Medical Oncology

The medical oncology department at NorthWest General Hospital was established in February 2011. It’s a first of its kind unit in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa to provide comprehensive cancer care in a wide range of solid tumors and some hematological malignancies according to internationally accepted guidelines.
The department comprises of a chemo-bay facility for providing treatment on a day-care basis, a dedicated oncology pharmacy unit for safe formulation of cytotoxic drugs and experienced nurses for the administration of these chemotherapy agents. There are also provisions for the in-patient management of complications of cancer and of its treatment.