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The Cancer Centre in Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre is a fully equipped department. Treatment is available for all kinds of adult solid tumours.

Staff complement

The department is headed by an experienced Senior Oncologist and include:

  • 1 Physicist
  • 4 Radiographers
  • 1 oncology accredited staff-nurse

Radiotherapy

The equipment on board include:

  • Linear Accelerator 6Mev with electron facilities
  • Caesium-137 (Cs-137) brachytherapy for treatment of cancer of the cervix and uterus
  • Simulator for treatment planning
  • Computer planning system

Chemotherapy

Facilities are available for administration of Chemotherapy both as inpatient and outpatient treatment

Radioiodine Therapy

  • Facilities for radioiodine administration are available
  • Low dose radioiodine for thyrotoxicosis (hyperthyroidism)
  • High dose radioiodine with isolation facilities for cancer of the thyroid

Palliative Care

Care for advanced cancer patients is available. Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre is ready to look after such patients together with the relevant hospice care-givers