Onco nursing

Oncology nurses play an important role in supporting the patient throughout the cancer journey.

Oncology nurses work in a multidisciplinary team, in a variety of settings and play a fundamental role in cancer care, with the potential to influence and improve the quality of the cancer care system at every level. They are the caretakers behind the scenes, communicating with our doctors, coordinating patient care, reassuring patients to regain control in face of the illness, and to cope with vulnerability and uncertainty. Also, they are an important channel of communication between our doctors and the patient's family and/or caregivers.

Why Cytecare

For a specialised cancer care centre, it is important that all forces touching the patient and his/her family are a point of good information exchange. Hence the Cytecare nursing staff often serves as the first level of communication and helps coordinate the many aspects of treatment, throughout the patient's journey, from screening to diagnosis, to treatment and post treatment. Our skilled staff has been trained in line with the best known cancer care protocols and act as the catalyst between the clinician and the patient.

They often end up being an extended family for the patient, thereby, providing compassion, hope and motivation to them during difficult situations. They may perform a number of duties, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Reviewing your health history.
  • Assessing and monitoring your physical and emotional status.
  • Keeping track of your laboratory, pathology and imaging studies.
  • Safely administering medications, fluids and cancer treatments (e.g., chemotherapy).
  • Collaborating with your doctors and other clinicians about the treatment plan.
  • Helping you understand the disease, your treatment plan and possible side effects.
  • Helping translate complex medical terminology and answer questions.
  • Communicating with the doctors on your behalf.
  • Helping you plan for and manage symptoms throughout treatment.

Chemotherapy training

Chemotherapy Training for Indian Nurses

For Indian Nurses

Chemotherapy Training for International Nurses

For International Nurses

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Other comprehensive treatments

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Support Services

Our holistic approach towards cancer care and management

Clinical Team

Meet our team of accredited and highly qualified cancer care specialists and oncologists

DR. ANTHONY PAIS

DR. ANTHONY PAIS

Senior Consultant – Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, Co-founder and Clinical Director

Dr. Kenneth D’ Cruz

Dr. Kenneth D’ Cruz

Senior Consultant & Director – Gastrointestinal and HBP Surgical Oncology

Dr. Prasad Narayanan

Dr. Prasad Narayanan

Senior Consultant & Director – Medical Oncology (Solid Tumours)

Dr. Vikram Kekatpure

Dr. Vikram Kekatpure

Senior Consultant & Director – Head & Neck Surgical Oncology Director – Biorepository Programme

Dr. Hari Menon

Dr. Hari Menon

Senior Consultant & Director – Haemato Oncology, Director – Bone Marrow Transplant Programme

Dr. Raghavendra R

Dr. Raghavendra R

Senior Consultant – Pain and Palliative Care

DR. APARNA SUBRAYA GANGOLI

DR. APARNA SUBRAYA GANGOLI

Consultant – Surgical Oncopathologist

Dr. N K Venkataramana

Dr. N K Venkataramana

Senior Consultant

DR. DINESH RAJU

DR. DINESH RAJU

Senior Consultant and Clinical Lead – Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain

DR. AJAY RAO P

DR. AJAY RAO P

Consultant – Radiation Oncology

Dr. Girish Shetkar

Dr. Girish Shetkar

Consultant – Head & Neck Surgical Oncology

Dr. Poovamma C U

Dr. Poovamma C U

Consultant – Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

Dr. Mukta Mahajan

Dr. Mukta Mahajan

Consultant Radiologist – Breast Imaging and Intervention

Dr. Vijetha J

Dr. Vijetha J

Consultant – Radiation Oncology

Dr. G. Rama Mohan Reddy

Dr. G. Rama Mohan Reddy

Consultant - Nuclear Medicine

DR GURUBASAVA LAKAMAJI

DR GURUBASAVA LAKAMAJI

Consultant – Gastroenterologist

Dr. Praveen Rathod

Dr. Praveen Rathod

Senior Consultant – Gynaecological Oncology & Laparoscopic Surgery

DR SRINIVAS C.H.

DR SRINIVAS C.H.

Consultant - Orthopedic Oncology

Dr. Harish P

Dr. Harish P

Consultant – Medical Oncology

Dr. VASUDHA N.R

Dr. VASUDHA N.R

Associate Consultant – Paediatric Oncology

Dr. Rashmi N

Dr. Rashmi N

Associate Consultant – Gynaecological Oncology

Dr. Nagaraj K.R

Dr. Nagaraj K.R

Senior Consultant – Radiology

DR JOSHY E.V.

DR JOSHY E.V.

Senior Consultant - Neurologist, Brains Neuro Spine Hospital

DR SHAILESH AV RAO

DR SHAILESH AV RAO

Consultant - Neurosurgery

DR. Swati Bhat

DR. Swati Bhat

Consultant - Interventional Pain and Palliative Care

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TESTIMONIALS

Read all of our success stories here





Bhargavi

"I have found all the staff so far at Cytecare Cancer Hospitals are courteous.Dr. Poovamma was the cancer doctor who did my surgery. I thank her for her excellent care, patience, responsiveness and treatment. All the nurses, coordinators I have met were also responsive and caring. Everything is well organized and planned. My experience at this Cancer Hospitals in bangalore has been all good. Thank you all."

Esther Prabha

“My aunt underwent cancer treatment at Cytecare Cancer Hospitals. I must say the cleanliness and taking care of patients was a priority. Mr Morris responded well. Really it's an excellent cancer hospital in bangalore. Cancer doctors, nurses and housekeeping department were good. Especially, I respect Mr Morris's response on time.”

JAYAVARDHANA.C

"Very kind and helpful staff and doctors. The hospitality of Cytecare Cancer Hospital is excellent and all the services are provided in an effective manner. The response from all the departments is good. My uncle underwent cancer surgery and he is responding well with chemotherapy too. We expect a good outcome by the end"

Roopak Poddar

"The first experience with this cancer hospital has been very good, the staff are very friendly, very attentive and ready to sort out the queries and cooperative, Doctors are polite and explain the problem very well, and make us understand about the complexity in simple language. I can say; it’s one of the best cancer hospitals in Bangalore. The hospital is very clean and housekeeping guys are very active and immediately clean up the place wherever they find it’s dirty."

Sanju Navya

"The staff and doctors maintain a good ambiance. Recommended for any kind of cancer treatment. The doctors will assist you clearly further."

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