Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to treat cancer. Surgery is done to remove cancerous tumors to treat the cancer or it can be done with other treatments. It is a growing field that has been recognized by American Board of Surgery. Surgeons who are certified in the field of oncology undergo further training to deal and manage complex cancer patients.
Surgical Oncology services are provided at Shifa International Hospital under supervision of an International experienced team of surgeons specializing in the treatment of various types of cancer. It is the only facility in Pakistan with an American Board Certified Surgical Oncologist. The team works closely to provide multidisciplinary care for cancer diagnosis and treatment with a collaborative approach by involving Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Radiologists, Pathologists, Surgical oncologists, etc. to ensure quality care with patient safety.
What We Treat
Surgical Oncology services at Shifa International Hospital, specializes in the following cancer treatment segments: