Let’s fight cancer

Get treated by the specialists at the most trusted cancer hospital in Salem

Caring for the growing needs of Mankind


Most of us associate the term ‘Cancer’ with hopelessness. This is not necessarily the case all the time. If not, there wouldn’t be any cancer survivors in the world today.

Our doctors who have been offering treatment for the last 40 years say that no disease can take over if we take the right necessary measures to safeguard our health.

Oncology is one of the main specialties at Shanmuga hospital, Salem as this is where we started. Our doctors have treated lakhs of patients and brought hope into their lives.

10000 +
Chemo Therapies
5000 +
Radiation Therapies
500 +
Cancer Surgeries

Oncology is the branch which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Even though cancer is known to be a fatal, life threatening disease, cancer survival has been on the rise during the recent years as a result of improvement in technology, early detection and preventive measures.

We established Salem Cancer Institute (SCI) in 1995, the first cancer hospital in Salem. With the expertise of our highly experienced medical professionals, we have been doing our best ever since to help cancer patients lead better lives. We have conducted more than 45000 chemotherapy treatments, more than 15000 radiation therapy treatments and 4000 plus cancer surgeries.

Our state of the art equipments are all technologically updated to provide the best quality cancer treatment in Salem.

Diagnostic imaging equipments at Shanmuga hospital include Computed tomography (CT), X-ray, Mammogram, C-arm, etc. The equipments are of the best quality with advanced features that facilitate an accurate diagnosis.

Therapy for cancer is provided in these forms: Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy or Surgery.

Radiation therapies offered at Shanmuga hospital include: Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3DCRT), Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) and Brachytherapy.

  • Dr.Srikant Shankar
    Dr.Srikant Shankar MD, RT

    Radiation Oncology
    Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

  • Dr.R.Vidhya MD RT., DM (Med.Onco)

    Medical Oncology
    Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

  • Dr.G.Prasanna
    Dr.G.Prasanna MS.DNB., (Sur.OnCO)

    Surgical Oncology
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

  • Dr.A.Dharmaraj
    Dr.A.Dharmaraj MD, RT

    Radiation Oncologist
    Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For Oncology Consultation