Divisions

CLINICAL DIVISION

Introduction

The major focus of Clinical division is to provide comprehensive preventive and diagnostic services and conduct high quality research in major cancers of the country with special reference to cancers of uterine cervix, breast and oral cavity. The division has made significant contributions in the field of cervical cancer research. It is involved in various teaching & training programmes for para medical workers. The division consists of a team of Gynaecologist, Medical social workers, Public Health Nurse and MTS.

Services

HEALTH PROMOTION CLINIC
  • Recording demographic parameters.
  • Anthropometric measurements which includes height, weight and BMI.
  • General physical examination.
  • Oral cancer screening: Oral visual examination.
  • Tobacco cessation clinic.
  • Breast cancer screening: Clinical Breast Examination and Self breast examination will be taught to every woman.
  • Cervical cancer screening: Pap smear, VIA and HPV test by Hybrid capture 2.
  • Symptomatic treatment
  • Counseling regarding diet and risk factors of cancer
SPECIALITY CLINICS AT NICPR
  • Breast clinic on every Friday in collaboration with Department of Surgery, AIIMS

    Women who are diagnosed to have lumps/nipple discharge will undergo cytology and are subsequently followed up in the breast clinic by surgeons from AIIMS. Women, in whom surgery is indicated, are invited to attend surgery OPD at AIIMS and are operated without any delay or long waiting period.

  • Oncology clinic on every Monday in collaboration with Department of Radiotherapy, AIIMS

    Individuals diagnosed with frank cancers are seen by faculty of Radiotherapy department, AIIMS. Based on the type of cancer, they are called to attend respective OPDs at Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital, AIIMS.

PAP SMEAR SERVICES OFFERED TO VARIOUS OTHER INSTITUTES/HOSPITALS
  • LNJP Hospital
  • District Hospital, Sector 30, Noida
  • All India Institute of Ayurveda, Sarita Vihar, Delhi
  • Sai Sansthan, Sector 40, Noida
OUT REACH ACTIVITIES
  • Screening camps and awareness talks:

The Clinical division of the Institute extends the cancer screening facilities to the rural areas of Gautam Budh Nagar district by organizing screening camps at primary health centres (PHC) and community health centres (CHC) with the help of State Health authorities. Screening and awareness camps are also organized at CGHS clinics, ESI hospitals and nearby government institutions. Individuals attending the camps are screened for oral (visual examination), breast (clinical breast examination) and cervical cancer (Pap smear and VIA).

COLPOSCOPY AND BIOPSY

The evaluation of the screen positive women (Pap smear report ASCUS and above, Hr HPV positive and VIA positive) is done using colposcopy. If any abnormal lesion is detected on colposcopic examination, biopsy is taken. Further management of the woman is undertaken based on the histology report of the biopsy.

TREATMENT OF PRECANCEROUS LESIONS
  • Thermocoagulation

no-image‘Thermocoagulation’ or ‘Cold coagulation’ is the ablative procedure for treatment of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN). Patients with all grades of CIN can be treated by Thermocoagulation. No anesthesia is required.

  • Cryotherapy

no-imageCryotherapy is a simple and safe procedure that destroys the precancerous cells using compressed refrigerant gas like nitrous oxide or carbon dioxide to freeze the ectocervical tissue. No anesthesia is required.

TRAINING PROGRAMS

The Clinical Division of NICPR organizes the Hand-on training programs in cancer screening.

  • Training of State Master Trainers.
  • AYUSH health care professionals.

Scientific Staff

Dr. Roopa Hariprasad

Scientist ‘D’
roopaicmr@gmail.com

Dr. Malasha Kumari

Scientist ‘C’
malasha2374@gmail.com

 

Technical Staff

Mrs. Kavita Magon

TA (PHN)
kavitaicpo@gmail.com

Mrs. Latha Sriram

TO (A), MSW
madhavsriram@yahoo.co.in

Ms. Rajshree

TO (A), MSW

Mrs. Amita

TO (A), MSW
gulshamkumargola@gmail.com

Mrs. Chandresh Pragya

TO (A), MSW
chandreshpragyaverma@gmail.com

Mrs. Reena Dwivedi

TO (A), MSW
Reenadwivedi28@gmail.com

Mrs. Asha

MTS