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A COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF PROCEDURES
AND TREATMENTS FOR CANCER

Dr. Ajit Pai Surgeon
Comprehensive management of :
  • Cancers of the mouth, cheek, throat, and wind pipe [Head and neck cancers]
  • Food pipe [esophageal] and stomach [gastric] cancers
  • Lung cancers and mediastinal tumours
  • Large intestine [colon] and cancers of the rectum and anus
  • Liver,gallbladder and pancreatic cancers
  • Retroperitoneal sarcomas and gastrointestinal stromal tumours [GIST] and desmoid tumours
  • Gynaecologic Cancers - affecting the uterus [endometrial cancer], cervix and ovaries
  • Urologic cancers - affecting the kidneys, testis, bladder and penis
  • Tumours of the soft tissues like muscles and nerves [sarcomas]




Procedures :
  • Gastrectomy - partial and total
  • Colectomy: Right, left and total
  • Total proctocolectomy with ileal pouch anal anastomosis [IPAA]
  • Low anterior resection, ultralow anterior resection with coloanal anastomosis and abdominoperineal resection for rectal cancers
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy [Whipple procedure] and distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic cancers
  • Hepatectomy for liver tumours
  • Radical cholecystectomy for gallbladder cancer
  • Radical hysterectomy [Wertheim's operation]
  • Surgical staging for endometrial cancer
  • Cytoreductive surgery for ovarian cancer
  • HIPEC Procedure – Peritonectomy with intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal cancers




  • Pelvic exenteration for recurrent and advanced pelvic cancers
  • Radical nephrectomy
  • Radical cystectomy with ileal conduit
  • Retroperitoneal lymphnode dissection for ovarian, endometrial and testicular cancers
  • Esophagectomy - 2 field and 3 field
  • Lobectomy and pneumonectomy for lung cancers
  • Thymectomy and mediastinal tumour excision
  • Wide local excisions, commando operations, maxillectomy, neck dissections, total laryngectomy and total laryngopharyngoesophagectomy
  • Soft tissue sarcoma excisions
  • Excision of pelvic tumours and sacral tumours [chordoma]