Medical oncology services started at Super Specialty Hospital
To augment cancer care facilities for patients here, Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar has started medical oncology OPD services twice a week at Super Specialty Hospital (SSH) Shireen Bagh. A circular issued by office of Principal GMC Srinagar Prof Saima Rashid announced that OPD services in medical oncology will be available on Friday and Saturday every week at SSH Shireen Bagh. Dr Javid Muzammil, medical oncologist at the hospital, will be available for consultation on the given days to provide necessary consultation and treatment facilities to the patients. GMC Srinagar has a dedicated department of radiation oncology which has a CT-Simulator, Brachytheraphy and Cobalt Unit, to provide radiation therapy to patients. The department also provides day care and chemotherapy services. A dedicated team of radiation oncologists is available at this department, for both out-patient and in-patient services.