Cancer Specialist(s) in India

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the popular procedures performed by a cancer specialist in India?
  • Chemotherapy: Specialised drugs are administered (intravenous or orally) to destroy the growing cancer cells.
  • Biological Therapy: Also known as Immunotherapy, where the body’s immune system is made to fight against cancer. In this technique, immune cells taken from the patient’s body are genetically modified in the lab and are injected back.
  • Hormonal Therapy: Certain cancers (breast and prostate) are triggered by hormones. This therapy acts by adding, removing, and blocking body hormones that stop/restricts the growth of cancer cells.
  • Radiotherapy: High ionizing radiations or high-powered energy beams (X-ray or Protons) are utilized to kill cancer cells.
  • Radiosurgery: Innovation in radiotherapy, where a high dose of radiation is explicitly targeted at cancer cells without damaging nearby healthy tissues.
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT): Advanced radiation therapy for reducing the damage to active cells and tissues by the use of the high precision technique.
  • Targeted Therapy: This therapy uses drugs that block/interfere with some molecules required by the cancer cells for their growth.
  • Brachytherapy: Also known as radioactive seeds, where radiation therapy is used to kill cancer cells. It differs from radiotherapy, as radioactive material is directly placed on the tumour in this method.
  • Image-Guided Radiosurgery: Procedure that helps achieve pinpoint accuracy to treat cancerous tumours, surgical instruments are used with preoperative or intraoperative images by surgeons.
  • Image-Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT): Imaging techniques are used during radiation treatment to direct radiation therapy by utilizing imaging coordinates of the radiotherapy plan.
  • Photodynamic Therapy: This remedy entails use of a drug (photosensitizing agent) and a distinct form of light. At some point of this remedy, a specific wavelength of light is incident on the drug, in which the photosensitizing agent gets activated and oxygen is produced. This therapy effectively kills cancer cells.
  • Stem Cell Cancer Treatment: Stem cells are early blood cells that develop into RBCs, WBCs, and platelets. Stem cell transplant stimulates formation of new blood cells that were destroyed by cancer.
  • Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy: Introduced in 2007, this method delivers treatment with accuracy and speed. High dose distributions with accurate target volume are achieved with this novel radiation technique
  • Gene Therapy: Utilises genes to treat cancer. Abnormal or the absent gene is replaced with the normal one so that useful proteins are produced.
  • Proton Therapy: Proton beams are irradiated on cancer tissues to treat cancer.
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT): In this method, excessive doses of radiation consisting of several beams of different intensities are directed at various angles to target cancer cells.
What is the average consulting fees of a Cancer Specialist in India?

The average consulting fees of cancer specialists in India ranges from INR 1000 to INR 3000. The consulting prices depend on the doctor's comprehensive clinical experience, academic certifications, his/her status in the field, and most important cases handled so far.

Doctors with substantial clinical experience have more extraordinary accurate precision for diagnosis and treatment and so may charge more.

Why should you choose a Cancer Specialist from India?

Cancer specialists in India are equipped and updated with the most recent and most advanced developments and techniques in cancer.

Cancer specialists in India go through a challenging academic curriculum and need to qualify for exceptionally competitive examinations. First, a medical student must complete a very rigorous 5 ½ years actual graduation (MBBS) that includes an internship. He/she operates in multiple clinical departments on a rotational basis to obtain real clinical experience in all clinical disciplines.

Post completion of actual graduation, doctors prepare for a nationwide entrance, and upon qualifying the same, they can apply for a] MS (specialization of 3 years) which is followed by three-year MCH program b] MD (medicine/paediatrics), along with DM (medical oncology) c] MD in radiotherapy. Healthcare professionals can opt for DNB (Post-graduate Master's degree for Specialist Doctors of National board) if they cannot go for MD, MS programs.

Recent regulation in India also mandates all the doctors to complete 2-5 years of compulsory rural service enriching the clinical exposure and better practical experience.

Apart from this, several doctors travel abroad to work with globally recognized medical experts and complete distinguished courses to acquire exceptional clinical expertise. Cancer specialists in India focus on gaining technical expertise.

Majority of cancer specialists in India are entitled to fellowships from the topmost and well recognized global institutes and the exposure of working with internationally recognized healthcare professionals. This makes Indian cancer specialists more suitable and versatile to numerous techniques, approaches, and methods for various surgical treatments.

What are the types of cancer specialists in India?
  • Medical Oncologists: Specialists that treat cancer with chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, and hormone therapy.
  • Radiation Oncologists: Specialists which are expertized in treating cancer utilizing radiation.
  • Surgical Oncologist: Surgical approach to remove tumours.
  • Gynaecological Oncologist: Specialists expert in treating cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancers.
  • Hematologic Oncologists: Specialists expert in treating blood cancers like myeloma, leukaemia, and lymphoma.
  • Paediatric Oncologists: Specialists treating cancers in children.
How do I schedule an Online Consultation with the best Cancer Specialist in India?
MediGence brings some of the most experienced and awarded Cancer Specialist from all over India. To avail the online consultation with the doctor:
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Which are the countries from where I can avail Cancer Specialist for telemedicine?
You can avail the doctors from over 10+ countries. Cancer Specialist are available from India, Thailand, Turkey, Spain, Dubai and many more destinations. You can pick and choose the specialist from the country of your choice based on your preferences and requirements.
How much does it cost for the online consultation with the Cancer Specialist?
You have the option to choose the doctor from the pool of our handpicked top Cancer Specialist from worldwide. The video consultation charges differ from country to the country starting from 25 USD and it goes up to 750 USD. You may find all the information about the top Cancer Specialist, consultation charges on our website. Please follow the link to start your journey with us.
How does MediGence ensure that online consultation is safe on their platform?
We strictly follow HIPAA and GDPR compliance level data safety and security standards. We do not store any data with respect to your online consultation with the doctor and moreover your medical records are stored in the HIPAA compliant cloud in the encrypted format. Once you finish your video consultation with the doctor, you receive a link on your email and the dashboard to download the recording that is valid only for 72 hours. On expiry, the video is permanently deleted.
What is the health care infrastructure of India / Why should opt for India as a destination for your medical treatment?
India is recognized for its strict rules and regulations which has kept the country in strict discipline. As an upside, the country has well-maintained regulations for every process and impressive medical healthcare facilities which has garnered thousands of visitors from across the world. The reasons for opting hospitals in India is the astounding treatment options available at a very cost effective price range, which is undoubtedly affordable than most of the developed countries across the world. Besides the well-planned infrastructure, the treatment options and alternatives offered are tempting enough. Apart from that, the country also flaunts high success rates and has thus been able to cure some of the most complex diseases in the world.
What are the conditions of the hospitals in India? Are they JCI certified. What is the quality of the support staff in the hospitals?
Contrary to a few decades back, the hospitals in India have upgraded manifolds. The conditions of the multispecialty clinics have been modified to include the modern amenities and devices at large. This makes it ideally competent to the healthcare infrastructure in other developed countries making it capable of providing uncompromised treatment options to the medical tourists. A few of the hospitals and multispecialty clinics have earned due JCI certification and are thus, counted among the most trusted hospitals in the country. One of the most important aspects of availing healthcare benefits from any hospital is the quality of the support staff. Besides owning proficient doctors and surgeons, the efficiency of the support staff plays a major role on the health of the candidate. Keeping in mind the necessity, the staffs are well-trained to deal with every kind of situation thereby ensuring complete safety to the patients.
Are the doctors/surgeons in India of the best quality?
One of the many reasons for the success of medical and health department of India, is the supreme quality of the medical professionals. The doctors and surgeons providing treatments in India are globally recognized for their service towards the medical field. Furnished with degrees from reputed universities and decades of training and experience, the doctors have earned high success rates throughout their professional career.
What is the process for obtaining medical visa in India?
The Korean embassy follows a strict protocol for obtaining visa for travelling to the country. The necessary documents (photocopies and original) have been listed on their official website and should be strictly adhered to. However, one must definitely keep the documents at hand while applying for the same:
  • Two recent passport size photographs of the candidate not older than six months
  • Visa application fee which needs to be paid
  • Photocopy of the visa application fee paid
  • Confirmation of the duly filled visa application form
  • Civil status of the candidate
  • Copy of the entire travel itinerary
  • Proof of round ticket of flight as well as the accommodation reserved for staying
  • Other documents like birth certificate, residential proof, etc., which may also be required.
What support services does MediGence provide in India?
Keeping in mind every travelling protocol listed by the government, MediGence ensures a hassle-free medical travelling experience in India. Right from the beginning of the journey to the end, MediGence assists the candidates and the family with utmost care thereby making the stay as comfortable as it can be. Hence, here is a list of services provided for candidate satisfaction:
  • Medical travel and insurance query related support
  • Medical travel guidance
  • Visa Assistance
  • Free airport to hospital transfer
  • On-Ground Support
  • Teleconsultations
  • Visa Assistance
  • Accommodations Assistance
  • Free Airport to Hospital Transfer
  • Rehabilitation and recovery services
Which are the best cities in India for medical treatment?
There are several cities which provide impressive medical benefits and are open for both national and international tourists. However, the best cities in India for medical treatment are:
  • New Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
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