• Where it is located??     

    It is located in in eastern side of Nepal, Near India Nepal Border connected to Siliguri, west Benal, the exact address in Near B&C Hospital, Opp of Birtamode Ilaka (Police Station), Ilam Stand (Bus Stop)  Birtamode-5 Jhapa, Nepal

  • What services does Purbanchal Cancer Hospital offer??     

    Purbanchal Cancer Hospital offers a wide range of cancer treatment services, including Radiation Therapy, Radio Therapy, PET CT Scan, Chemotherapy, Cancer Surgery, Oncology, Radio Surgery, 3DCRT, IMRT, IGRT, Rapid ARC, VMAT, SRS, SBRT, Brach therapy, Head and Neck Cancer, Free flap Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Gynae Onco-surgery, All type of Cancer Surgery, Brain Tumor Radio Surgery, Blood Cancer Treatment, Hematology Oncology, Pediatric Oncology, Medical Oncology, and Palliative Care.

  • What is Radiation Therapy??     

    Radiation Therapy is a cancer treatment that uses high doses of radiation to target and destroy cancer cells. It can be delivered externally (external beam radiation) or internally (brachytherapy) based on the type and stage of cancer.

  • What is a PET CT Scan??     

    The greatest obstacle in Cancer treatment in late diagnosis and inability of most diagnostic test to correctly located Cancerous tissue.Now We Can Ensure Early Diagnosis and Detect Correct Location  of Cancer to Provided Targeted Cancer Therapy increasing the chances of cure by 90%.A PET CT Scan is a diagnostic imaging technique that combines positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) scans to provide detailed information about the metabolic activity and structure of tissues. It's commonly used in cancer diagnosis and staging.

    Come To Purbanchal Cancer Hospital For Your PET CT if your Doctor in doubting Cancer

  • What is Chemotherapy??     

    Chemotherapy involves the use of drugs to destroy or slow down the growth of cancer cells. It can be administered orally or intravenously and is often used in combination with other cancer treatments.

  • What is Cancer Surgery??     

    Cancer Surgery is a treatment option where a surgeon removes the tumor and surrounding tissues to eliminate cancer. It's often used to remove solid tumors and can be combined with other treatments like chemotherapy or radiation.

  • What is Brachytherapy??     

    Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy where a radioactive source is placed directly into or near the tumor site. It allows for targeted radiation delivery and is commonly used for prostate, cervical, and breast cancers.

  • What is Medical Oncology??     

    Medical Oncology is a specialized field of oncology that focuses on the use of systemic treatments like chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy to treat cancer. Medical oncologists work closely with patients to develop treatment plans.

  • What is Palliative Care??     

    Palliative Care focuses on providing relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress associated with serious illnesses like cancer. It aims to improve the quality of life for patients and their families through a holistic approach.

  • What is Gynae Onco-surgery??     

    Gynae Oncosurgery is the surgical treatment of gynecological cancers such as ovarian, uterine, cervical, and vaginal cancers. It involves the removal of cancerous tissues and, in some cases, surrounding structures.

  • What is Brain Tumor Radio Surgery??     

    Brain Tumor Radio Surgery is a non-invasive treatment that uses precise radiation beams to target and treat brain tumors. It's an alternative to traditional surgery for certain cases.

  • What is Oncology??     

    Oncology is the medical specialty that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. It includes various disciplines such as surgical oncology, medical oncology, and radiation oncology.

  • What is Radio Surgery??     

    Radio Surgery is a precise form of radiation therapy that delivers high doses of radiation to a specific target in the body. It's commonly used for treating small tumors, arteriovenous malformations, and other conditions.

  • What is 3DCRT??     

    3DCRT (3D Conformal Radiation Therapy) is a technique that uses advanced imaging to shape radiation beams to match the shape of the tumor, minimizing damage to healthy tissues.

  • What is IMRT??     

    IMRT (Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy) is a radiation therapy technique that delivers varying radiation doses to different parts of the tumor. It allows for more precise treatment while sparing healthy tissues.

  • What is IGRT??     

    IGRT (Image-Guided Radiation Therapy) is a method that uses imaging to precisely target radiation beams based on real-time images of the tumor. It enhances treatment accuracy.

  • What is Rapid ARC??     

    Rapid ARC (Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy) is a type of radiation therapy that delivers radiation while the treatment machine rotates around the patient. It optimizes dose distribution and reduces treatment time.

  • What is VMAT??     

    VMAT (Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy) is a technique that delivers radiation therapy in a continuous arc, adjusting the dose intensity during the rotation. It offers efficient and accurate treatment.

  • What is SRS??     

    SRS (Stereotactic Radio surgery) is a non-invasive technique that delivers a high dose of radiation to a precise target, often used for brain tumors and other small lesions.

  • What is SBRT??     

    SBRT (Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy) is similar to SRS but is used for tumors outside the brain. It delivers high doses of radiation in a few sessions to target small tumors.

  • What is Free Flap Surgery? Where it is done in Nepal ??     

    Free Flap Surgery is a complex reconstructive procedure that involves transferring tissue, often from another part of the body, to replace tissue lost due to surgery or injury.

    It is done at Purbanchal Cancer Hospital in Birtamode, jhapa, Nepal, where our Dedicated Specialist Head and Neck Onco-Surgeon and his Team performs this surgery with perfection.   

  • What is Hematology Oncology??     

    Hematology Oncology is a subspecialty of oncology that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of blood cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.

  • What is Pediatric Oncology??     

    Paediatric Oncology is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in children and adolescents.

  • What is Radiotherapy? What types of machine is used in Radio Therapy??     

    Radiotherapy, also known as radiation therapy, is a treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill or damage cancer cells. It can be delivered externally or internally.

    At purbanchal Cancer Hospital we Perform Radio Therapy with True Beam linear Accelerator

  • What is Head and Neck Cancer??     

    Head and Neck Cancer refers to cancers that develop in the mouth, throat, nose, sinuses, and other areas of the head and neck. Treatment may involve surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.

  • What is Blood Cancer Treatment??     

    Blood Cancer Treatment includes various therapies for cancers affecting the blood and bone marrow, such as leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. Treatments include chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and stem cell transplantation. At Purbanchal Cancer Hospital we have our specialized Hematology Oncology team for Blood Cancer Treatment.

  • What is Reconstructive Surgery??     

    Reconstructive Surgery aims to restore function and appearance to a part of the body that has been affected by cancer treatment or surgery. It often involves techniques like grafts and flaps.

  • What is the goal of Palliative Care??     

    The goal of Palliative Care is to improve the quality of life for patients with serious illnesses like cancer. It focuses on managing symptoms, pain, and providing emotional support.

    At Purbanchal Cancer Hospital we have Special ward and treatment module for Palliative care and END life Support.

  • What is the role of a Medical Oncologist??     

    A Medical Oncologist is a doctor who specializes in using systemic treatments like chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy to treat cancer. They design personalized treatment plans for patients.

  • What is the difference between Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy??     

    Chemotherapy involves the use of drugs to target cancer cells throughout the body, while Radiation Therapy uses high-energy rays to target specific areas affected by cancer.

  • How is the treatment plan determined for each patient??     

    The treatment plan is determined based on factors such as the type and stage of cancer, the patient's overall health, and their preferences. A multidisciplinary team of experts collaborates to design the most effective approach.

  • What is the role of a Radiation Oncologist??     

    A Radiation Oncologist is a physician who specializes in using radiation therapy to treat cancer. They determine the appropriate radiation treatment, dosage, and delivery methods for each patient.

  • How does Chemotherapy work??     

    Chemotherapy works by targeting rapidly dividing cells, which include cancer cells. It interferes with their growth and division, ultimately leading to their destruction.

  • What is the role of a Pathologist in cancer diagnosis??     

    A Pathologist examines tissue samples under a microscope to diagnose cancer and determine its type, grade, and stage. This information helps guide treatment decisions.

    At Purbanchal Cancer Hospital we have dedicated  Histopathology Department for Biopsy, FNAC.

    We also perform CT Guided Biopsy and USG Guided Biopsy, FNAC

  • What is the difference between Benign and Malignant tumors??     

    Benign tumors are non-cancerous growths that do not spread to other parts of the body. Malignant tumors are cancerous and can invade nearby tissues and spread to other areas.

  • How is the success of cancer treatment measured??     

    The success of cancer treatment is often measured by factors such as tumor size reduction, remission status, and overall patient well-being. Follow-up tests and scans help monitor treatment progress. Periodical Scan of MRi and PET CT Scan can also assure the cure and safety from Cancer.

  • What is Proton Therapy??     

    Proton Therapy is a type of radiation therapy that uses protons to deliver precise doses of radiation to cancer cells. It minimizes damage to surrounding healthy tissues.

  • What is Chemo radiotherapy??     

    Chemoradiotherapy combines chemotherapy with radiation therapy to enhance the effectiveness of treatment. It's often used in cases where the tumor is difficult to remove surgically.

  • How does Immunotherapy work??     

    Immunotherapy boosts the body's immune system to recognize and attack cancer cells. It includes therapies like immune checkpoint inhibitors and CAR T-cell therapy.

  • What is Targeted Therapy??     

    Targeted Therapy uses drugs that specifically target cancer cells' molecular characteristics, reducing damage to healthy cells and improving treatment effectiveness.

  • What is the importance of a multidisciplinary team in cancer care??     

    A multidisciplinary team includes various specialists such as oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, and more. They collaborate to design comprehensive treatment plans tailored to each patient's needs.

    At Purbanchal Cancer Hospital we have our Multidisciplinary team with TUMOR Board, Nursing Weekly Training, along with overall Staff Training, for better service enhancement for out Cancer Patients.

  • How does Radiation Therapy kill cancer cells??     

    Radiation damages the DNA within cancer cells, preventing them from dividing and growing. Over time, the damaged cells die, leading to tumor shrinkage.

  • Can Cancer Surgery be performed using minimally invasive techniques??     

    Yes, many cancer surgeries can be performed using minimally invasive methods, such as laparoscopy or robotic-assisted surgery. These approaches often result in smaller incisions, less pain, and quicker recovery.

  • How is the stage of cancer determined??     

    The stage of cancer is determined by assessing the size of the tumor, its extent of spread to nearby lymph nodes and other parts of the body, and whether it has metastasized.

  • Can cancer treatment affect fertility??     

    Yes, some cancer treatments, such as certain chemotherapy regimens and radiation to the reproductive organs, can impact fertility. Fertility preservation options may be available.

  • What is Hormone Therapy in cancer treatment??     

    Hormone Therapy is used to treat hormone-sensitive cancers, such as breast and prostate cancers. It involves blocking hormones that fuel cancer growth.

  • How is the decision made between surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy??     

    The decision depends on factors like cancer type, stage, location, patient's overall health, and treatment goals. Often, a combination of treatments is used for the best outcome. It is Generally taken in Tumor Board  where Medical experts takes decision for further procedures.

  • Can lifestyle choices affect the risk of developing cancer??     

    Yes, certain lifestyle choices, such as smoking, unhealthy diet, lack of physical activity, and excessive sun exposure, can increase the risk of developing cancer.

    Get Your Cancer Checkup regularly and Purbanchal Cancer Hospital with our attractive Health Packages.

  • What is the role of a Radiologic Technologist??     

    A Radiologic Technologist operates imaging equipment, such as CT scanners and MRI machines, to create diagnostic images used in cancer diagnosis and treatment planning.

  • What is Intra-operative Radiation Therapy (IORT)??     

    IntraOperative Radiation Therapy involves delivering radiation directly to the tumor site during surgery. It reduces the risk of cancer recurrence in that area.

  • What is the role of a Surgical Nurse in cancer care??     

    A Surgical Nurse assists the surgical team during cancer surgeries. They help with pre-operative and post-operative care, as well as patient education.

  • What is the role of a Medical Physicist in Radiation Therapy??     

    A Medical Physicist ensures accurate and safe delivery of radiation therapy. They calibrate equipment, develop treatment plans, and ensure proper radiation dosages.

  • What is Tumor Board Review??     

    Tumor Board Review involves a team of specialists discussing complex cancer cases to determine the best treatment approach. It ensures a comprehensive and well-informed decision.

  • How does Palliative Care differ from Hospice Care??     

    Palliative Care focuses on improving the quality of life for patients with serious illnesses, including cancer, at any stage. Hospice Care is specialized care for patients in the final stages of life.

    Visit Purbanchal Cancer Hospital for decated palliated care and pain Management.

  • What is the role of a Nutritionist in cancer treatment??     

    A Nutritionist helps patients maintain a healthy diet during cancer treatment, addressing dietary needs and managing side effects that may impact eating habits.

  • What is the role of a Palliative Care Doctor??     

    A Palliative Care Doctor specializes in managing symptoms, pain, and improving the quality of life for patients with serious illnesses, including cancer.

  • What is the importance of early cancer detection??     

    Early cancer detection increases the chances of successful treatment and better outcomes. Regular screenings can help identify cancer in its early stages.

  • How is the response to cancer treatment monitored??     

    Response to treatment is monitored through imaging tests, blood tests, and physical examinations. Changes in tumor size and other indicators guide treatment adjustments.

  • What is Cancer Immunology??     

    Cancer Immunology studies the interactions between the immune system and cancer cells. It aims to develop immunotherapies that enhance the immune system's ability to fight cancer.

  • How can patients manage the side effects of cancer treatment??     

    Patients can manage side effects through proper nutrition, rest, staying hydrated, and communicating openly with their healthcare team. Medications and supportive care are also available.

  • What is the role of a Child Life Specialist in pediatric oncology??     

    A Child Life Specialist helps pediatric cancer patients and their families cope with the emotional and psychological challenges of cancer treatment through play and creative activities.

  • What is the role of a Speech Therapist in head and neck cancer care??     

    A Speech Therapist helps patients with head and neck cancers improve their communication and swallowing abilities, addressing challenges resulting from treatment.

  • What is the role of a Dietitian in cancer care??     

    A Dietitian provides guidance on nutrition during cancer treatment, helping patients maintain a balanced diet to support their overall health and treatment outcomes.

  • How long does a course of radiotherapy treatments usually last??     

    The length of a radiotherapy course varies depending on the type of cancer, its location, and the treatment plan. It can range from a few days to several weeks.

  • How long does each treatment take??     

    Each radiation therapy session usually lasts a few minutes, but the entire appointment, including preparation, positioning, and setup, may take around 15-30 minutes.

  • Is Radiation Therapy a painful treatment??     

    Radiation therapy itself is painless. However, some patients may experience discomfort due to the positioning or immobilization required during treatment. Side effects might cause discomfort, but they vary based on the individual and the area being treated.

  • Will I feel anything after my treatment??     

    Some patients may experience fatigue, skin changes, and other side effects after radiation therapy, but these can vary widely depending on the individual and the treatment area.

  • Is Radio Surgery available in Nepal? Radio Surgery in Nepal ??     

    Yes, at purbanchal Cancer Hospital we perform Radio Surgery with our Specialized Medical Experts, but radio surgery is a type of radiation therapy that delivers a high dose of radiation precisely to a small area. It's available in various medical centers.

  • What is Mammogram??     

    A mammogram is a type of X-ray specifically designed to examine the breast tissue. It's used for breast cancer screening and detection.

  • What is the HPV vaccine and what are the benefits??     

    The HPV vaccine protects against certain strains of the human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to various cancers, including cervical cancer. It's most effective when administered before exposure to the virus.

  • How does Smoking cause Cancer??     

    Smoking introduces harmful chemicals into the body, which can damage DNA and lead to genetic mutations. These mutations can disrupt the normal cell cycle and lead to uncontrolled cell growth, which is a hallmark of cancer.

  • What is Dexa Scan, Benefits of screening with dexa scan??     

    A DEXA scan is a non-invasive X-ray technique that measures bone density and body composition. It's used mainly for diagnosing osteoporosis and assessing fracture risk. Benefits include early osteoporosis detection, fracture risk assessment, treatment monitoring, body composition analysis, personalized health management, and identifying related medical conditions.DEXA scan screening is important for early intervention, accurate diagnosis, treatment guidance, risk assessment, progress monitoring, research, and public health strategies. However, not everyone needs regular scans; screening depends on factors like age, gender, medical history, and risk factors, determined by healthcare professionals.

  • Cancer Hospital in Nepal?     

    Purbanchal Cancer Hospital is a Cancer Hospital in Nepal, which is locate in Jhapa district near Siliguri Kakarvitta purba side of nepal.

  • Which Hospital in best for cancer treatment in Nepal?     

    Purbanchal Cancer Hospital, Birtamode-5 Jhapa, Nepal

    Contact : 9801418662

  • Who is the best oncologist / Cancer Doctor in Nepal??     

    Dr. Birendra Kumar yadav

    Consultant Clinical Oncologist

    Dr. Alok Thakur

    Radiation Oncologist

    Dr. Mukti Devkota

    Surgical Oncologist

    Dr. Bajrang Prasad Saha

    Head and Neck Onco Surgeon

    Dr. Iswarman Singh

    Clinical Hematologist

  • Is cancer treatment good in Nepal??     

    the quality of cancer treatment in Nepal varied depending on several factors, including the location, healthcare facility, and the type of cancer. Nepal has made efforts to improve its healthcare system, including cancer treatment in Purbanchal Cancer Hospital Nepal we have complete cancer treatment under a single roof