& Oncology Department started functioning in the
year 1991 in Govt. Medical College, Jammu, thus starting the era of Super-Speciality
service being provided in the Medical College, Jammu. The department has since
been providing treatment to the Cancer patients. There has been steady increase
in the number if Cancer Patients with passing year since then. The following
services are being provided to the patients by the department:
Out-Patients Department Services.
Indoor patient Services.
Palliative Care to the Cancer Patients.
Management of Chronic Pain in Cancer patients.
ADDITION OF NEW FACILITIES:
Palliative Care Service.
The department has
started Palliative Care Service to the terminal cancer patients on regular
basis. The management of chronic systems like pain etc. is done with
preference for domiciliary care (i.e. providing the patients treatment at
Increase in Numbers of Chemotherapy Beds.
Chemotherapy beds has been increased to
facilitate comfortable Chemotherapy Treatment to the patients.
Up-gradation of the Department to Regional Cancer Centre.
As the state
of Jammu & Kashmir has no regional Cancer Centre. Our efforts are to up-grade
our centre to Regional cancer Centre so as to provide state of the art care to
the cancer patients.