About Cancer Care CenterC ancer is a word that nobody expects to hear at any stage of life. However, with increase in smoking, changes in life styles and increasing life spans, the incidence of cancer has increased.
Cancer is a disease of the elderly, but, unfortunately, it is seen commonly in our younger population as well. Over the years, cancer care has come a long way and with better treatment modalities, there is a decent chance of prolonged survival and/or even cure in most cases.
I want you to know that you are not alone in the fight of this deadly disease. The department of medical oncology and hematology comprises of US trained medical hematologist and oncologist as well as well qualified pharmacy and nursing staff who are present on site to deliver state of the art treatments according to US guidelines in a dedicated chemotherapy suite.
I would like to emphasize that there are screening guidelines for timely diagnosing of cancers. Please, make an appointment to discuss what is currently available so we can guide you better.
Services being offered:
- Hormonal therapy
- Targeted therapy
- Iron transfusion
- Blood transfusion
- Palliative care
Division Chief of Internal Medicine
Head of Hematology/Oncology department
Consultant Hematologist Oncologist
Consultant Geriatrics and Internal medicine
Maroof International Hospital
Dr. Rehman has completed his fellowship in medical hematology, oncology and geriatrics from Boston Medical center. Prior to that he completed his residency and internship in internal medicine from Mount Sinai school of medicine, VA Medical center in the Bronx, NY. Dr. Rehman has worked as an assistant professor of medicine at University of Massachusetts and was part of the faculty of medicine. He has many publications in international journals.
Board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology, Dr. Rehman received his bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery (M.B.B.S) from Khyber Medical College at University of Peshawar, Pakistan.
Dr. Rehman practiced at Harrington cancer center in Massachusetts before returning to Pakistan and is currently the head of the Hematology and Oncology department at Maroof International hospital Islamabad. Dr. Rehman is a US trained Geriatrics oncologist and he likes to take care of the elderly as well as treating patients with cancer and hematologic problems.
Dr. Rehman will be seeing existing and new cancer patients, as well as those with a variety of hematology and other blood-related disorders.
Areas of expertise: Breast, Colon, Lung, Renal, Testicular, Prostate, Lymphoma, multiple myeloma, anemia, clotting and blood disorders.
Dr. Rehman also likes to take care of the elderly.
Geriatrics is the study and treatment of the common ailments affecting the elderly as well as geriatrics syndromes that one sees in elderly likely dementia (memory loss), gait instability and weakness (leading to falls), urinary incontinence, depression (mood disturbances), and osteoporosis (bone weakening).
Since medical condition exhibit differently in the elderly, it is recommended to seek medical attention from a qualified physician and in a timely manner for early diagnosis and prevention.
It is recommended to seek medical attention sooner to avoid progression of the geriatrics syndrome before they start to affect the health of the patient and consequently their loved ones
Also provide consultation regarding help with end-of-life care and pain control.