Cancer Hospital In India
DEPARTMENT OF RADIOLOGY AND IMAGING

Modern imaging methods in Radio-diagnosis supplement the clinical expertise in diagnosing the presence and extent of cancer and other diseases. Imaging has a vital role to play in a specialized centre for cancer, as it caters to the needs of several departments including the surgical, medical and radiation oncology departments.

The initial diagnosis of disease is the first and most important step in planning the management of a cancer patient. The department of Radio-diagnosis at Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Institute is geared to take up this task with a dedicated team of health care professionals –Competent Radiologists, Technicians paramedical & supporting staff.

Facilities / Services provided

The department is well equipped to provide the full range of diagnostic imaging services including:

  • Computerized Radiography
  • Ultrasonography (USG) & Color Doppler, Elastography
  • Multi slice Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Digital Mammography and Interventional radiology.

PACS-Images from the above mentioned modalities are stored on PACS (Picture Archival and Communication System).

Diagnostic procedures

  • Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration cytology (FNAC) and Biopsy.
  • CT Guided FNAC and Biopsy.
  • Diagnostic aspiration of ascitic or pleural fluid for cytology.

Many Hospitals depend on the Institute for the expertise in CT & Ultra Sound guided Biopsies . More than 500 CT & Ultra Sound guided biopsies are carried out per month