Samitivej Hospital Bangkok
Department of Oncology (302953)
Specialized in: oncology
The Department of Oncology at the Samitivej (Sukhumvit) Hospital in Bangkok, headed by Dr. Chantawat Sheanakul, provides a comprehensive cancer care program according to the highest international standards. The special focus is on early detection through regular screenings to give each of the patients the best possible chance of a full recovery. The Departments offers a diverse range of highly specialized treatment methods, including surgery, iodine therapy, treatment of hematologic (blood) diseases, radiation, bone marrow transplants and chemotherapy.
During treatment at the Samitivej Hospital in Bangkok, another focal point is palliative care which can be performed to minimize each patient’s negative symptoms and discomfort. Finally, the Department also aids with recovery rehabilitation and helping patients return to a normal life. In addition, reconstructive surgery is also offered, as well as breast prostheses for breast cancer patients after surgery.
The dedicated team of medical oncologists, radiologists, physicists, technicians, well-trained oncology nurses and intravenous nurses under the lead of Dr. Chantawat Sheanakul are specially prepared to help the patients combat cancer and overcome psychological issues. Thanks to the multilingual team of the Department, the use of the advanced oncological equipment and modern facilities, the Samitivej Hospital in Bangkok has earned a JCI accreditation and reputation for quality care around the world.
The range of services of the Department of Oncology at the Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital in Bangkok covers the following areas:
- Computerized Tomographic Scan (CT-Scan)
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Biopsy and analysis
- Psychological support for patients and relatives
- Pain management
- I-131 ablation treatment for thyroid cancer
- Colostomy care
- Prosthesis consultation
- Palliative care
- Keloid prevention
- Nutritional consultation
- Emotional and spiritual support
- Ostomy care
- Support groups
- Bangkok, Thailand