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Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


LNMC Invites Application for

Admissions of Overseas Applicants MBBS 2018 - 19


Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


Professional Development Program
Saturday, 15th December, 2018


For information & registration:
Contact: Ms Faiza Ambreen
021-34412290
Email: faiza.ambreen@lnh.edu.pk



Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


American Heart Association Certified Courses
on Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support


For Registration contact RSDC office:
021-34412437, 021-34412697
Email: arsalan.raza@lnh.edu.pk



Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


Admissions open for Medical Technologist

For information and queries contact:
021-34412022, 2005



Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


8th Canadian Clinical Research Certificate Course

CCRP Prospectus

Registration Form


Contact: +92-213-5880782
+92-334-3967865
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Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


Department of Health Care Education


Professional Development Program
November - December 2018

Click here for Registration Form


For further information & Registration:

Ms. Faiza Ambreen
faiza.ambreen@lnh.edu.pk




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Liaquat National Hospital

Liaquat National Medical College







Department of Oncology
INTRODUCTION

Cancer is not a single disease, but is a spectrum of neoplastic diseases originating from any organ or system of the body and is the second largest disease entity after cardiac diseases. Being a tertiary care hospital LNH has a well developed oncology department in which patients not only from interior Sindh, Baluchistan, and Northern Areas gets quality care but also from Iran, Afghanistan and Middle East are dealt with.

SERVICES

Out patient department:
Oncology OPD in Wajid Ali Shah Complex has purpose build OPDs where patients can enjoy detailed consultation in privacy. In Oncology OPD both National and International patients are catered. Sessions are arranged for patients who are about to start their chemotherapy and its expected side effects and how to cope with them. Financial counseling is also done at the beginning of treatment. A whole spectrum of oncology cases are coffered ranging from common malignancies like breast, lung and lymphoma etc.

Oncology Day Care Unit:
LNH has well equipped Day Care Facility for our patients to receive chemotherapy, blood transfusion and other supportive care in peaceful relaxing environment under the supervision of well trained and experienced doctors and nurses.

Chemotherapy counseling clinic and helping service:
Besides Oncology OPD there is a Counseling Clinic for chemotherapy patients where doctor and patients with their family work together to resolve both medical and non-medical issues that a patient and his/her family encounter at the time of diagnosis and during treatment. A well trained doctor is available for helpline service that offers their expertise at no charges. Calls are answered from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

In patient services:
LNH provide a separate medical ward for oncology patients ranging from patients admitted for chemotherapy administration to patients with cancer related complications to terminally ill patients.

Oncology Pharmacy:
There is separate Oncology Pharmacy in LNH. Oncology pharmacists are a critical element of patient treatment and quality control. These expertise and commitment to patient safety helps to ensure that we provide the optimal care for each patient.

 

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ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

The department is also involved in the training of postgraduates. The medicine residents, interns and medical students do rotations in oncology as part of their training program. During their rotation they attend OPDs, ward rounds, and have tutorials about common oncology issues and their management. Being a rapidly expanding field with new discoveries all the time, it is very important for an oncologist to remain up to date on latest treatment modifications. At LNH regular CME activities are arranged to educate young doctors about the new changes and changing paradigm in cancer treatment.

Weekly Tumor Board Meeting:
Department also supervises weekly tumor board meetings in which a team of highly qualified and experienced doctors discuss rare and complicated cases in detail for best possible treatment plan. At LNH regular specialty tumor boards including Breast and Gynecology are also held to ensure multidisciplinary care of these patients.

Research Activities:
Department is also involved in vetro and prospective studies.

 

FACULTY
Sr.# Name Designation Qualification
01. Dr. Naila Zahid
Consultant DABIM, DABPD

 

02. Dr. Sobia Tabassum Consultant MBBS, MCPS, FCPS


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