Our mission in the department of Oncology surgery of LouisMed Specialist Hospital is to provide state-of-the-art multidisciplinary care to the patient with solid malignancies. Our patient-centred care covers the entire cancer continuum including screening and prevention, early detection, diagnosis, staging, local and systemic treatment, rehabilitation, survivorship, and palliative care. The areas of special expertise include breast cancer, melanoma and other skin tumours, abdominal and extremity sarcomas, and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, especially pancreas, liver, colorectal, and esophageal cancers.
Our surgeons are an integral part of the Mediclinic in south Africa and see patients in multidisciplinary clinics. This provides patients easy access to the additional services necessary for complete oncologic care including medical oncology, radiation oncology, and many other services. The department continues its leadership in the surgical treatment of patients with complex malignancies and is active in raising state-wide awareness about cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
We are committed to compassionate quality care for all our patients and we will continue to flourish in these aspects even as we aim at making a difference in our nation.