Colorectal Cancer Support Group
Apollo Colorectal Cancer support group is Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai Initiative. This group is for patients suffering from colorectal cancer, families & caregivers.
This is an open access group, anyone suffering from colorectal cancer can voluntarily participate in this group, he or she can share their experiences, seek opinion or advice and also guide other patients if they have any query regarding the disease or the treatment.
Objective of this group is to ease or improve the patients overall journey while undergoing the treatment of colorectal cancer and even after the completion of the treatment.
- Spreads awareness regarding colorectal cancer
- Helps in giving the necessary psychological support
- Provides the necessary information regarding disease
- Improves and gives nutritional support
- Helps for stoma care
- Easier mode of communication with the experts
Colorectal cancer- The large intestine, also known as colon is a five feet long tubular structure. After the small intestine, large intestine begins starting with caecum, ascending, transverse and descending colon, sigmoid colon, rectum and anus. It has four linings. It absorbs water from the liquid stool and making it solid.
Stoma comes from the Greek word meaning mouth/opening. It is a surgically created opening to dispel wastes out of the body.
We offer all types of surgical solutions for colorectal cancer, our experts are one of the finest & experienced in various colorectal cancer surgeries like robotic, laparoscopic surgeries, organ preservation surgeries, cytoreductive surgeries & HIPEC & multiviseral relation for advance colorectal cancer.
We have the team of best medical oncologist who have vast experience in chemotherapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, precision therapy for colorectal cancer.
We offer all types of radiation therapy used in colorectal cancer like long course chemo radiotherapy, short course radiotherapy & definitive radiotherapy for organ preservation in colorectal cancer with latest radiation techniques like Rapid arch radiation, IMRT, IGRT, Truebeam & Non-invasive radio surgery.
Our Clinical Team
Dr. Anil D’cruz
Dr Rajesh S Shinde
Dr. Tejinder Singh
Dr. Salil Vijay Patkar
Dr Sandeep De
Dr Dipalee Bharatrao Borade
Dr Rituparna Ghosh
Dr Shalu Shubham Keni
Dr. Varsha Gorey
Ms. Ruchita Mhatre
Our Doctors Speak's
Colorectal Cancer Support Group & Stoma Clinic | Apollo Cancer Centres, Navi Mumbai
Psychotherapeutic Interventions in Stoma Care Service | Dr Rituparna Ghosh & Dr Rajesh S Shinde
Awareness Session on Stoma Care | Dr Rajesh S Shinde
Diet Guidelines For The Patient With Colostomy | Dr Varsha Gorey & Dr Rajesh Shinde