TREATMENTS AND
PROCEDURES

Cancer care

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Be it chemotherapy, radiation or even surgery, at Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai, we've made our treatment methodologies far more precise and effective.

Medical Oncology

Personalised chemotherapy

Taking a shift from the regular procedures of giving chemotherapy and general drug treatment to any cancer patient, the high end therapeutic method is the next level of treating cancer with more personalised drugs. With the help of various investigations, this trend of high end therapeutics that includes various diagnostic tests, and profiling, gives an indication as to whether a particular drug will be beneficial in treating cancer for a patient and how the body of the particular patient will respond when that drug is administered. This kind of treatment is more focused and personalised and is more valuable in combating cancer and helping the patient to conquer it more effectively and efficiently.

Molecular profiling

The Oncology specialists at Apollo Cancer Centre conduct Molecular Profiling and Genetic Profiling using high end therapeutic techniques. Under Molecular Profiling, the cancer tissue sample collected for biopsy or the patient's blood sample undergoes molecular biology tests which predict the patient’s chance of responding to cancer drugs when administered for treatment. Accordingly the treatment is customised to the needs of the patient.

Genetic profiling

In Genetic Profiling the gene mutation of the cancerous cells are checked to predict whether the patient can respond to a particular drug or not. The genes of the patient will help in judging the effectiveness of a method of appropriate cancer treatment.

We use this protocol to treat the various types of cancers such as:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Lymphomas
  • Leukaemia
  • Head and Neck Cancer
Chemotherapy

We understand that undergoing chemotherapy is not easy for a patient, given its side effects. Chemotherapy is administered at dedicated short stay Chemotherapy wards with strict protocols of infection control and a warm and cheery ambience, as well as specially trained nursing staff.

Surgical Oncology

Complex tumour removals are skilfully 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

Apollo Cancer Centre’s comprehensive care is supported by technology and innovative techniques in High Precision Radiation oncology. High tech radiation oncology is used to treat not only small tumours located in critical areas but is useful in large tumours as well. Experts at Apollo Cancer Centre, from a range of disciplines, come together to assess a patient's suitability for the therapy, which is delivered using a number of precisely-targeted stereotactic beams. The 4-dimensional CT scanner is useful in planning treatment to track the tumour's position as it moves when the patient breathes, guaranteeing a high degree of accuracy and potentially fewer side effects by limiting irradiation of the surrounding normal tissues.

TrueBeam STx

The TrueBeam STx system is an innovative solution that is fast and powerful, giving clinicians the ability to navigate the complexities of cancer care with confidence, including challenging cases in the brain, spine, lung, liver and prostate. TrueBeam STx combines imaging, beam delivery and sophisticated motion management to accurately and precisely target tumours with speed.