JIPMER
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research

General Info

The department is successfully functioning from the Regional Cancer Centre since May 2009. The department is equipped with 12 beds for inpatients, 10
daycare beds, 4 ICU beds and 2 BMT beds. The state of art intensive care unit for the care of critically ill cancer patients was started in September 2010.
It is well equipped with multi parameter monitors, infusion pumps, continuous oxygen supply and ventilator support. The Regional Cancer Centre is provided
with 17 special ward beds.

The department started its fellowship programme in Medical Oncology in 2010 with an intake of 2 students per year. In the year 2011 it started its first DM
programme in Medical Oncology with an intake of 2 students per year. The department is actively involved in teaching activities and assessment of various
post graduate students posted in the department. The main goal of these teaching activities is to orient post graduates in the specialty of medical
oncology.


The department started its first bone marrow transplant programme in January 2013. It is well equipped with state of art equipments like Laminar hood for
sterile chemotherapy preparation, Deep freezer (-80 degree Celsius) for stem cell storage. The transplant room is provided with laminar flow and HEPA
filters.

The department faculty actively take part in various specialty tumor clinics (Surgery and Breast oncology clinic, Hemato-oncology clinic, Gynec-oncology
clinic, Ortho tumor clinic, Lung cancer clinic) during the afternoon sessions. The department also actively participates with department of pathology in a
clinico-pathological meet conducted twice monthly for discussion of challenging cases.

The department has actively participated in the Telemedicine activities with various hospitals. The Telemedicine facilities have improved discussion
related to challenging cases and better patient care.

Services

OPD Services & Tumour Clinic:

Time: 9 AM onwards
DAY OPD ( 9 AM onwards) Tumour Clinic (2.30 PM Onwards
Monday Transplant Clinic Surgery
Tuesday General Oncology Head & Neck
Wednesday General Oncology Gynaec Oncology
Thursday General Oncology
Friday General Oncology Onco path clinic (1st and 3rd Week) Ortho Tumor Clinic (2nd and 4th week)

Day Care Beds: 12 Nos.

Minor OT Procedures:

Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy – Monday & Thursday

Central Venous Cathethers, Intrathecal Chemotherapy – All days

In-patient services: Bed Strength Male – 6, Female – 6; ICU – 4; BMT – 2 & Special wad -10

Statistics for the year 2012-2013

Nos.

OPD attendance (New)

1116

OPD attendance ( Old )

13277

Support group clinic

835

Inpatient admissions

1275

Chemotherapy delivered

12157

Bone-marrow biopsy

252

Intrathecal chemotherapy

187

Central venous catheter

80

Bone marrow transplantation

1


The total number of patients receiving treatment in the dept. of Medical Oncology from Arpil’12 to March’13 is 564.

Sl.No.

Diagnosis

Adults

Paediatrics

1

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

6

38

2

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

3

8

3

Breast

105

0

4

Colorectal

29

0

5

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

7

0

6

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

48

3

7

Gastric

48

0

8.

Hodgkin Lymphoma

13

13

9.

Non Hodgkin Lymphoma

52

5

10

Lung

58

0

11

Multiple Myeloma

9

0

12

Ovary

31

6

13

Neuroblastoma

0

5

14

Others

21

33

15

Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma

14

10

TOTAL

443

121

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