The Gustave Roussy Medical Oncology Department is one of the largest in France with a team of more than 430 personnel. It covers a very wide clinical spectrum consisting of all cancer specialties as well as rare cancers.
Thus, the Department manages patients in the various stages of their disease (treatment, post-therapeutic follow-up and palliation) over the full range of solid tumours and haematological malignancy. It works closely with the Gustave Roussy consultative organ-specific cancer committees. Several of these are headed by a member of the Department:
- Digestive Tract
- Breast disease
- Chest Disease
- Sarcomas / Complex Tumours
In parallel with this treatment activity, the department also provides more general services:
- gastrointestinal endoscopy
- cell therapy centre (bone narrow transplant).
The activities of the Medical Oncology Department are based on the principal goals of the Gustave Roussy Institute:
- Clinical management (conventional admissions, day hospital admissions and outpatient consultations)
- Research activity
- Teaching activity