providing optimal care for uro-oncology patients.