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Max Institute of Cancer Care

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Overview

At Max Institute of Cancer Care, we offer a holistic and integrated treatment by consolidating views of experts in Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, and Medical Oncology. Our best cancer doctors at Saket, Patparganj, Vaishali, Shalimar Bagh, Gurgaon, Max Smart, Lajpat Nagar, Mohali and Bathinda, specialize in treating cancers affecting Breast, Head and Neck, Lung, Gastrointestinal tract and others.

We believe in treating Cancer with a combination of Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Surgery and Targeted Therapy. We are the first facility in northern India to acquire Novalis Tx for IMRT/IGRT, Radiosurgery, HIPEC and SRS/SRT. Additionally, we are equipped with an advanced Da Vinci XI Robotic System for treating complex conditions like cancers of prostate, cervix, colon/rectum, as well as heart tumors. The procedure is the next frontier for minimally invasive surgery.

FAQs

What is cancer treatment?

Cancer treatment refers to the use of various methods such as surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy to manage cancer.

What are the different types of cancer treatments available?

The different types of cancer treatments available include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, hormone therapy, and stem cell transplant.

What are the side effects of cancer treatment?

The side effects of cancer treatment depend on the type of treatment used, but common side effects include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, hair loss, skin irritation, and loss of appetite.

Can cancer treatment affect my fertility?

Yes, cancer treatment can affect fertility, especially chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Discuss fertility preservation options with doctors before starting cancer treatment.

How is cancer treatment tailored to individual patients?

Cancer treatment is tailored to individual patients based on several factors, like the type and stage of cancer, the individual's overall health, and personal preferences.

What is the goal of cancer treatment?

 Cancer treatment aims to eliminate cancer cells from the body, prevent cancer from spreading, and improve the patient's quality of life.

Can cancer treatment cure cancer?

In some cases, cancer treatment can cure cancer, but it depends on several factors, like the type and stage of cancer and overall health.

Does surgery have a role in cancer treatment?

Surgery removes cancerous tumours and relieves symptoms caused by tumours. It can be used alone or in combination with other cancer treatments.

What role does chemotherapy play in cancer treatment?

Chemotherapy uses drugs to kill cancer cells. It is also used to shrink tumours before surgery and kill any remaining cancer cells after surgery.

What is the role of radiation therapy in cancer treatment?

Radiation therapy makes use of radiation to destroy cancerous cells. It may be used as a stand-alone treatment or in other cancer treatments.

What is targeted therapy?

Targeted therapy uses drugs to target proteins or genes contributing to the growth and spread of cancer cells.

What is immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy helps the body's immune system fight cancer. It can be used alone or in combination with other cancer treatments.

What is hormone therapy?

Hormone therapy blocks and lowers the levels of hormones contributing to the growth of certain cancers.

What is a stem cell transplant?

Stem cell transplant replaces damaged or destroyed bone marrow with healthy stem cells which helps the body make new blood cells.

Can cancer treatment affect my mental health?

Yes, cancer treatment can affect your mental health and lead to symptoms such as anxiety and depression. It's crucial to seek support from mental health professionals if you experience these symptoms.

What is palliative care?

Palliative care depends on relieving symptoms and improving the quality of life for those with serious illnesses like cancer.

Can cancer treatment affect my heart health?

Yes, some cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy, can affect heart health. It is important to discuss any concerns about heart health with your doctor before starting cancer treatment.

Can cancer treatment cause fatigue?

Yes, cancer treatment can cause fatigue, which is a feeling of tiredness or weakness that does not go away with rest. It is important to rest when you feel tired and to discuss any concerns with your doctor.

How can I manage the side effects of cancer treatment?

Managing the side effects of cancer treatment may involve medication, lifestyle changes, and support from a healthcare team. It is important to discuss any side effects with your doctor to determine the best course of action.

Is chemotherapy the only treatment for cancer?

No, chemotherapy is not the only treatment for cancer. Other treatment options may include radiation therapy, surgery, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, and hormone therapy. 

How does radiation therapy work?

Radiation therapy uses high-energy particles and waves to destroy cancer cells. The radiation targets the cancerous area and may be delivered externally or internally. 

What is hospice care?

Hospice care focuses on providing support and comfort to people who are in the final stages of a terminal illness, including cancer. Hospice care may involve pain management, emotional and spiritual support, and other types of care.

Disease Management Group

Gastro Intestinal & Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgical Oncology
Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Oncology
Head & Neck Oncology
Paediatric (Ped) Oncology
Uro-Oncology

Our Medical Experts

Max Healthcare is home to 5000 eminent doctors in the world, most of whom are pioneers in their respective fields. Additionally, they are renowned for developing innovative and revolutionary clinical procedures.

Our Medical Experts

Max Healthcare is home to 5000 eminent doctors in the world, most of whom are pioneers in their respective fields. Additionally, they are renowned for developing innovative and revolutionary clinical procedures.

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Tumour Board

At Max Institute of Cancer Care (MICC), we understand that each cancer and cancer patient is different from the other. A team of experts from surgical oncology, radiation oncology, medical oncology, pathology, imaging and related disciplines come together in the Tumor Board meetings to discuss each and every case and form a customized/ joint decision and a treatment plan.

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