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Dr. Muhammad Kazim Raza

Cancer Specialist / Oncologist

MBBS, MD Oncology

Chemotherapy, Spinal Cord Tumor +7 more

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Dr. Muhammad Kazim Raza practices through Marham.pk. The Cancer Specialist / Oncologist Qualifications: MBBS from Chandka Medical College and MD Oncology from King Edward Medical College... Read More

Baltistan Hospital, Jamia Masjid Chowk, Skardu

04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
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Who Is A Oncologist (Cancer Specialist)?

Oncology is a study related to cancers (abnormal malignant growths). The oncologists, also called cancer specialists, specialize in diagnosing and treating different types of cancers in both men and women. They also provide palliative care to patients diagnosed with cancer who have failed to respond to other forms of treatment.

The oncologists (ماہر سرطان) provide care to cancer patients. They can;

  • Diagnose the type of cancer and its stage

  • Design a treatment plan for each patient keeping in view the benefit-risk ratio

  • Manage the patient’s symptoms during and after the treatment sessions 

Cancer specialists (Mahir-e-sartan) work in close collaboration with other healthcare providers like pathologists, radiologists, and pharmacists to provide optimum treatment to patients.  They are experts in the treatment of tumor growth in all parts of the body including, cancers of the skin, blood, thyroid, lungs, mouth, etc. Oncologists in Skardu specialize in any of the specific types of cancer to provide diagnosis, treatment, management, and prevention to the patients suffering from the cancer of their specialty.

What are the major areas of oncology in Pakistan?

The three major areas of oncology based on the treatment methods include;

  • Medical oncology: This is the field of oncology that involves the treatment of cancer with pharmacological therapy (chemotherapy), targeted therapy, immunotherapy, and hormonal therapy. Medical oncologists are considered the primary healthcare providers for patients diagnosed with cancer.

  • Radiation oncology: This area of oncology deals with radiation therapy to kill cancerous cells and shrink tumor growth. High-energy radiations are administered in a highly controlled environment, to target the tumor, before or after the chemotherapy.

  • Surgical oncology: This area of oncology involves surgical procedures to remove the tumor and the nearby healthy tissues to treat cancer and prevent its recurrence.

  • Clinical oncology: Clinical oncology focuses on cancer treatment using both systematic therapies and radiation. It encompasses all forms of cancer therapies except surgeries to remove tumor growth.

What are the types of oncologists in Pakistan?

The top oncologists in Skardu are categorized according to their specialties. Some of the major types of oncologists in Pakistan based on their areas of expertise include;

  • Neuro oncologist: This type of oncologist is specialized in diagnosing, treating, and preventing brain tumors, cancer in neurons, and other related tissues.

  • Ocular oncologists: The tumors of the eyes, eyelids, lacrimal glands, etc., are all managed and treated by ocular oncologists.

  • Thoracic oncologists: The malignancies in the chest area such as esophageal cancer, lung cancer, tracheal cancer, etc., are all treated by thoracic oncologists.

  • Head and neck oncologist: These specialists deal in the treatment of cancers of the mouth, pharynx, larynx, or throat among other types of cancer.

  • Breast oncologist: The diagnosis of breast tumors, the surgical or nonsurgical treatment, and the prevention of the cancerous growths in the breasts are all dealt with by breast oncologists or breast cancer specialists.

  • Gastrointestinal oncologist: The cancers that are located in any part of the gastrointestinal tract including small and large intestines, colon, rectum, etc., come under this category.

  • Gynecology oncologist: Cancer in the female reproductive system involving ovaries, fallopian tube, uterus, and vagina comes under the specialty of gynecological oncology.

  • Hemato oncologist: Blood cancer or hemato- oncology involves cancer in the tissues and cells involved in blood formation. Cancer of the bone marrow or in the cells of the immune system also comes under hemato- oncology like leukemia (cancer of the blood cells), myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells), lymphoma (malignancy in the lymphatic system), etc.

  • Pediatric oncologist: The treatment of cancers in children (0-14 years of age), palliative care, and management of the cancers, all come under the services provided by pediatric oncologists. Spinal cord cancer, bone cancer, and blood cancer are some of the major oncological diseases in children treated by pediatric cancer specialists.

Other types of oncologists are;

  • Preventive oncologists

  • Cardio-oncologists

  • Dermatology oncologist

  • Genitourinary oncologist

  • Psycho oncologist etc.

What are the services provided by the oncologists in Skardu?

The oncologist or the cancer specialist is the medical practitioner providing care to the patients throughout the course of the illness. The services provided by the oncologists include;

  • Recommending diagnostic tests and performing biopsies to evaluate whether the growths are malignant or benign

  • Examining the stage of cancer 

  • Designing the treatment plan that is best suitable for the patient with maximum benefits and minimum side effects

  • Providing palliative care

  • Helping in the management of the disease and its side effects

  • Providing routine screenings for patients at higher risk of developing a cancer

The cancer specialists collaborate with a multidisciplinary team for developing an optimal treatment regime.

What is the qualification of an oncologist in Pakistan?

The oncologist or cancer specialist has the following basic medical qualification;

  • 5-years MBBS degree followed by a mandatory house job

  • Residence program 

  • Oncology fellowship

  • Practical experience

What are the common types of cancers in Pakistan?

Some of the common types of cancers most prevalent in Pakistan include;

  • Breast cancer         32%

  • Stomach cancer     6.9%

  • Lymphomas           6.8%

  • Oral cavity cancer  6.7%

  • Ovarian cancer      4.8%

When to see a Cancer Specialist in Skardu?

You can go to the top male and female oncologists for cancer treatment in Pakistan. You should also consult an oncologist online if you observe any of the signs or symptoms listed below:

  • Blood in cough, urine, or other bodily fluids

  • Persistent cough

  • Cyst anywhere on your body

  • Any lump under your arms, skin, or anywhere in the body

  • Sudden weight loss or gain

  • Loss of appetite

  • Bowel changes

  • Severe and long-lasting fatigue

  • Fever without any apparent reason

  • Night sweats

  • A sore that does not heal

  • A very low blood count

These signs and symptoms do not always indicate the presence of cancer. However, if your general physician refers you, or if you are above 40 years male or female, you should visit an oncologist for routine screenings as the risks of developing breast, prostate, and certain other cancers increase in old age.

What should you keep in mind while selecting a Cancer Specialist?

Before selecting an oncologist  in Skardu, you should carefully consider and weigh your options based on the following criteria:

  • Qualifications: Check the relevant qualification and experience of the oncologist.

  • Services: Check to see if they provide the treatment and the services you require.

  • Patient reviews: This will help you make an informed decision about which specialist to see. Marham offers genuine patient feedback.

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Find the most qualified and the best cancer doctor in Skardu near you and book an appointment online or by calling 03111222398. 


Frequently Asked Questions

Cancer Specialist / Oncologists specialists in Skardu provide the best services and treat issues like Lung Cancer, Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy, Peripheral Nerve Tumors, Pharmacotherapy, Radiotherapy, Spinal Cord Tumor

The fee of the best Cancer Specialist / Oncologist in Skardu ranges from PKR 500 to PKR 3000.

You can book an appointment online by visiting the doctor’s profile, or call our Marham helpline: 03111222398 to book your appointment.

There are no additional fees for booking an appointment or consulting online with Marham. You only have to pay the doctor's fees.

You can choose a Cancer Specialist / Oncologist based on their experience, patient reviews, services, qualification, and locations.

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  1. Dr. Muhammad Kazim Raza

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  1. Dr. Muhammad Kazim Raza

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