Department of Cancer Surgery

The Cancer Surgery department carry out the complex surgeries on all type of cancers of the body as per the latest approved international standards and protocols. They are ably complemented by the state of the art operation theatres, modern and scientifically updated gadgets, instruments and machineries. The surgical team is backed by a team of highly trained & competent and by a well-equipped post-operative intensive care unit (ICU) with trained team of anaesthetists.

The comprehensive cancer care of the patient is offered in a structured and coordinated multidisciplinary approach with the aim of quality patient care, complete cure, rehabilitation and most importantly addressing the quality of life issues to the core.

The department works in close liaison with medical & Radiation Oncology Department for Comprehensive care of the patient. It also incorporates the services of pain management specialists, social workers, Physiotherapists, rehabilitative units, stoma care unit and occupational therapist for rapid and speedy rehabilitation of the patient along with the social & psychological support.

The areas of special expertise include breast cancer, cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Especially Esophagus, Liver, Pancreas, and Rectal Cancers.

Conditions We Treat

Cancer of breast (Both breast conservative and radical mastectomy)

Endocrine Cancer (Adrenal Tumors, Islet Cell Tumors (Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas),Parathyroid and Thyroid Cancers (Total thyroidectomy)

Cancer esophagus (Thoracoscopic and transhiatal-esophagectomy with Gastric Pull up)

Cancer stomach (Radical D2 Subtotal, near total and Total Gastrectomy)

Cancer pancreas, Periampullary and Distal Cholangiocarcinoma (Whipplespancreaticoduodenectomy and Radical Distal pancreatectomy)

Cancer of Gall bladder and billiary tract (radical Cholecystectomy, with CBD excision and Hepaticojejunostomy, and Right/ extended right hepatectomies)

Cancer of Liver (Right and left hepatectomies)

Gastrointestinal Lymphomas

GIST Tumors

Cystic Neoplasm of Pancreas (CNOP – Mucinous neoplasm, IPMN, Cystic neoplasms etc)

Cancer of Oral cavity ( Wide local excision / hemimandibulectomy / Flap reconstruction / Hemiglossectomy etc.)

The steps involved with the care of the patient are (The Life Free Cancer screening Programme –TLCSP)

Screening and prevention

Early detection



Local and systemic treatment

Rehabilitation and Follow up /Palliative care

Clinical Team of Department of Cancer Surgery

Dr. Harishchandra Mishra

Laparoscopic, Cancer and G.I. Surgeon, (M.S.,DNB[G.I.Surgery]-AIG,Hyderabad)

Dr. Harishchandra Mishra, is a senior Interventional Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist and Endosonologist, having 21 years of experience. He has a special interest in the treatment of Liver disorders: like Hepatitis B and C, cirrhosis of liver, Liver cancer (HCC); Pancreatic disorders: Pancreatitis, Pancreatic tumour (Cancer); Inflammatory bowel disease: like ulcerative colitis and crohns disease; Oesophageal and anorectal motility diseases: Like Achalasia cardia, Diffuse oesophageal spasm, Hirschsprungs; Functional bowel diseases.

Dr. Sanghamitra Dash

M.B.B.S., (M.D) Gold Medalist. Advanced Hysteroscopic & Gynecological Laparoscopic surgeon

Dr. Sanghamitra Dash is a Consultant Gynaecologist, Laparoscopy and Cosmetic Surgeon. She has nearly 10+ years experience, with expertise in treating Amenorrhea, Breast Cancer, Dysmenorrhea, Female Sexual Dysfunction, Fertility Problem, Gynaecologic Problem, Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, High-Risk Pregnancy Care, Hormonal Imbalance, Irregular Periods, Menstrual Disorder, Painful Sex for Women, Pelvic Pain, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Premature Menopause, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), Tubectomy, Vaginal Bleeding. She has a special interest in treatment of Fibroids, Endometriosis, PCOS, Infertility, Prolapse.