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Services And Treatments


Medical Oncology

Over one thousand new patients receive chemotherapy of the highest standards at Apollo Hospitals every year. Conventional and high dose chemotherapy are routinely administered. The center routinely performs chemotherapy for different solid tumors and drug combinations. Paediatric Oncology is under the care of specialised consultants, while Haemato-oncology is one of the most successful areas of Medical Oncology.


Surgical Oncology

Complex tumour removals are skillfully performed by Apollo’s highly trained and motivated surgical oncologists. They are ably supported by dedicated operating theatres, recovery and ICU staff. Apollo’s success rate in oncology surgeries is comparable to that of the best centres in the world. Specialized surgeries like skull base, commando, liver resection, micro vascular reconstructions of flaps, extensive resection of hepatic and lung tumours, limb conserving surgery in bone tumours, laparoscopic surgery in staging and diagnosis, and the like are performed with high success rates.


Radiation oncology

  • NOVALIS Tx
  • Cyber knife
  • LINAC
  • Brachytherapy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

As one of the most advanced cancer treatment options available, Novalis Tx radiosurgery & radiotherapy is changing the face of cancer treatment, and has already helped thousands of people continue to go to work, spend time with family and friends and take part in their favourite activities, while fighting cancer.

It has several advantages in that it is-Precise

  • Shapes the radiation beam to match the exact contour of the tumor or lesion, ensuring the maximum prescribed dose of high-energy radiation is delivered to the entire tumor
  • Protects surrounding healthy tissue
  • Adapts the treatment beam to breathing and other body movements to continuously maintain safe, complete and accurate dose delivery
  • Fast
  • Non-invasive, outpatient procedure lasts just 15 to 20 minutes, rather than hours, for a more comfortable and less restricted treatment experience than other radiosurgery devices
  • Reduces the likelihood of patient or tumor movements, ensuring the highest possible level of treatment accuracy
  • Treatment can take place in a single day, although your doctor will decide if your treatment should be administered in a single dose or in a series of doses
  • Versatile
  • Employs a wide range of treatment modalities, ensuring you receive the best treatment for your individual case. Other radiosurgery devices are limited to only one treatment modality
  • Delivers the industry’s highest dose rate, penetrating deeper to treat tumors previously considered untreatable
  • Offers hope to patients with clinical conditions once considered untreatable and those for whom surgery is not an option
  • Frameless radiosurgery offers a more patient-friendly alternative to other radiosurgery devices that require immobilization with a head ring that attaches to the skull

Transplant

  • BMT
  • Stem Cell Transplant

Bone Marrow Transplants are performed to treat malignant conditions like Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Lymphatic Leukaemia, Myeloma and Hodgkin’s disease. Specific cases of solid tumours and genetic disorders like Thalassemia have also benefited from this treatment. The BMT unit at Apollo has expertise in both Autologous and Allogenic bone marrow transplants.

The blood and bone marrow transplantation center at Apollo Hospitals, India has performed numerous transplantations with an excellent success rate. Apollo Hospitals, India is also a trusted name in BMT for international patients, as the hospital has not just a highly qualified BMT team, but also very stringent infection control norms which are critical for BMT patients. BMT treatment is available at Apollo Hospitals at Chennai, New Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata. To read more about BMT, click here...

 

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