BIOGRAPHY

Conditions treated by Dr. Kamlesh Bokil

A medical oncologist treats different types of cancer using different techniques like hormone therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, or immunotherapy. A medical oncologist works with other specialists to design a treatment plan according to the type and nature of cancer, age of the patient, stage of cancer. They discuss cancer diagnosis with you, including the stage and type you have. They also assist you to manage the cancer symptoms as well as treatment side effects. Listed below are some of the conditions that Dr. Kamlesh Bokil treats:

  • Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ependymomas
  • Certain Types of Cancer that have been Resistant to Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatment (e.g. Melanoma)
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Breast and Prostate Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Oral or Mouth Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Brain Cancers- Astrocytoma
  • Mixed Gliomas
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Colorectal or Colon Cancer
  • Meningiomas
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Oligodendrogliomas

Signs and Symptoms treated by Dr. Kamlesh Bokil

Cancer can cause different symptoms. However, most of these symptoms are often caused by illness, benign tumors, injury, or other problems. If you experience symptoms that do not disappear after some weeks, consult your doctor so that actual problems could be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. Also, cancer doesn’t cause pain, so see a doctor even if you do not feel pain. You must see a medical oncologist if you have any of the below-listed symptoms of cancer::

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Skin changes, such as yellowing, darkening or redness of the skin, sores that won't heal, or changes to existing moles
  • Unexplained bleeding or bruising
  • Hoarseness
  • Changes in bowel or bladder habits
  • Persistent cough or trouble breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Weight changes, including unintended loss or gain
  • Persistent, unexplained muscle or joint pain
  • Persistent, unexplained fevers or night sweats
  • Lump or area of thickening that can be felt under the skin
  • Persistent indigestion or discomfort after eating

Operating Hours of Dr. Kamlesh Bokil

You can find Doctor Kamlesh Bokil in the clinic/hospital from 11 am to 5 pm (Monday to Saturday). The doctor is not available on Sunday. You should confirm the doctor’s availability you visit him. This is because, sometimes, the doctor is out of the station or might be occupied in some emergencies.

Popular Procedures performed by Dr. Kamlesh Bokil

The below-listed popular procedures that Dr. Kamlesh Bokil performs are:

  • Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is a common procedure for the treatment of a certain type of cancer. It involves the use of chemicals to kill growing cancer cells in the body. Chemotherapy medications can be used alone or combined with other drugs to treat a variety of cancers. A medical oncologist can also use hormone therapy for cancer treatment. This procedure is often used after surgery to reduce the risk of cancer returning back. In some cases, it is used before surgery. Hormone therapy is also used to treat cancer that has returned after treatment.

Qualification

  • MBBS
  • MS

Past Experiences

  • Currently working at Apollo Spectra Hospital

Telemedicine Doctors

MEMBERSHIPS (2)

  • Association of Surgeons of India.
  • Indian Medical Association.

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PROCEDURES

  • Chemotherapy

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What area of specialization does Dr. Kamlesh Bokil have?
Dr. Kamlesh Bokil is a specialized Medical Oncologist and is one of the most sought after doctors in Pune, India.
Does Dr. Kamlesh Bokil offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?
No, this doctor does not offer telemedicine via MediGence
How many years of experience does Dr. Kamlesh Bokil have?
Dr. Kamlesh Bokil is one of the most sought after specialists in India and has over 14 years of experience.

FAQ's Related to Medical Oncologist

What does a medical oncologist do?

Medical Oncologist is a specialist who treats cancer through chemotherapy and other medications such as targeted therapy, and immunotherapy. He is considered the primary health care person for cancer patients. They closely work with the other medical professionals for the best results. A medical oncologist also continues with follow-ups and complete checkups of cancer patients after treatment. If a medical oncologist finds that cancer cannot be treated, they recommend hospice or palliative care for the patients. A medical oncologist is mainly involved to manage cancer.

What are the tests required before and during consultation by a medical oncologist?

A medical oncologist would suggest the below tests to be performed to diagnose cancer:

  • Laboratory Tests
  • Imaging Tests
  • Physical Exam
  • Cancer Screening
  • Biopsy

One of the most common test for cancer, biopsy is a sample of tissues extracted from a body part in order to examine it. A doctor recommends biopsy when a previous test suggests an area of tissues isn't normal.

When should you go to see a medical oncologist?

A person may be referred to a medical oncologist when the primary case doctor thinks that the person shows cancer symptoms. The medical oncologist evaluates the condition of the patient and examines to confirm cancer. You need to see a medical oncologist if you experience the symptoms listed below:

  1. Change in bowel or bladder habits
  2. Indigestion or difficulty swallowing
  3. Change in a wart/mole
  4. Nagging cough
  5. A sore throat
  6. Unusual bleeding or discharge
  7. Lump in the breast or elsewhere