A condition in which the cancer cells grow in the breast uncontrollably causing a tumour. If untreated can be life threatening.
Skin irritation or dimpling
Breast or nipple pain
Redness or thickening of the nipple or breast skin
Abnormal nipple discharge other than breast milk
Swelling of all or part of a breast (even if no distinct lump is felt)
This is a malignant lung tumor characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. If left untreated, it can spread to tissues or other parts of the body.
A cough that does not go away easily or gets worse
Coughing up blood or rust-colored spit or phlegm
Chest pain that is often worse with deep breathing, coughing, or laughing
Shortness of breath
Infections like bronchitis and pneumonia that do not go away or keep coming back
HEAD AND NECK CANCER
The cancers arising in the lip, oral cavity (mouth), nasal cavity (inside the nose), paranasal sinuses, pharynx, and larynx.
Swelling or sore that does not heal
Red or white patch in the mouth
Persistent nasal congestion
Blood in the saliva or phlegm
Foul mouth odor
Pain or difficulty chewing, swallowing, or moving the jaw or tongue
Hoarseness or change in voice
The cancers that affect organs like stomach, esophagus, gall bladder, bowels, rectum, anus, liver, and pancreas. The treatment depends on the location of the tumor, and type of cancer cell as well as it has affected other tissues.
Feeling full after eating only a small amount
It starts in the bone marrow which is an integral source of blood production. In this, the blood production process is interrupted due to an abnormal type of blood cell.
Swollen lymph nodes that usually do not hurt
Discomfort or swelling in the abdomen
Fever or night sweats
Pain in the bones or joints,
Bleeding and bruising
This is a type of cancer that starts in the cervix, the lower part of the uterus (womb). It is the third most common type of cancer found in women.
Abnormal vaginal bleeding, such as bleeding after vaginal intercourse,
Bleeding after menopause, bleeding and spotting between periods
Pain during intercourse
An unusual discharge from the vagina
Max Hospitals, India includes a Tumor Board, which is a treatment planning approach, comprising of a medical oncologist, radiation oncologist and a surgical oncologist to discuss the medical conditions and treatment options of a patient.
Max Hospitals, India, offers best treatment for prostate cancer using Robotic Assisted Prostatectomy, which is a kind of laparoscopic surgery.
At Max Hospitals, India, we offer advanced treatment for prostate cancer using Radiosurgery. It is a stereotactic radiotherapy that is used for treatment of brain tumors as it provides a high dose of radiation treatment only to the area affected with tumor.
Radiation therapy at Max Hospitals, India is used for treating prostate cancer. This procedure uses high-energy radiation like X rays, and charged particles to control or kill cancer cells.
Commando Surgery(Combined Mandibulectomy and Neck Dissection Operation)
At Max Hospitals, India, we perform a complicated COMMANDO surgery for 1 st degree malignancy of tongue. This procedure requires total removal of tongue together with block dissection of cervical nodes.
Max Hospitals, India, uses HIPEC, a highly concentrated, heated chemotherapy for treating tumors in the abdominal lining that stem from colon, gastric, appendix, ovarian, mesothelioma and other cancers.
At Max Hospitals, India, we offer palliative chemotherapy especially to terminal cancer patients to slow down their progression of cancer.
PET CT scan
We at Max Hospitals, India are equipped with PET (Positron Emission Tomography)/CT (Computed Tomography) scan, which is an advanced nuclear imaging technique that provides information about the structure and function of cells and tissues in the body during a single imaging session.
Max Hospitals, India, provides a brain tumor surgery to remove the tumor and its surrounding tissue during operation without any neurological damage.
At Max Hospitals, India, the whipple procedure is performed for removing tumors in head of the pancreas, parts of small intestine and gall bladder.
Max Hospitals, India, promotes hormone therapy also known as hormone treatment, hormonal therapy, or endocrine therapy to slow the growth of hormone sensitive tumors by reducing the body’s immunity to produce hormones.
Autologous and Allogenic bone marrow transplant
Max Hospitals, India, offers an Autologous stem cell transplantation, a procedure where stem cells are removed from patient and stored. The patient is then treated with high dose chemotherapy to eradicate their malignant cells. Thereafter, the patient's own stored stem cells are transfused into their blood. Max Hospitals, India, provides an Allogenic transplantation, a procedure where stem cells are donated form one person to another, preferably a genetic matched stem cell donor. The donor’s healthy stem cells are used for replacing the patient’s unhealthy cells that have been damaged by giving high dose of chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
Max Hospitals, India, offers an allogenic haemopoietic stem cell (HPC) transplantation, which involves matching the tissue type with that of a related or unrelated donor.
Mud(Matched Unrelated Donor)
Max Hospitals, India offers an allogenic MUD (Matched Unrelated Donor) transplantation, a procedure that identifies human leukocyte antigens (HLA)-matched bone marrow donor, especially for patients without a family donor.
The facilities provided at Max are:
Query resolution, including doctor tele consultation
Travel Arrangements- Airport pick up facility. Tours and Travels assists in making arrangements for tours and sightseeing
Single window of contact involves the Relationship Manager to help patient from time of admission to discharge
Interpreter Services-Male and female interpreters for languages are available as per requirement
Accommodation arrangements- Hotels and Guest Houses are available both for pre-admission and post discharge
Value Added Services-
Visa Arrangement Facility for patients to avail medical treatment. If required the visa can be extended depending on the course of treatment
FRRO registration facility to help in registration formalities at Foreign Region Registration Office
Currency Exchange and Wire Transfer facility are available withon hospital premises
Internet Connectivity and calling card facility like Internet, laptop, calling card are available in hospital on chargeable basis
Care Hire Facility is available on chargeable basis for local sight seeing
Post Discharge Queries by patients are handled by doctors through mails and phone calls.
Conference Call Services between patients and doctors are available for clarifying their doubts before and after treatment.
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How Cryotherapy & Limb Salvage Surgery treated Osteosarcoma Bone Cancer
A video showing how cryotherapy & limb salvage surgery at Max Patparganj helped Bibi Sediqi, a 10 Years old from Afghanistan to beat osteosarcoma bone cancer. Bibi had swelling and pain in her right knee after she fell in school while playing. Her condition was not improving, and above all, she was not able to walk. Bibi's parents being worried took her to different hospitals in Afghanistan where the doctors said that she had bone cancer and the only way to help her survive was amputation (removal of a diseased part from the body). Bibi's parents were really sad hearing this and decided to take Bibi to India for treatment with the hope that her leg could be saved. They visit Max Hospital, Patparganj where Dr Vivek Sharma took charge of her case. After consulting with the oncology board, it was decided that through limb salvage surgery, Bibi's leg could be saved. After going through 3 chemotherapies, the surgery was done. Further, cryotherapy which is a method of killing tumor in nitrogen liquid was also done. Dr Vivek also used customised expandable megaprosthesis in this operation which is a new technique of putting artificial bone which can grow and expand with age. Today, Bibi can walk properly, and her parents are quite happy. To know more, visit: https://www.maxhealthcare.in/blogs/orthopaedics/what-limb-salvage-cancer-surgery
Osteosarcoma Treatment With Total Femur Replacement
This video shows an amazing story of Sahib, who overcame osteosarcoma through total femur replacement treatment at Max Healthcare, Vaishali. Sahib, a 14-year-old boy injured his thigh bone while playing at his school in Baghdad. When he was taken to the hospital, the doctors told that he had a fractured thigh bone, however, after biopsy doctors claimed that he was suffering from Osteosarcoma – an aggressive bone cancer, which caused the fracture. Sahib's parents went to many doctors in their country, however, each and every doctor recommended amputation of his leg as a treatment for Osteosarcoma. Hopeless, they turned to Max Healthcare as a last resort to save their son's future.
Sahib's parents took him to India at Max Healthcare, Vaishali where Dr Verma took charge of his case. The case was quite serious and after consulting the bone cancer & tumour board of experts, Dr Verma decided to do a limb salvage surgery with Total femur bone removal. Sahib's limb salvage surgery was highly successful and Sahib started walking within 6 months of surgery. Today, Sahib's parents are very happy with the efforts of Max Healthcare, and the progress in the performance of their son's leg. Max Healthcare helped Sahib and his family a new life to live & enjoy. To Know More, visit: https://www.maxhealthcare.in/technology/limb-salvage-cancer-surgery
Pancreatic Cancer Treatment & Surgery
A video showing successful pancreatic cancer treatment & surgery of Mr Umashankar at Max Healthcare Saket. Pancreatic Cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to treat and has one of the highest mortality rates among cancer patients. Mr Umashankar's ordeal began when he fell during his morning walk due to dizziness. His friends took him to Max Healthcare Saket where doctors took his blood test. Through the blood test, it became clear that he had very low haemoglobin which was caused by pancreatic cancer. Umashankar and his wife were worried, however, somehow they decided to go forward with the treatment. Dr Dinesh Singhal at Max Healthcare Saket took charge of the case and assured Mr Umashankar that they would try their best to ensure his recovery and quality of life. The operation was technically different from other pancreatic cancer cases and took more than 8 hours. Today Umashankar is fit and gives all the credits for his happy life to Max Healthcare Saket. To know more, visit: https://www.maxhealthcare.in/
Chemo for Breast Cancer | Recovery & Success after Chemotherapy
In this video, see how Mrs Namita Malik went through chemo for breast cancer and successfully recovered from the disease after chemotherapy. Mrs Namita was shocked when she got to know through a biopsy that she had breast cancer. When she met Dr Devavrat Arya at Max Healthcare Lajpat Nagar, she was really worried and had many questions to ask. According to her, Dr Devavrat regularly motivated her and made her accept the fact that after chemotherapy, she would be completely fine & healthy. Mrs Namita has completed her Chemotherapy and is improving day by day. To know more, visit: https://www.maxhealthcare.in/hospital-network/max-institute-cancer-care-lajpat-nagar
Fighting prostate cancer with advanced chemotherapy
Two years ago, Mr. Manmohan Singh had become very demoralized following his prostate cancer diagnosis. He thought nothing could help him but with the encouragement and expertise of the oncologists at Max Onco Daycare Centre, he found the courage to undergo chemotherapy and fight cancer. Watch his beautiful journey here.
Breast cancer- Surgical treatment followed by chemo and radiotherapy
When Ragini Rao was diagnosed with breast cancer she was devastated. Her relatives and extended family offered her no support but her supportive husband encouraged her to fight against cancer courageously. Watch her endearing story of positivity to know more about her cancer journey at the Max Onco Daycare Centre, Lajpat Nagar.
Chemotherapy helps Lheoma fight ovarian cancer
Lheoma Nancy had the shock of her life when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She was emotionally broken and was on the verge of losing all hope. But the cancer specialists at Max Healthcare, India motivated her to fight back against cancer with courage. Watch how chemotherapy helped her win the battle against cancer.
Max Healthcare helps Mrs.Subodh put an end to recurrence of cancer!
Homemaker Mrs.Subodh was able to return to her normal life after winning her battle against cancer. A team of some of the Best Cancer/Bone Marrow Surgeons in India helped her win this ordeal against cancer. With the help of HIPEC, an advanced and highly effective chemotherapy procedure which destroys remaining cancer cells, chances of recurrence are drastically reduced. At Max Healthcare, the Best hospital in India for cancer management, advanced treatment modalities like HIPEC ensures that our cancer patients are not just survivors but victory in the long run!