Lung Cancer Treatment in India

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What is Lung Cancer

The lungs are located in the chest. When you breathe, air goes through your nose, down your windpipe (trachea), and into the lungs, where it flows through tubes called bronchi. Most lung cancer begins in the cells that line these tubes.

There are two main types of lung cancer:

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type of lung cancer.

Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) makes up about 20% of all lung cancer cases.

If the lung cancer is made up of both types, it is called mixed small cell/large cell cancer. If the cancer started somewhere else in the body and spreads to the lungs, it is called metastatic cancer of the lungs.

Causes of Lung Cancer

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Treatment for Lung Cancer

Treatment for lung cancer depends on the type of cancer and how advanced it is:

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The above treatments may be done alone or in combination. Your doctor can tell you more about the specific treatment you will receive.

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Cost of Lung Cancer Treatment

The first step is to correctly diagnose the stage of lung cancer. The first line of investigation for diagnosing Lung Cancer is a simple Chest X-Ray followed by High Resolution CT Scan of the Lungs. Bronchoscopy is done to take tissue for biopsy which is then sent to the laboratory for histopathology. Once the lab report confirms the presence of cancer and its type then a whole body PET CT is done to see whether the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. The cost of these investigations would be approximately USD 500-700. Once we know the stage of the cancer then the treatment is planned. If surgical excision of the tumour is to be done then the cost of the surgery would be around USD 5000 - 6000. Frozen section biopsy is done during the surgery to make sure that the entire cancer is removed and the margins are clear.

The hospital stay for lung cancer surgery would be 5-7 days and post discharge stay in India would be about 2 weeks. So you should ideally plan a trip for about 3-4 weeks to India for getting the complete treatment. You can send your reports by email or whatsapp to get an estimate about the cost of the treatment before arriving in India.

Apart from the treatment the other costs like travelling, hotels and food are all cheaper in India. The boarding and lodging cost for the patient and one attendant in a decent airconditioned guest house would be around USD 40-60 per day. Those who have to stay for long periods can even rent an apartment for around 300-400 USD per month. The stay in cancer cases is longer where the patient needs multi modality treatment. For query please whatsapp at +91-9958222443 or email to info@theihc.in

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Our Cancer Hospitals

Cancer treatment requires high quality equipments and care. Hence in India cancer hospitals are majorly tertiary care setups. Some of the best cancer hospitals in India with best in class facilities are located in Delhi/NCR and Mumbai. In Delhi/NCR we have hospitals like Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, India whcih is considered as one of the most advanced hospitals for cancer treatment. Apart from Fortis we have Paras Hospital Gurgaon, India which is a great setup for cancer surgeries. Similarly in Munbai we have Nanavati hospital which offers great cancer treatment facilities all the way from cancer surgery, chemotherapy, liver transplant, bone marrow transplant and even heart and lung transplants.

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Technology at our Disposal

Our Hospitals have the latest MRI, CT Scan, Digital X-Ray, Mammography, Ultrasound, Colour Doppler, PET CT Scan, Gamma Camera (Nuclear Medicine Scans), Image Guided Radiation Therapy, Gamma Knife, Cyber Knife etc which gives us the diagnostic and theraputic confidence for providing the right treatment.

Modular fully equipped Operation Theatres with hepa-filters for zero infection rate and C-Arm backed by a state of art ICU helps us in providing world class treatment to our patients. Similarly in cases of transplant our well equipped isolation rooms ensure a zero infection rate which is very important for transplant patients as they have compromised immunity after the surgery.

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Our Cancer Doctors

Our team of doctors include some of the best names from the Indian Medical Fraternity. Dr Ankur Garg - Liver Transplant and Hepato Biliary and Pancreatinc Cancer Surgeon, Dr Kaushal Yadav, Dr Niranjan Naik, Dr Rama Joshi, Dr Sumita Singh, Dr Priyanjana Sharma, Rajiv Yadav- Cancer Surgeon, Dr Pradeep Bansal and Dr Fateh Singh Kidney Transplant Surgeon, Dr Rahul Bhargava and Dr Dharma Choudhary - Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist, Dr Vinod Raina, Dr Suresh Advani - Medical Oncologist, Dr Sandeep Attawar and Dr Hemant Pathare - Heart & Lung Transplant Surgeon, Dr Rajat Gupta - Orthopaedic Cancer Surgeon, Dr Amal Roay Chaudhoory and Dr Subodh Pande Radiation Oncologist.

 

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Dr Ankur Garg

Liver Transplant & Cancer

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Dr Sumita Singh

Breast Cancer Surgeon

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Dr Niranjan Naik

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Dr Kaushal Yadav

Dr Kaushal Yadav

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Dr Rajat Gupta

Dr Rajat Gupta

Bone Cancer Surgeon

Dr Priyanjana Sharma

Dr Priyanjana Sharma

Head & Neck Cancer Surgeon

Dr Rama Joshi

Dr Rama Joshi

Gynae Cancer Surgeon

Dr Vinod Raina

Dr Vinod Raina

Medical Oncologist

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Dr Suresh Advani

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Dr Pradeep Bansal

Dr Pradeep Bansal

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Dr Fateh Singh

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Dr Rajiv Yadav

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Dr Sandeep Attawar

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Dr Hemant Pathare

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Dr Rahul Bhargava

Bone Marrow Transplant

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Dr Dharma Choudhary

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Dr Rana Patir

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