Cancer Care in Chennai
Organ specific super specialty services to treat a wide variety of cancers
Apollo Specialty Cancer Hospital is an exclusive cancer care hospital, relentlessly fighting the battle to conquer cancer. A 300-bedded, NABH accredited hospital designed to provide all that is needed for world-class cancer care – the most advanced technology especially in diagnosis and radiation, an Oncology team consisting of renowned specialists and a well trained team of medical and paramedical professionals.
A patient-centered cancer treatment is our key to Cancer care. Our Tumour Board comprises of medical, surgical and radiation oncologists. Cancer therapy is personalised, hence the board, in association with the diagnostic consultants examine the case together and decides the best suitable line of treatment for each patient. Medical counsellors, speech therapists, dieticians and other professionals are the other members who support the panel towards achieving its patient-centric treatment goal.
In the realm of bone marrow transplants, we are one of the few centers in India where search for a potential unrelated donor can be performed, and a transplants are routinely performed with excellent outcomes.
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Gallium 68 PET-CT scan is done for the imaging of well differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumours (NET) and Prostate cancers. Neuroendocrine Tumours are characterised by their ability to over express Somatostatin Receptors (SSTR) is most cells. PET Imaging using Gallium 68 Labelled SST analogs (Ga-68 DOTATATE) combined with contrast enhanced multi detector CT images offer higher resolution with promising results in the detection of SST receptor – expressing well differentiated NET tumours with low Ki-67 index. Gallium 68 labelled PSMA (Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen) offers good quality images in patients with Prostate cancer. This scan images the tumor cells that expresses PSMA antigen and is highly sensitive compared to the conventional imaging for lesser detection.
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The Medical Oncologists at Apollo Hospitals, specialise in treating tumors through chemotherapy regimens . Various investigations are conducted to ascertain how the patient responds to a particular drug and to what extent that drug is beneficial in treating the cancer. Thus, personalised chemotherapy is administered for better outcome.
Our Surgical Oncologists are highly trained and specialise in performing complex tumour removal surgeries. We have exclusive operating rooms, recovery bays and well trained CCU staff to support them ably. The success rate for cancer surgeries performed by us is comparable to the best hospitals worldwide. We perform many 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 etc.
Our multidisciplinary team includes Pediatricians, Oncologists, Nurses, Apheresis staff, Infectious disease specialists, a special Paediatric ICU team and a BMT co-ordinator. Our Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Programme ensures that customised care is provided to the children who undergo bone marrow transplants and stem cell therapy. Our Centre has extensive experience in India in treating infants and young children undergoing stem cell transplantation.