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CANCER CENTRES

The Cancer Centres in Bangkok, Thailand provide comprehensive cancer care and treatment by a multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, assessment of treatment plan and management of possible complications, emotional support, nutritional care, pain management, and close monitoring of possible recurrence.



Services

  1. Treatment of Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
    • Assessment of patient’s health and treatment planning
    • Chemotherapy drug administration
    • Targeted therapy
    • Blood/platelet transfusion
  • Radiation therapy
    • Assessment of patient’s health and treatment planning
    • Radiation therapy
      • Cancer
      • Keloids
      • Non-cancerous conditions
    • Volumetric-modulated arc therapy (VMAT)
    • Brachytherapy
    • Robotic Treatment for Prostate Cancer
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT)
    • Assessment of patient’s health and treatment planning
    • Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation to treat leukemia, lymphoma, aplastic anemia, and bone marrow cancer
      • Peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (PBSCT)
      • Bone marrow transplantation (BMT)
  1. Cancer screening
  • Mammogram
  • Pap smear
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Low-dose CT scan
  1. Other services
  • Testing for tumor markers and carrying out biopsies in a laboratory that meets international standards
  • Care of colostomy
  • Care of implanted venous access device (port-a-cath)
  • Nutrition consultation
  • Psychological support
  • Palliative care of terminally ill patients
  • Cancer support group
  • Provide information and organize seminars about cancer

Doctors and Medical Team
The Cancer Centres at our hospitals provide care and treatment planning by focusing on multidisciplinary care, ensuring the highest benefit to our patients. Our medical teams are made up of specialists from many different fields and medical professionals with expertise in cancer, as follows:

  • Doctors
    • Oncologist
    • Hematologist-oncologist
    • Bone marrow specialist
    • Surgical oncologist
    • Gynecologic oncologist
    • Pediatric hematologist-oncologist
    • Pediatric bone marrow specialist
    • Radiation oncologist
    • Diagnostic radiologist
    • Pathologist
    • Anesthesiologist
  • Medical professionals
    • Clinical nurse coordinator for the Horizon Cancer Center
    • Pharmacist specializing in cancer and chemotherapy
    • Medical physicist
    • Radiology technologist
    • Dietician
Medical Equipment

  • Radiology
    • Dual-energy linear accelerator
    • X-ray simulator to precisely identify the locations (fields) for treatment, which is connected to a CT scanner and MRI machine
    • Radiation shield to protect healthy tissue and organs located close to the areas being treated
  • Diagnostics and nuclear medicine
    • X-ray computed tomography (CT scanner)
    • 1.5 tesla magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner
      • Nuclear medicine including full body examination
      • Ultrasound and x-ray
    • Biograph 64 PET/CT scanner
  • Others
    • Four-dimensional CT imaging for planning treatment of cancerous tumour that moves with breath
    • Equipment to control breathing during radiation and CT scan
Monaco radiation treatment planning machine that uses 3D CRT, IMRT and VMAT