Cancer is a disease that drains a person and his family both emotionally and financially.
People from all around the world are affected by this menacing disease and seek to find better and more economical options for cancer treatment.
What does it mean to be “high-tech” in medicine? How do we determine the hospitals that are truly the “best”? Opinions undoubtedly vary, and we understand that first and foremost, patients should seek the type and variety of care that they feel is right for them. India has made its mark in cancer treatment, here are Best Hospitals in Cancer Treatment:
Tata Memorial hospital, Mumbai
Tata Memorial Center is among the oldest and largest cancer centers in the world, with over 75 years of exceptional patient care, high-quality training and innovative cancer research. Over the years, it has grown in size and stature, maintaining its pre-eminent position at the forefront of national and global cancer control efforts.
The establishment of the National Cancer Grid is a remarkable example of this foresight and vision – creating the largest cancer network in the world, with over 150 cancer centers, research institutions, patient groups, charitable organizations and professional societies working together to provide uniform standards of cancer care, enhance human resource and conduct collaborative multidisciplinary cancer research within the country and internationally.
Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research center, Delhi
Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Center is today counted amongst Asia’s premier exclusive cancer centers that offer the unique advantage of cutting edge technology, put to use by renowned super specialists. This potent combination of man and machine ensures world-class cancer care to not only patients from India, but also from the neighboring SAARC countries and others.
The Institute offers super specialized tertiary care services in Medical, Surgical and Radiation Oncology, streamlined into dedicated Site-Specific teams. Super Specialists at RGCI & RC practice an organ specific multi-disciplinary approach to cancer diagnosis and treatment, with the Tumor Board acting as a second opinion clinic for cases that are more critical than others.
Indraprastha Apollo hospital, Delhi
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi is the First Hospital in India to be Internationally Accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) consecutively for the fourth time. It is one of the best multi-speciality tertiary acute care hospitals with over 700 beds in India and the most sought after destination in SAARC region for healthcare delivery.
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi successfully performs a Split Liver Transplant in two adults, a first in the city and second in the country.
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi was ranked the 6th best private hospital in India for Cardiology by the WEEK-A C Nielsen, Best Hospital Survey 2013
Apollo Cancer Centre is a Comprehensive Cancer care centre with management of cancers as a multi-speciality concerted approach including the most advanced Radiation Oncology Centre with Novalis Tx, Clinac iX and HDR-Brachytherapy
A 110 year old Kashmiri patient successfully underwent surgery for stomach cancer at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals.
Fortis Malar hospital, Chennai
Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The healthcare verticals of the company primarily comprise hospitals, diagnostics and day care specialty facilities. Currently, the company operates its healthcare delivery services in India, Dubai and Sri Lanka with 43 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), approximately 9,000 potential beds and over 400 diagnostics centers.
In a global study of the 30 most technologically advanced hospitals in the world, its flagship, the Fortis Memorial Research Institute’ (FMRI), was ranked No.2, by ‘topmastersinhealthcare.com, and placed ahead of many other outstanding medical institutions in the world.
Cancer refers to any one of a large number of diseases characterized by the development of abnormal cells that divide uncontrollably and have the ability to infiltrate and destroy normal body tissue. Cancer also has the ability to spread throughout your body.
Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the United States. But survival rates are improving for many types of cancer, thanks to improvements in cancer screening and cancer treatment.
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital, Mumbai
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital is a tertiary-care facility in Versova, Mumbai, India. The 750 bed multi-specialty hospital became operational in the first week of 2009. The project was initiated in 1999 by Nitu Mandke as a large-scale heart hospital, but ran into troubles after his death in 2003.
Kokilaben Hospital is the only hospital in Mumbai to offer a Full Time Doctor System – meaning each doctor works exclusively only for hospital and is employed on a full time basis. In addition, the hospital has achieved numerous milestones including the fastest hospital to complete 1000+ robotic surgeries using the da Vinci Xi® robotic systems.
The hospital courted controversy in 2014 when it offered incentives to doctors for referring patients. It later apologized to the Maharashtra Medical Council. In 2016, the hospital announced that it would be setting up 18 cancer-care centers in rural Maharashtra.
Cancer is potentially curable if diagnosed and treated in early stages. Even in late stages where cure may not be possible patient can be treated to have meaningful life with disease. Correct diagnosis and management is of paramount importance.
The Center for Cancer brings together the expertise within the hospital to provide comprehensive and coordinated care for patients with all types of cancers, including solid tumors and blood related diseases. We offer broad scope of cancer services, ranging from public education, screening and diagnosis, to treatment, pain management and palliative care.