A designated center of excellence, the TNWH Oncology department was established with the vision of providing the best possible care to patients suffering from all type of cancers. The center features the most advanced technology to diagnose and treat cancer in patients and is staffed by highly qualified and experienced medical, surgical, radiation oncologists.
The experts at the TNWH Oncology Department adopt a multi-disciplinary approach, always working closely with other departments of the hospital to identify and find a solution to patients’ issues. They also make it a point to hold detailed discussions with the patients with respect to the nature, objective and expected outcome of their treatment plan – be it curative, palliative or preventive in nature – always seeking to assuage fears and make patients comfortable. Psychological counseling, dietary advice and rehabilitative services are also provided to patients.
The TNWH Oncology Centre features separate sections for medical, surgical, radiation and palliative oncology.
At the medical oncology section, the patients can receive a diverse range of cancer care, ranging from home-based solutions to complex chemotherapy procedures.
The surgical oncology department offers a wide range of cancer surgeries, performed by some of the most experienced surgeons in the country. Apart from surgeries for cancer in the breast, thoracic region, gastrointestinal and gynecological systems as well as head and neck, the surgical oncology department also offers advanced organ preservation surgeries including reconstruction surgeries for bone and soft-tissue tumors, limb salvage surgery and complete breast reconstruction surgeries.
The radiation oncology
The radiation oncology section features state of the art radiation therapy equipment capable of delivering high-precision treatment with minimal side effects.
Cancer care of International Standards
Radiation Therapy is one of the integral parts of Cancer care, up to 60% of cancers require it during the course of treatment.
Nairobi West Hospital provides World Class Cancer care through a high-end radiotherapy unit with RAPID ARC Technology.
RAPID ARC (VMAT) works by continuously delivering highly targeted radiation beams as the machine gantry revolves around the patient. This ensures accurate and eﬃcient radiation delivery.