Breast Cancer Treatment at best of Hospitals and Wellness centres in India

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Overview on Breast Cancer Treatment

Treatment of breast cancer depends on the stage. The treatment may involve radiotherapy, surgery or medications. The types of surgeries used included mastectomy (radical mastectomy or simple mastectomy, modified radical mastectomy, patery modified radical mastectomy), breast-conserving surgery, lumpectomy and lymph node dissection. Medical therapy involves chemotherapy for breast cancer or systemic hormonal therapy like tamoxifen.

Kovai Medical Center and Hospital (KMCH), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Avinashi Rd, TNHB Colony, Indira Nagar, Civil Aerodrome Post, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641014

Brief about Hospital

  • NABH accredited hospital
  • 750- bed Multi-disciplinary advanced super specialty hospital
  • Super specialty procedures like Open Heart Surgeries, Valve Replacements, Kidney Transplants, Hip and Knee Replacements, Complex Brain Surgeries and Advanced Spine Surgeries are done regularly at the hospital.
  • The Hospital has 20 operation theatres and modern equipments including the State of the Art Varian Trilogy Linear Accelerator, the world's most advanced PET-CT Scan, 3T MRI, 500 slice Volume CT Scanner

Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon

Sector 51, Gurugram, Haryana 122001

Brief about Hospital

  • Multi super specialty hospital with 250 beds
  • First private hospital in Delhi NCR to have a standalone Image Guided Tumour Navigation Surgery Technology
  • First NABH accredited corporate hospital of Haryana

Wockhardt Hospital - New Age: South Mumbai

1877, Doctor Anandrao Nair Marg, Near Agripada Police Station, Mumbai Central East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400011

Brief about Hospital

  • New Age Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai is equipped with 350 patient beds
  • JCI accredited hospital in South Mumbai
  • The first wireless ECG management system in India
  • The first fully wireless hospital in Asia
  • The first paperless ICU in Mumbai
  • Best experienced & internationally trained doctors

Satguru Pratap Singh Apollo Hospitals, Ludhiana, Punjab

Grand Trunk Rd, Sherpur Chowk, Sherpur, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Brief about Hospital

  • The hospital was once again reaccredited by the Joint Commission International in February 2010.
  • The modern state of the art 350 bedded hospital has the most eminent panel of medical professionals many of whom are leaders in their respective fields, a well-trained paramedical staff and the most skilled & caring nursing professionals.
  • Bariatric (weight loss) surgery, surgical cure for type 2 diabetes, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, mini incision hip replacement, rotating platform knee replacements and awake craniotomy, are a few of the firsts done by Satguru Partap Singh Apollo Hospitals in the region.

Fortis Hospital Bangalore

154/9, Bannerghatta Road, Opposite IIM-B,, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560076 Bangalore, India

Brief about Hospital

  • The hospital was ranked No.3 in the Best Hospitals in the World and No.1 in India for Medical Tourism by the Medical Tourism Quality Alliance (MTQUA).
  • 400-bed multi-specialty hospital.
  • A multi-speciality centre, with a predominant focus on cardiac care.

More about Breast Cancer Treatment



About breast cancer


Breast cancer is a type of cancer where the cells of the breast begin to grow abnormally or uncontrollably. Usually there are 2 types of breast cancer, one which originates in the milk ducts and other which originates in the lobules. These cells can travel to other parts of your body through blood vessels and lymph vessels and when that happens, it is called metastatic (spread of cancer cells to new areas of the body

The surgery can take upto 2-3 hours. The treatment consists of Chemotherapy, hormone therapy, surgery and radiation. The type of surgery that can be done is based on a few aspects like- the size of the cancer, the size of the breasts and where is the cancer located in the breast.


Symptoms/ How to detect breast cancer


A breast lump is just one of the symptoms how you can detect breast cancer. There are a few other signs that you should look out for like-

●    Nipple discharge

●    Breast dimpling

●    Redness or pain or swelling

●    Nipple retraction

●    Inverted nipple

●    Sudden change in size

●    Changes in the skin texture (Scaly skin around the nipple)


If you face the above abnormalities in your breasts for more than 3-5 weeks, it is recommended that you see your doctor right away. Screening for breast cancer (mammogram) can help detect this condition in its earliest and most treatable stage.


Types of breast cancer surgeries


There are 2 major types of breast cancer surgeries performed-

  1. Mastectomy - Mastectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or both of the breasts to treat cancer. The procedure generally takes about 2-3 hours. It is followed by breast reconstruction which is a surgery to reshape the breasts.
  2. Lumpectomy- Lumpectomy is a surgical procedure to remove cancer bearing tissue from the breasts as opposed to mastectomy where the whole breast is removed. It is also called breast conserving surgery. Takes about 20-50 mins.


Best hospital for breast cancer treatment


  • Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI), Gurgaon
  • Narayana super speciality hospital
  • Nanavati hospital, Mumbai


Best breast cancer doctor




Before breast cancer surgery- Educating yourself


It is important to know that not all breast lumps are cancerous but if you notice changes in the breasts that does not relate to your menstrual cycle or any breast infection, you should visit your doctor for the examination and evaluation of the affected breasts to rule out the other possible causes. The tests may include mammograms, blood tests, ultrasound and other imaging tests.

●    Learn about the different types of breast cancer and their treatment procedures.

●    Awareness about the symptoms can timely screening can help reduce the risk.

●    Ask your doctor- what to expect after the surgery and the risk factors.

●    Finding the right doctor for the procedure. Make sure you are seeing the right type of specialist for your cancer.

●    Know your medical history, breast cancer is genetic in 5-10% of the cases.

●    Get breast biopsy- the surest way to detect breast cancer where doctor takes out pieces of breast tissue to check them for cancer cells.

●    Seek a second opinion- Always a good idea.

●    Seek mental support. There are support groups that you can join to cope with the emotional aspects.

●    Learn about the procedure for your specific type of cancer- the cost, the recovery time etc to be prepared.


After the surgery- Recovery


After the surgery there are a few things that you should keep in mind or to look out for so that your recover process is comfortable and fast.

●    Be sure that you go for the follow up visits where the doctor will conduct a few tests to check if the cancer is back.

●    Eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly and stop smoking if you do as it hampers the recovery process.

●    Join support groups, seek support from other young women facing the same and talk about your state.

●    Watch out for the late side effects of the surgery like chest pain, fatigue, numbness, blurred vision and keep updating your doctor regarding it.

●    Take care of the incision- timely change of the bandage to avoid infection.

●    Keep all of your medical records and history saved (incase the cancer comes back).

●    The cut should be kept dry and clean and the patient should take sponge baths until the doctor has removed the drains.

●    Getting used to the changes- The sooner you can confront the changes that has happened, the sooner it will give you the confidence to go back to your normal life.

●    Find out more about breast reconstruction and breast prosthesis.


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