Burjeel Medical City
Your cancer experience is unique . Your treatment should be too
Confidence and hope come from knowing that advanced medical treatment is being provided by highly-skilled and compassionate professionals. That's why so many people choose the highly-qualified medical professionals at VPS Healthcare clinics and hospitals.
Choosing a treatment center is one of the biggest decisions you will face when you are diagnosed with cancer. During what can be an overwhelming and emotionally difficult time, it's comforting to know you have a world-class cancer center to help you and your family.
Early Detection and Diagnosis
Burjeel Medical City designed to be a hub for tertiary and quaternary oncology treatment for adult and pediatric subspecialties, long-term and palliative care (including immunotherapy and molecularly targeted therapies).||| offers state-of-the-art diagnosis, compassionate treatment and exceptional support services for patients and their families.
The physicians, oncology nurses, pharmacists, radiation therapists and other professionals at|||'s multidisciplinary cancer provide coordinated and comprehensive treatment planning that will be customized for each patient.||| is unique not only in its state-of-the-art approach to cancer care, but also in the relationships that ourish between our patients and caregivers. This ideal creates an environment in which patient comfort and care is the top priority.
Burjeel Medical City medical, radiation and surgical oncologists work in partnership patients with the highest level of comprehensive care and individualized treatment plans. A highly-skilled team of health professionals support physicians in the coordination of patient care. When a hospital stay is required,|||'s inpatient oncology unit is dedicated to the unique needs of cancer and blood disorder patients.
Surgery was the first form of cancer treatment and continues to be a vital part of diagnosing and treating cancer. Surgeons renowned for their training and skills utilize clinical advances in non-inva- sive and invasive surgical techniques to improve patient outcomes. For many cancers that have not spread to other body parts, surgery is the most likely possibility for treating some cancers. â€¢|||'s surgical oncologists specialize in all cancers, including GYN, breast and gastro-intestinal cancers. Robotic surgery offers the benefits of smaller incisions, a shorter hospital stays and a faster recovery.
Medical Oncology and Hematology
Medical oncology uses medicine to treat cancer. Medicines include chemotherapy (which may be given intravenously or by pills), hormones, or biologic therapy (antibodies). The medical oncologist is responsible to direct and manage the best treatment option to meet your needs and diagnosis. Infusion and chemotherapy services are provided under the direct supervision of medical oncologists and administered by oncology certified nurses. Our expert oncologists are highly-skilled in developing personalized chemotherapy treatment plans to slow or stop the cancer's ability to grow and proliferate.
Radiation therapy uses radiation to safely and effectively treat cancer and other diseases. Radiation therapy may also be prescribed to treat symptoms which may be caused by growing tumors or cancers. A radiation oncologist is specially trained in utilizing radiation therapy to treat a variety of cancers. Radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, therapists and oncology certified nurses carefully assess, calculate, and administer the appropriate dose of radiation needed for effective results. â€¢ Radiation therapy delivers small doses of intense radiation that destroy cancer cells or keep them from growing.
EARLY DETECTION & DIAGNOSIS
Burjeel Medical City offers advanced technology for early and accurate diagnosis detect cancer at its earliest stages with the most advanced equipment. Radiology Imaging studies are intended to provide the physician with a road map to target areas of cancer and cancer growth in a patient.
- CT Scan, PET-CT Scan, MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) and lntra-operative MRI, SPECT-CT
- Digital Mammography
- Genetic Testing -We employ this powerful tool to identify individuals at increased risk for developing certain types of cancers due to family history and genetic predisposition.