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Cancer has a high prevalency rate abroad as well as in Bangladesh. Unfortunately, Cancer Care in Bangladesh is lagging behind the rest of the world. ASHL has taken proactive measure to offer a comprehensive cancer care program in the near future. ASHL's parent company is working closely with Dr. Lee B. Riley, MD, Ph.D, Director of Cancer Program, St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA and has a Collaborated Association with the Hospital itself.

ASHL plans to establish the following programs:

• Breast Cancer Program
• Cervical Cancer Program
• Colon-Rectal Cancer Program
• Liver Tumor Program
• Lung/Thoracic Cancer Program
• Melanoma Center
• Ovarian Cancer Program
• Prostate Cancer Program
• Uterine Cancer Program
• Family Risk Evaluation Program
• Living with Cancer
• Clinical Trials
• Abdominal
• Bones and joints
• Brain
• Breast
• Cervical
• Colon and rectum
• Cancer of the digestive system
• Eye
• Gynecologic
• Head and neck
• Liver
• Lung/thoracic
• Lymphoma/leukemia
• Melanoma
• Ovarian
• Prostate
• Thyroid/endocrine system
• Urinary
• Uterine

Types of Treatment

• Angiogenesis Inhibitors
• Chemotherapy
• Clinical Trials
• Complementary & Integrative Medicine
• Gene Therapy
• Immunotherapy
• Minimally Invasive Surgery
• Palliative Care
• Proton Therapy
• Radiation Therapy
• Stem Cell Transplantation when available
• Surgical Oncology

Interventional Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Treatment at ASHL include:

• Percutaneous radio frequency ablation (RFA)-First in Bangladesh
• Alcohol injections
• Chemoembolization
• Image-guided surgery
• Radioimmunotherapy
• Selected internal radiation therapy

Surgical Oncology:
The surgeries our oncologists perform include:

• Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SNLB)
• Radio frequency ablation (RFA)
• Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
• Surgical insertion of liver pumps
• Cryosurgery
• Laser surgery
• Reconstructive surgery
• Laparoscopic surgery
• Robotically assisted surgery

Medical Oncology

Medical oncology includes using chemotherapy, biotherapy and other new drugs to treat and prevent cancer. Most chemotherapy is given in an outpatient setting at ASHL Chemotherapy room.

Our medical oncology procedures will be performed at the following locations:

• The Infusion Centers
• Inpatient Oncology Unit
• Biological Therapy Program
• Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (IPC)
• Intraperitonal Hyperthermic Chemotherapy (IPHC)

Radiation Oncology
Radiation oncology services will be available at ASHL.

• Linear accelerators
• Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
• Respiratory gating
• Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)with multileaf collimation
• Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)

    • Brachytherapy
    • Prostate seeds
    • Selected internal radiation therapy (SIR-Spheres)
    • Partial breast irradiation
    • CT simulation
    • Radioimmunotherapy

Living with Cancer

ASHL will offer a variety of cancer support services for cancer survivors. These services give support to patients living with cancer and their families.

Cancer support services will be offered by ASHL

• Education
• Private breast prosthetic fittings
• Support groups
• Family support groups
• Coordination of cancer-related services
• Crisis intervention and emotional support for cancer patients.
• Counseling
• Home health, hospice and nursing home referrals.
• Issue Assistance
• Cancer Rehabilitation Program
• Home Health Services
• End-of-Life (Palliative Care) Services


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