Desun Cancer Institute

Desun Cancer Institute is a comprehensive cancer management centre of excellence facility wherein all types of Cancer patients are treated.

Treatment at Desun Cancer Institute

The centre has sub-specialists proficient in dealing with cancers of the Head and Neck | Brain Tumor| Lung | Breast Cancer | Gastrointestinal | Urology | Gynaecology | Blood Cancer and lymphomas, Bone and soft tissue cancers, Paediatric Cancers.

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Our Centre comprises with highly specialized and proficient team of Oncosurgeons who are expert in accessing any tumor site with possibility of curative nature. The centre promises optimum cancer treatment and patient care.

Medical oncology is a type of cancer care that involves treatment using chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hormone therapy, and targeted therapy. It effectively works in the treatment of cancer, when combined with other cancer care treatments such as radiation oncology and surgical oncology. Our services include

  • Dedicated adult & paediatric medical oncology OPD & IPD services
  • Chemotherapy for solid tumours
  • Chemotherapy for haematological malignancies
  • Personalized targeted therapy for various cancers

Radiotherapy is the treatment of cancer using Ionizing Radiation by different modalities. This treatment can be administered from outside the body (external beam radiotherapy), or internally (brachytherapy). The centre offers a spectrum of radiotherapy treatment techniques such as

  • 3DCRT (Three Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy)
  • VMAT (Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy)
  • IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy)
  • IGRT (Image Guided Radiotherapy)
  • SRS (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • SBRT (Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy)
  • Electron Beam Radiotherapy
  • HDR Brachytherapy

Nuclear medicine is a specialized area of Molecular Imaging & Therapy that uses very small amounts of radiopharmaceuticals to examine organ function and structure to diagnose cancer and other malfunctions. Therapy is given by using the range of radioactive isotopes for different malignancies.

The center offers

  • Siemens Biograph Horizon time of flight PET CT
  • Siemens Symbia SPECT-CT Gamma Camera Imaging system.
  • 4 Beded High Dose Radioactive iodine therapy Isolation ward
  • Targeted therapy for liver tumours (TARE)
  • Targeted Radionuclide Therapy (Lutetium, Actinium) for prostate and neuroendocrine tumours.
  • Radiation Synovectomy
  • Bone Pain Palliation

Palliative care primarily focuses on managing the symptoms caused due to cancer, which could be pain or other discomfort and supporting a better quality of life for patients. While delivering palliative care, we consider the hardships of both the patients and their caregivers and ensure to provide a humane and dignified end to the patient’s suffering.

  •  PET CT : A PET/CT scan enables physicians to more accurately diagnose and identify diseases. A PET scan demonstrates the biological function of the body before anatomical changes take place, while the CT scan provides information about the body’s anatomy such as size, shape and location.
  •  SPECT/CT : SPECT/CT combines two imaging techniques Combining these two-scan result in defined 3D images. This images will help doctor to evaluate the exact location, size and extend of the disease process – anywhere in the body.
  • Mammography: Mammogram, supports the early diagnosis and detection of breast diseases in women. It is a specialized medical imaging test that employs a low-dose x-ray system to see the tissues of the breasts.
  • Linac : A linear accelerator, also referred to as LINAC, is a machine that aims radiation with pinpoint accuracy, sparing nearby healthy tissues. It’s used to deliver advance external beam radiation therapy such as VMAT / Dy-IMRT / SRS /SBRT/ with IGRT
  • HDR Brachytherapy: In this method, the radioactive source of radiation is placed either very close to the tumor or within the tumor itself to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. It can be categorised into interstitial, surface mould, intra-cavitary brachytherapy or intraluminal brachytherapy based on where the radiotherapy source is placed.
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) : Also known as stem cell transplant, the procedure infuses healthy blood-forming stem cells  to replace bone marrow that’s not producing enough healthy blood cells. Bone marrow transplants may use cells from your own body (autologous transplant) or from a donor (allogeneic transplant).


At Desun Hospital, majority of the angioplasty procedures are done radially (through wrist), which decreases pain, chances of infection & hospital stay. For Angioplasty & hospital stay packages, we offer the lowest prices compared to other local hospitals. 24x7 availability of best team of Specialist Doctors and surgeons under one roof further ensures prompt treatment. Every patient receives the highest standards in care which are cost-effective, time-saving and lead to quick recovery. Desun Hospital has a holistic approach to patient care with an end to end integration of various processes, starting from consultation to diagnosis, surgery and finally complete post-operative care.

  • DESUN is the youngest hospital in India to get the prestigious National Accreditation Board for Hospitals (NABH) accreditation from Government of India for excellence in quality of medical treatment and hospital services. The world over, NABH is considered equivalent to the JCAHO (Joint Commission for American Healthcare Organizations) or JCI (Joint Commission International) standards followed in USA for hospital accreditation.
  • Awarded Healthcare Pioneers Of The East 2020 by The Times Of India in Cardiac Care and Orthopaedics.
  • In the lead story of the November 2011 issue of national news magazine THE WEEK, India’s best hospitals were covered, based on an All India Survey. DESUN Hospital was included in this prestigious list.
  • The DESUN Pathology Lab has also received the prestigious National Accreditation Board for Laboratories (NABL) accreditation, for excellence in quality of routine and Superspeciality pathology testing. In Eastern India, only DESUN Pathology Lab has in-house facilities to perform Superspeciality pathology tests like PCR, Flow Cytometry, etc. This has huge benefits for DESUN’s patients tremendously because there is practically no waiting time to get test results when compared to other hospitals in Kolkata, who have to send these tests to Mumbai or Delhi and wait for 3 or 4 days for get results. Thus, there is no delay in diagnosis and DESUN’s patients get prompt and accurate treatment.

Desun is CGHS recognized NABH Multispeciality Hospital since 2015 & also Class I Multispeciality Hospital recommended by WBHS.


2 of the major fears any surgeon has before any operation is that of OT infection and cardiac or heart complications during or after the operation. If OT infections occur or the patient develops cardiac problems, even the best surgeon will be unable to help. DESUN is the only hospital in Kolkata that has STEEL OPERATION THEATRES (Steel OTs) that drastically reduces chances of OT infection. After surgery, the patient is under the best care of doctors and nurses in the post-operative phase at DESUN. DESUN also has the largest Heart Institute in Kolkata to handle any cardiac emergencies during or after surgery.


Advanced medical technology and best-in-class infrastructure for faster diagnosis and prognosis during any time of day with dedicated Cath Lab help in quick response during complications.


Desun's comprehensive surgery packages include prompt and timely investigative procedures and tests, consultations with the best doctors and surgeons on call, attentive hospital stay and thorough diagnosis for treatment procedures and complete recovery at cost effective pries


With 28 medical departments, each having in-house specialist doctors, any problem during your stay at DESUN can be handled round the clock. You may be admitted for one particular surgery but if any other health problem comes up for which your specialist doctor needs advice, in-house doctors of other departments are available immediately.

Consultation with in-house Specialist Doctors and best experienced surgeons is available round the clock for surgeries and best-in-class treatment.


Desun is the only hospital in Kolkata with Steel Operation Theatres (OT). This ensures a drastic reduction in chances of an OT infection. Advanced medical facilities deliver top line patient care and complete recovery.


Ours is one of the largest NABL Pathology Labs in Kolkata equipped to perform in house superspeciality tests for quick review. NABH was granted to Desun Hospital for 3 times 7 consecutive year.


Desun Hospital has tie ups with the widest range of TPA service providers to enable on time processing.


Ensure affordable and transparent pricing, for high quality health care services without compromising on patient care.


Desun Hospital Advantage – Know Why Desun Hospital , Kolkata is Your Best Choice


Desun Hospital Kolkata is premium superspeciality hospital in Eastern India with state of art health care infrastructure. Desun Hospital Kolkata is NABH and NABL accredited and follow strict quality parameters as per requirements.

Desun Hospital is among the very few hospitals in India where there is more than 700 comprehensive surgery packages available. The composite surgery packages are all inclusive of the important things that are a part of any surgery process starting from information seeking by patient or patient party to the post operative care that may continue even after discharge from hospital. The surgery packages at the hospital have been developed by experienced medical team so that it is all inclusive and comprehensive.

The surgery packages at Desun Hospital Kolkata are affordable as per cost and quality. High quality health care services in a hospital in India at affordable cost are a combination that is indeed helpful to patients visiting the hospital from all over India, West Bengal and certainly Kolkata. People also visit the hospital from parts of the world like Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, South East Asia and Middle East.

The excellent patient service team and 24 hours emergency response also brings in local Kolkata residents and people from parts of West Bengal and North Bengal whose relatives, sons or daughters stay outside India. NRI’s and NROB’s have facility to enroll their parents and elders under the Desun Senior Citizen Card scheme that enables them to take care of the hospitalization and health care needs of their senior citizen elders and parents back home in India. All payments and procedures of admission, discharge etc can be concluded online or over phone.

Desun Hospital has facilities for latest surgeries and all modern equipments, OTs (Steel OT’s) and updated facilities to deliver excellence in terms of latest surgery techniques , modern well maintained equipments and over all top level health care infrastructure. Laparoscopic surgeries (lap) , key hole , minimally invasive and invasive surgeries all are conducted in the hospital. The hospital has advanced health care facility.

Highly experienced doctors, well trained staffs, active patient care team alongside the best surgery facilities provide a very good experience at Desun. This is evident from the numbers of people and families who recommend this hospital in Kolkata, India as a very dependable place for undergoing latest surgeries at an affordable cost. There are many success stories at Desun Hospital those published and discussed even in leading national and local newspapers and news media in television. Desun’s medical team with it’s dedication and help pf advanced health care facilities at the hospital have done surgeries that are popular among hospital impact stories in India.