The Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Department provides comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation for patients afflicted..Read More
Dr. Lalit Mohan Sharma is a Senior Consultant Haematologist and Medical Oncologist in the Department of Medical Oncology at the Shriram Cancer Centre Mahatma Gandhi Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan. After his MBBS, he obtained an MD in Paediatrics from RNT Medical College, Udaipur. This was followed by a three-year senior residency cum fellowship in Clinical Haematology from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. Subsequently, Dr. Sharma completed a three-year fellowship in Medical Oncology and stem cell transplantation from the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai. He worked from November 2003 to October 2006 at the Ratan Cancer Hospital in Kanpur before moving on to his current posting. He obtained further training in the form of the European Certification in Medical Oncology in 2007. In addition, he is a Fellow of the MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Texas.Read More
Hematology is the science or study of blood, blood-forming organs and blood diseases. In the medical field, hematology includes the treatment of blood disorders and malignancies, including types of hemophilia, leukemia, lymphoma and sickle-cell anemia. Hematology is a branch of internal medicine that deals with the physiology, pathology, etiology, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and prevention of blood-related disorders.Hematologists focus largely on lymphatic organs and bone marrow and may diagnose blood count irregularities or platelet irregularities. Hematologists treat organs that are fed by blood cells, including the lymph nodes, spleen, thymus and lymphoid tissue.View Details
The term oncology literally means a branch of science that deals with tumours and cancers. The word “onco” means bulk, mass, or tumor while “-logy” means study.
What is cancer?
Each of the cells of the body have a tightly regulated system that controls their growth, maturity, reproduction and eventual death. Cancer begins when cells in a part of the body start to grow out of control. There are many kinds of cancer, but they all start because of out-of-control growth of abnormal cells.
How common is cancer?
Today, millions of people are living with cancer or have had cancer. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the World.