Best Oncologists in Lahore
56 Cancer Specialist available in Lahore
Also Known as Cancer Doctors, Oncology Doctors, Cancer Surgeons, Cancer Specialists, Doctors of Oncology, Mahir-e-Sartan, کینسر کے سپیشلسٹ ڈاکٹر , ماہر سرطان
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Who is an Oncologist (Cancer Specialist)?
An oncologist (کینسر سپیشلسٹ) or cancer doctor is responsible for diagnosing, treating, and preventing cancer using medication, chemotherapy, radiation, and targeted immunotherapy.
کینسر کے ڈاکٹر یا ماہرینِ سرطان ایسے ڈاکٹر ہوتے ہیں جو کینسر کی مختلف اقسام کا علاج کرتے ہیں۔ سرطان کے ماہر کو کینسر اسپیشلسٹ بھی کہا جاتا ہے۔ کینسر کے کچھ ماہرین اس جان لیوا مرض کے لیے ادویات تجویز کرتے ہیں، کچھ ماہرین شعاعیں لگاتے ہیں، جب کہ کچھ ماہرین کینسر کی سرجری کرتے ہیں۔
When should you see an Oncologist?
Timing is very crucial when it comes to dealing with diseases like cancer that can spread quickly. Therefore, anyone who suspects they may have cancer should see the top oncologist in Lahore right away. Patients also go to cancer experts when they are referred by their doctor to one or after receiving a cancer diagnosis.
Some of the common signs of cancer to look for include:
Blood in cough
Unexplained low blood count
Blood in stool
Book an Appointment with the Best Oncologist in Lahore
Healthwire has now made connecting with top oncologists in Lahore more accessible, fast, and easy. You can now book an appointment instantly with a male or female oncologist of your choice in Lahore, anywhere anytime.
To book an appointment with the best oncologist in Lahore you can visit Healthwire or call 04232500989.
While booking an appointment through the app, after choosing the doctor of your choice from Healthwire’s page, you can click on ‘Book Appointment’ and choose the time slot, day, and the hospital that is suitable for you. To get confirmation of your appointment date & time enter your name and phone number to get a call from Healthwire.
You can also opt for ‘online consultation’ with our expert oncologist anywhere from Pakistan depending on their availability hours.
What Treatments do Oncologists provide?
Some of the common services offered by the top cancer specialist in Lahore are
Physical Examinations- The cancer doctors assess the lesions, lumps, masses, or a change in color to diagnose cancer.
Biopsy- A fluid or tissue sample from the body is taken to evaluate it under the microscope.
Imaging Studies- Cancer specialists use X-rays, MRI, CT scans, and nuclear medicine imaging to detect and diagnose cancer.
Tumour Marker Tests- These tests are used to measure certain substances levels in the blood in case of cancer.
Chemotherapy- Medication-based therapy is given to patients to treat cancer. Different drugs are used to kill cancer cells in chemotherapy.
Radiation Therapy- In order to shrink or kill cancer cells, high doses of radiation are used.
Targeted Therapy- It is a very specific cancer treatment. In this cancer cells are targeted to reduce their growth and stop their spread and division.
Hormone Therapy- This treatment is mostly for prostate and breast cancers to stop or slow the hormone causing these cancers.
Surgery- It is done by cancer doctors in order to remove cancerous tumors.
Stem Cell Transplant- When cancer patients suffer from severe damage to the cells due to high doses of radiotherapy or chemotherapy. Blood-forming stem cells are restored in stem cell transplants.
Diet management and counseling sessions are also provided to cancer patients.
Our best cancer specialists in Lahore will carefully examine your condition and then will draft a treatment plan accordingly.
What are the types of oncologists in Pakistan?
The best cancer specialists in Lahore are categorized into further specialties. Some of the majorly seen types of oncologists in Pakistan with thwir expertise include
Medical Oncologist: Medical oncologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer using chemotherapy, targeted therapies, immunotherapy, and other systemic treatments.
Surgical Oncologist: Surgical oncologists are specialized surgeons who focus on performing surgical procedures to remove cancerous tumors.
Radiation Oncologist: Radiation oncologists are responsible for planning and administering radiation therapy to cancer patients.
Gastrointestinal Oncologist: GI oncologists treat cancers including esophagogastric, colorectal, pancreatic, and hepatocellular carcinoma
Pediatric Oncologist: Cancers that affect children are cured by pediatric oncologists.
Gynecological Oncologist: Cancers affecting female reproductive organs including cancers affecting the uterus, breasts, cervix, ovaries, vagina, and vulva are treated by gynecological oncologists.
Common Cancers in Pakistan
Some of the most common and prevalent cancers in Pakistan include:
Breast cancer - 32%
Stomach cancer - 6.9%
Lymphomas - 6.8%
Oral cavity cancer - 6.7%
Ovarian cancer - 4.8%
How to find the best Oncologist in Lahore?
To choose the best oncologist near you in Lahore via Healthwire, you can click on ‘sort by’ on the top right corner of the page and choose the most experienced and the nearest oncologist to you.
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You can also opt for the easiest way to choose an oncologist near you by calling Healthwire at 04232500989, where a representative can guide you properly.
While choosing the best cancer doctor near you, always consider the following points:
Years of experience
Qualification of doctor
What services does the doctor provide
Read the patient reviews
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Which oncologist in Lahore charges less than PKR 1000?
To look for cancer specialists in Lahore who charge less than PKR 1000, you have to search Healthwire on your search engine and search for oncologists with less than PKR 1000 fee by choosing the filter on the bottom left called 'fee range'.
Who are the most experienced oncologists in Lahore?
Following are the 5 most experienced oncologists in Lahore:
- Dr. Nadeem Zia (28 years)
- Dr. Muhammad Imran Anwar (22 years)
- Dr. Kausar Bano (20 years)
- Dr. Amjad S.K Durrani (19 years)
- Dr. Fareeha Sheikh (13 years)
Who is the best oncologist in Lahore?
Following are the top 5 best oncologists in Lahore:
- Dr. Amjad S.K Durrani
- Dr. Kausar Bano
- Dr. Muhammad Imran Anwar
- Dr. Nadeem Zia
- Dr. Fareeha Sheikh
Which issues and conditions are treated by skin specialists in Lahore?
The best cancer doctors in Lahore are qualified to treat cancers of any sort including liver cancer, breast cancer, intestinal cancer, and any other cancer in any part of the body.
How can I find a skin oncologist in Lahore near me?
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