The Oncology-Haematology department, in collaboration with all of the Clinic’s departments, treats patients with haematologic conditions, malignant or otherwise, and oncological conditions. Each patient has an attending oncologist who coordinates his treatment; this is useful for maintaining a personalised doctor-patient relationship.
Decisions concerning treatment are taken at the multidisciplinary oncological consultation (COM), during which the patient’s condition is discussed with the entire team present. This team is made up of radiotherapists, medical oncologists, specialists in clinical biology and pathological anatomy, radiologists and nuclear medicine specialists.
For the more complex cases, a team meeting is organised with other colleagues – university-based or otherwise – from other hospitals in order to be able to recommend the best available or experimental treatments.
The department partners (or closely collaborates) with several paramedics: nurses, psychologists, dieticians and social workers. Particular attention is paid to the patient’s quality of life within the wellness area when organising workshops, art therapy or during oncological rehabilitation; a workshop for children is also being prepared.