Musculoskeletal Oncology

Musculoskeletal/Orthopaedic Oncology Team at Positron Hospital comprises of the dedicated team of specialists whose focus is to offer comprehensive management to all patients suffering from tumors of bones & soft tissues. It is established beyond doubt that the multidisciplinary involvement is vital for an optimal outcome of the management of rare diseases, and we at Positron boast of the team of experienced doctors who are specialized in the care of patients with bone & soft tissue tumors. Our team consists of orthopaedic, medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, physiotherapists, molecular oncologists, nuclear medicine specialists, and onco-psychologists.

Treatment of all musculoskeletal cancer patients needs individualized planning & personalization. At Positron Hospital, all such cases are taken up in the multidisciplinary Tumour board where specialists from the field of orthopaedic oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, pathology, medical oncology, and radiology discuss all cases threadbare & come-up with a specialized treatment regimen which not only maximizes the survival but also ensures the good functional outcomes.

Our musculoskeletal oncology surgeon, Dr Zile Singh Kundu, leads the integrated team of medical, surgical, & radiation oncologists who are working together to recognize each patient’s diagnosis & to develop the effective treatment strategy.

Our Expert Doctors

Dr Vishal Verma
MBBS, M.S.(Orthopedics)
Dr Aditya Tyagi
MBBS, MS (Orthopedics)
Dr Zile Singh Kundu
MBBS, MS, DNB, MNAMS, Ph D (ORTHO)

What We Do ?

Surgical management of benign and malignant bone & soft tissue tumors

  • Limb salvage surgery for malignant bone tumors, such as osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Ewing sarcoma, and others by the use of a prosthesis, extracorporeal radiation (ECRT), bone grafts, cryosurgery, etc.
  • Limb salvage surgical procedure for soft tissue sarcomas
  • Precision bone tumor removal by using advanced imaging that ensures a complete tumor removal & enhancing the body function.
  • Curettage procedure for benign bone tumors, giant cell tumors, osteoblastoma, chondroblastoma, etc.
  • Management of severe metastatic bone disease i.e. involvement of bone due to the spread of cancer cells from various other organs like lung/breast/prostate cancer etc.
  • Non-surgical management such as sclerotherapy & radiofrequency ablation of benign bone tumors.
  • Spine tumors like primary and metastatic tumors are treated with stabilization and decompression. Minimally invasive procedures like vertebroplasty and ballon kyphoplasty can be done.
  • Chemotherapy for bone & soft tissue sarcomas by the use of modern protocols
    • Proficiency in NeoAdjuvant & Adjuvant Chemotherapy for adult and paediatric bone & soft tissue sarcomas
    • High Dose Chemotherapy having Stem Cell Transplantation
    • Palliative chemotherapy or targeted therapy for higher stage diseases
    • Exclusive paediatric oncology unit used for chemotherapy of sarcomas children
  • Expert radiology and pathology inputs with clinical correlation via Orth- Radio Patho meets for most favorable diagnosis & treatment
  • Focus on maximizing the survival with preservation of organs & functions
  • Weekly DMG clinic & musculoskeletal tumor board for serious patients
  • Radiation Therapy for bone & soft tissue tumors –
    • Radiation Therapy for bone and soft tissue sarcomas is performed in definitive, pre-op, Intra op during surgery, & post-operation as needed for the given case
    • For bone tumors such as Ewing's sarcoma, we use high dosage precision radiation therapy with or without surgery as per the indication

Highlights

Through leading cutting-edge technology & techniques, the musculoskeletal oncology treatment at Positron Hospital:

  • Focuses on the best treatment & research of both noncancerous and cancerous bone & soft tissue tumors.
  • Provides complete care for genetic & acquired bone cancers.
  • Diagnoses & treats severe bone & soft tissue cancers.

Our Treatment Plan for Musculoskeletal Oncology

Positron Hospital Musculoskeletal Oncology programs use the latest technology to diagnose & treat cancerous bone & soft tissue tumors.

Pinpointing the correct diagnosis as soon as possible

The treatment starts with appropriate diagnosis, thus, we use modern technology to detect & confirm the diagnosis of bone cancer. After this physical exam & review of symptoms, our specialists ask you for the diagnostic tests, like –

  • X-ray
  • CT scan
  • Bone scan
  • MRI scan
  • Biopsy
A treatment plan to meet your specific needs

Once the specialists confirm a diagnosis, we develop a custom treatment procedure for your bone cancer. And, the bone cancer treatments include:

  • Radiation therapy is used to kill cancer cells & shrinks tumors.
  • Chemotherapy is the use of various drugs to kill cancer cells.
  • Surgery is used to remove cancerous tumors, nearby tissues and lymph nodes.