LEELA NARAYAN SHETTY MEMORIAL CANCER INSTITUTE was inaugurated on 26.03.2013. It is a comprehensive cancer centre with Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology and Surgical Oncology with motto of integrated approach towards cancer management, supported by trained staff for patient counselling, well equipped day care center to cater both outpatient and inpatients and pain and palliative physicians. The department is treating patients from Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Chikmangalore, Uttara Kannada, Shimoga, some parts of North Karnataka and neighbouring districts of Kerala. Recently we started holistic approach towards cancer management by meditation (Sanjeevini programme in association with Brahma Kumari) which helps to improve patient care, patient cure and better patient compliance and also parichay program by Reliance Life Sciences about Cancer awareness and treatment.
Dr. Jayarama Shetty K - MBBS, MD – Prof & HOD (Radiation Oncology)
Dr. Mallikarjuna Rao - MBBS, MD – Radiation Oncology
Dr. Vishwanath - MBBS, MS, Mch – Surgical Oncology
Dr. Vijith Shetty – MBBS, MD, DM(Medical Oncology)
Dr. Ail Sandeep – MBBS, MD – Radiation Oncology
Jerish M Jose – Physicist & RSO
Pragathi Shetty – Physicist & RSO
Radiation Therapy Technologists - 6
Nursing staff - 2
Clerical staff – 2
Medical Linear Accelerator with 2 photons and 5 electrons
Mould Room with modern mould facilities
Advanced treatment planning system
Clinical Services (Departmental Infrastructure)
The department is equipped with Linear Accelerator (Dual energy photons, 5 energies of electrons and CT simulator first of its kind in Mangalore which can deliver
Facilities extended - Patient counselling, pain & palliative, day care, Chemotherapy for solid malignancy
Extension activities – attended Vajpayee camps at various places, attended radio programme for giving awareness about the department, information is given through brochures, and publicity is given through paper advertisement, radio and television.
The department is one of the best equipped with best of its facilities including a Linear Accelerator, the first of its kind in Mangalore. We also offer good patient care.
We have good interaction and co-ordination with other departments.