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The Department of Oncology has a comprehensive cancer care programme that follows trans-disciplinary and multi-modality approach in the field of adult and paediatric oncology. The department has an extensive medical programme, with super-sub-specialists in the field of Medical Oncology, Haematology adult paediatric, Radiation Oncology, Specialised Onco surgery and Bone Marrow Transplant services. There are various specialised clinics and with a range of Support services for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of
Oncology – Medical Procedures
Active surveillance for prostate cancer
BRCA gene test for breast cancer
Bone marrow biopsy and aspiration
Breast reconstruction with flap surgery
Breast self-exam for breast awareness
CA 125 test
Chemotherapy for breast cancer
Cryotherapy for prostate cancer
Endoscopic mucosal resection
External beam radiation for prostate cancer
Gastric bypass surgery
Hormone therapy for breast cancer
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer
Lung cancer screening
Magnetic resonance elastography
Oral cancer screening
Positron emission tomography (PET) scan
Radiation therapy for breast cancer
Sentinel node biopsy
The Department of Oncology has a comprehensive cancer care programme that follows trans-disciplinary and multi-modality approach in the field of adult and paediatric oncology. The department has an extensive medical programme, with super-sub-specialists in the field of Medical Oncology, Haematology adult paediatric, Radiation Oncology, Specialised Onco surgery and Bone Marrow Transplant services. There are various specialised clinics and with a range of Support services for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Cancer. The focus of the cancer treatment has been on conservation of the involved organ as much as possible, without compromising on safety of the patient thereby ensuring faster recovery time, minimal or no disfiguration, and return to normal life at the earliest.
Fortis National Mental Health Program
The Fortis National Mental Health Program has been developed with the aim of extending mental health services to the broadest segment of society possible. The Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences under the leadership and guidance of Dr. Samir Parikh, Chairperson – Fortis National Mental Health Council, with its vision for uniform services across all Fortis facilities in the country is the singular largest mental health system operating out of various centres in the country.
Currently the department is operational in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mohali, Ludhiana, Jaipur, Udaipur and Chennai. The teams at each centre include specialists in the areas of Psychiatry, Psychology and other allied specialties. The uniqueness of the program lies in the uniformity of its services including the specialized programs which are run by the department. These include:
- Fortis School Mental Health Program
- Fortis Organizational Psychology Initiative
- Fortis Outreach Program
- Fortis Internships for school and college students
- Fortis Fellowship Program
- Psych-Ed: The Fortis Annual Psychology Quiz for School Students
- Fortis Annual Psychology Conference
Besides the clinical services offered by various specialists, the departmentworks in collaboration with different healthcare, education, and community service providers, extending the concept of preventive mental health.
Fortis National Mental Health Council
The Fortis National Mental Health Council comprises of members representing each zone where Fortis facilities exist. The Council is convened to meet quarterly to discuss the way forward for mental health within Fortis Healthcare, including new initiatives and systemic enhancement.
The following is the vision:
- Establishing Mental Health as a priority in the private healthcare sector.
- Providing accessible mental healthcare services for all.
- Working towards prevention and early intervention of mental health concerns.
- Fostering greater awareness, understanding and empathy for mental illness through community outreach.
- Increasing the presence of mental health services across schools and organizations.
- Conducting evidence-based and culturally relevant research.
- Training students and professionals in the field of mental health.