Lung cancer treatment in India


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Lung cancer treatment in India is done using latest state of the art technology by super specialist and top lung cancer doctors in India. Here are some of the details on lung cancer and its treatment options in India. Check below top doctors and hospitals for lung cancer treatment in India.

What is lung cancer ?

Uncontrolled growth of cells inside the lung is called as lung cancer. Lung cancer is the deadliest type of cancer for both men and women. Each year more people die of lung cancer than breast, colon, and prostate cancer put together. Cigarrate smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer. However, lung cancer has occurred in people who have never smoked. Initially, lung cancer is asymptomatic. Lung cancer can be found with a x-ray.

Non-small cell lung cancer

Adenocarcinoma – this type of cancer begins in mucus producing cells.
Squamous cells – develops in larger airways of the lung.
Large cell undifferentiated carcinoma – can develop and begin in any part of the lung.

Small cell lung cancer

This kind of lung cancer usually begins in the center of the lung and spreads more quickly than other type of lung cancers.

Lung cancer symptoms

  • Chronic cough for more than 1 month
  • Shortness of breadth
  • Chest pain
  • Coughing
  • Spitting of blood (Haemoptysis)
  • Long lasting cough
  • Recurring bronchitis
  • Recurring pneumonia
  • Loss of appetite
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Swelling of the arms and face

Causes of lung cancer

  • Smoking
  • Exposure to asbestos
  • Exposure to radon
  • HIV infection
  • Family history
  • History of lung diseases

Diagnosis of lung cancer

  • Chest X-ray
  • CT Scan
  • PET Scan
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Sputum Cytology
  • CT scan directed needle biopsy

Open lung biopsy

If one has been smoking, exposed to second hand smoke (passive smoking), working in industries and has family history of cancer, it is strongly recommended for you to undergo preventive health check ups. Preventive health check ups are the best way to identify the cancer at an early stage. Cancer if detected early will lead to better treatment and care.

Treatment of lung cancer

  1. Staging
  2. Radiotherapy
  3. Thermal ablation
  4. Chemotherapy
  5. Immunotherapy
  6. Targeted therapy

Best hospitals for lung cancer treatment in India

  1. BLK Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi
  2. Artemis Hospital, Gurugram
  3. Gleneagles Global, Bangalore
  4. Apollo Cancer Institute, Chennai
  5. Continental hospital, Hyderabad
  6. Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai
  7. Max Saket, Delhi
  8. Yashoda hospitals, Hyderabad
  9. Fortis Hospital, Kolkata
  10. Narayana Health city, Bangalore

Cost of lung cancer treatment in India

Cost of lung cancer treatment in India would approximately $ 5000 t0 $ 20,000 USD  in a good hospital in India. At least 7-10 day hospital day is required in this procedure. However cost highly depends upon the stage of the disease, extent of the tumor spread and hospital chosen.

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