Brain cancer is mainly known as a brain tumor, which is a concentration of cells grown and divided in an uncontrolled way into different areas of the brain. When splenetic cancer grows, they start to barge into the performance of the brain. Based upon the size and malevolence of the cancer cells, they are into different stages. Primary stage brain cancer is the growth of cells abnormally. This mainly happens when some specific type of cell loses its feature and starts to develop abnormally. Then there is a metastatic type of cancer which occurs in a different part of the body and travels to the brain. Some of the symptoms of brain cancer are dizziness, vomiting, severe headache, weakness in a particular part of the body, altered mental status, hearing problems, speech difficulties, and balance disorder.

Treatment of Brain Cancer in India

In India, there are multiple types of treatments available for brain cancer depending upon the condition of the individual patient. The treatment of cancer depends on the type, size, and location of cancer as well as the age of the patient.

  • Chemotherapy: Medicines are given in the form of tablets or injections to the patient. Sometimes doctors place a chemotherapy drug straight into the cavity of cancer. These medicines are used to destroy cancer cells.
  • Radiation: To destroy the cancer cells' ability to function and replicate, high energy radiation is used. Generally, this therapy is used to destroy the cells remaining after surgery.
  • Surgery: This treatment is given to remove abnormal cancer tissues.
  • Immunotherapy: To slow down the further generation of cancer cells, immune cells of a human body are directed towards the affected part of the brain.
Treatment and Cost

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Frequently Asked Questions

Brain cancer treatment in India is available across many multispecialty, super specialty, and neurosurgery hospitals. India is considered as one of the best countries for brain cancer treatment because of several reasons, including the following:

  • Advances treatment technologies and approaches
  • The great infrastructure of the hospitals
  • Experience and expertise of the specialists
  • The affordable price of treatment
  • Low cost of living

There are different approaches available for brain cancer treatment in India. Some of the popular approaches that are used include the following:

  • Stereotactic radiosurgery such as Gamma Knife, Xknife, and CyberKnife
  • Cytotoxic chemotherapy
  • Standard radiotherapy
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Tumor excision using craniotomy
  • Immunotherapy and targeted therapy
  • Proton therapy

The candidate for each of these brain cancer treatment approaches in India is selected after a thorough assessment concerning tumor type, biopsy results, location, and extent, stage, and grade of cancer.

The average brain cancer surgery cost in India may range between 6000 to 11500 USD.

The following factors affect brain cancer surgery cost in India:

  • Type and location of the hospital
  • Experience of the specialists
  • Duration of hospital stay
  • Hospital room category opted for
  • Duration of ICU stay
  • Approach for the surgery
  • Medicines and consumables used
  • Use of blood units
  • Rate of recovery

The following are some of the best hospitals for brain cancer treatment in India:

  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
  • Artemis Hospital, Gurugram
  • Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram
  • Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai
  • Apollo Hospital, Bangalore and Hyderabad
  • Gleneagles Global Hospital, Chennai
  • VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi
  • BGS Gleneagles Hospital, Bangalore
  • Fortis Hospital Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi
  • Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket and Vaishali, New Delhi

Brain tumor or brain cancer surgery is performed by neurosurgeons as well as surgical oncologists with a specialization in head and neck cancers.

The following are some of the top surgeons for brain cancer surgery in India:

  • Dr. Aditya Gupta, Artemis Hospital, Gurugram
  • Dr. Sandeep Vaishya, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram
  • Dr. V.P. Singh, Medanta The Medicity, Gurugram
  • Dr. Rajan Shah, Nanavati Super Specialty Hospital, Mumbai
  • Dr. Rana Patir, Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
  • Dr. Balamurugan M, Apollo Hospital, Chennai
  • Dr. Sudhir Tyagi, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
  • Dr. Dilip Panekar, Aster Medcity Kochi
  • Dr. Rakesh Dua, Fortis Hospital Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi

The success rate of brain cancer surgery in India is more than 90 percent. While the doctors and the surgeons possess the skills and expertise to treat the patient, the success rate also depends on the clinical status of the patient, the grade of the tumor, the stage of cancer, location, and other factors as well.

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