Use of chemotherapy is a prevalent option these days to treat cancer. Use of chemotherapy can help lessen some of the stress during patients treatment.

What is Chemotherapy ?

Chemotherapy is use of anti-cancer drugs to destroy cancer cells. In chemotherapy sometimes only one drug is used or it can be given in combination of drugs for effective management. Chemotherapy can be given before or after surgery or radiation therapy.

How chemotherapy is given ?

  • Orally
  • Needle inserted into vein
  • Directly into infected organs
  • As a cream

Side effects

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Mouth sours or ulcers
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Hair loss
  • Weakness
  • Loss of apetite
  • Dry eyes

Best hospitals for chemotherapy in India

  1. BLK Superspecialty Hospital, New Delhi
  2. Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon
  3. Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center, Bangalore
  4. HCG EKO Cancer Center, Kolkata
  5. American Oncology, Hyderabad
  6. Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai
  7. Gleneagles Global BGS, Bangalore
  8. Continental Hospital, Hyderabad
  9. Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad
  10. Seven Hills, Mumbai

Cost of chemotherapy in India

Cost of chemotherapy in India varies from hospital to hospital and stage of the disease. Cost of chemotherapy in cancer may vary from $500 – $ 3,000 USD / Cycle.

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