The Regional Cancer Centre at Hospital continues its fight against cancer control in the region, including Uttar Pradesh, North & western Bihar and Madhya Pradesh and adjoining regions. The dedication of team KNMH has resulted in more patients seeking cure at the centre.
Substantive achievements have been made in the fields of cancer awareness, prevention, early detection, management, follow up, palliative care, pain relief, and cancer research. Brachytherapy wing has independent operation theater and HDR treatment facilities. Optimized interstitial and intracavitary HDR treatment available with full utilization of the Unit with patient benefit.
Pain & Palliative Care Unit
A Pain & Palliative Care Unit started in December 2011 sponsored by Jiv Daya Foundation. The objective of the Unit is to improve quality of life of the patients at terminal phases. More than an a thousand patients were able to find some comfort through their last days.
Population Based Cancer Registry (PBCR)
In coordination with National Centre for Disease Informatics & Research (Indian Council of Medical Research) National Cancer Registry Programme, Bengaluru, RCC KNMH has started a Population Based Cancer Registry.
Patterns of Care and Survival Studies
Indian Council of Medical Research supported Project on patterns of care & survival study started in the year 2014 with HBCR. The data from HBCRs of India has shown that Cancer of Cervix (28%) and Breast (16%) in women are most common and cancer of Head and Neck region constitute about 30 % of all cancer in males and females.
Paediatric Cancer Initiative
The hospital treats close two thousand children with cancer at the Paediatric Cancer Unit started in May 2013, sponsored by Jiv Daya Foundation. From Acute Lymphoid leukemia, Hodgkins lymphoma, Ewings Sarcoma and non hodgkins lymphoma, the unit counsells parents besides providing state-of-the-art care.
Hospital Based Cancer Registry (HBCR)
Monitoring cancer incidence and Cancer Treatment practices are important for planning, implementing and evaluating cancer control programmes. A Hospital Based Cancer Registry (HCR) is a system of proper coding, compilation and analysis of information on cancer cases seen in the RCC.
Major Equipment available in the Department
Two Units of Cobalt 60 (Theratron 780-C) Teletherapy
Micro-Selectron HDR System with Ir-192 source – One Unit for Brachytherapy
3-D TPS – Nucletron DICOM network
Oncentra Treatment Planning System
Prowess Treatment Planning System
Mould Room equipment and accessories
Linear Accelerator (Siemens Artiste) with dual beam and electron