Cervical cancer is an abnormal growth of cancer cells that starts in the cervix. The cervix is the narrow part of the lower uterus. It is the entrance of the uterus, often referred to as the neck of the womb. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer in women around the world. The treatment options and the diagnosis depend on the stage of cancer, type of cancer and its characteristics.

Cervical Cancer treatment India

India has emerged as medical tourism hub as it offers some of the medical facilities in the world. India produces some of the finest physicians and surgeons, with outstanding in-country teaching hospitals and research centers. Cervical cancer treatment in India has amassed with many years of experience and expertise. Most of the hospitals have a unification of some of the finest oncologist, latest equipment and a team using the best surgical procedures, radiation, chemotherapy and hormonal therapy.

Cost Comparison

Cervical cancer cost in India can help the tourist save a considerable amount of the cost of their complete treatment. The facilities and quality of treatment provided in India are comparable with some of the most preferred medical tourism destinations for cancer treatments like Germany, Singapore, Turkey, and Hungary. The cost of the complete therapy including surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy or hormonal therapy may vary from one medical facility to another, but still, they are in the affordable range when compared with the treatment cost available in US or UK.

Treatment and Cost

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below mentioned are the four stages of cervical cancer:

Stage 0: The presence of precancerous cells is found on the surface of the cervix in the form of CIN 3.

Stage 1: Cancer cells have grown and spread from the surface into the deeper tissues of the cervix and possibly have not spread into the uterus, nearby lymph nodes, organs or distant body parts.

Stage 2: Cancer cells have spread beyond the cervix and uterus but have not moved as far as to the lower parts of the vagina or the pelvic walls.

Stage 3: Cancer has grown up till the walls of the pelvis and possibly to the lower part of the vagina. It has started to affect the bladder or rectum and may cause blocking the ureters, which are the tubes that carry urine from the bladder. Cancer, however, may or may not affect the nearby lymph nodes or other body parts.

Stage 4: It is the last and the most advanced stage of cancer in which cancer has spread beyond the lower part of the vagina to the distant organs, including the liver, bones, lungs, and lymph nodes.

Staying aware of cancer symptoms and seeking medical attention in case of observing any medical symptoms can help in its early detection and treatment, and can also help in increasing the chances of survival.

There are different types of treatment options available in India for the treatment of cervical cancer that involve surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapy.

Different types of doctors are involved in treating this medical condition like a gynecologic oncologist, radiation oncologist, medical oncologist, etc.

Below mentioned are the procedure wise cost of cervical cancer treatment in India:

Type of Cervical Cancer Surgery Cost in India (USD)
Conization $1,800
Hysterectomy $3,000
Cryosurgery $4,000
Laser Surgery $3,300

Below mentioned are some of the main reasons why India is the most preferable destination for patients who are looking for Cervical Cancer Surgery or treatment:

  • Low cost of treatment: India provides the treatment at 30-50% lesser cost than required for the same procedure and cares in the US and other developed countries without compromising on the treatment quality.
  • Hospitals are equipped with the latest infrastructure and advanced medical technology.
  • The best-in-class medical facility specializing in cancer.
  • Highly experienced doctors and cancer specialists.

Below is the list of some of the best hospitals in India for Cervical Cancer treatment:

  • Jaypee Hospital, Delhi / NCR, India
  • Venkateshwar Hospital, Delhi, India
  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Delhi, India
  • Columbia Asia Hospital - Palam Vihar, Delhi / NCR, India
  • Fortis La Femme, Delhi / NCR, India

Below is the list of some of the best doctors and surgeons in India for Cervical Cancer treatment:

  • Dr. Jalaj Baxi, Senior Consultant Surgical Oncology, Fortis Hospital, Noida, India | Total Experience: 25 Years
  • Dr. Pankaj Kumar Pande, Director- Surgical Oncology, Fortis Hospital, Delhi / NCR, India | Total Experience: 21 Years
  • Dr. Vivek Gupta, Senior Consultant- Surgical Oncology, Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute, Delhi, India | Total Experience: 17 Years
  • Dr. S Gouthaman, Senior Consultant- Surgical Oncology, Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Chennai, India | Total Experience: 18 Years
  • Dr. Arvind Kumar Chauhan, Senior Consultant- Surgical Oncology, Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute, Delhi, India | Total Experience: 21 Years

The success rate of cervical cancer treatment in India when detected at an early stage with a 5-year survival rate is about 92%. Approximately 45% of the diagnosis of cervical cancer is made at an early stage. If cervical cancer has spread beyond the cervical to the surrounding tissues or organs then the 5-year survival rate of the patient is about 56%.

The woman who has undergone cervical cancer usually starts to feel better within six weeks of surgery, but complete recovery may take longer. Below are a few of the advisable post-surgery precaution for cervical cancer:

  • Rest: Take things smooth and easy without any stress for the first few weeks. Ask for help from family and friends for chores so that you can rest as much as possible.
  • Lifting: Avoid activities that need to carry or lift anything heavy like carrying anything heavy or vacuuming for a month at the minimum. This time to pause such activities may vary depending on various factors, for instance, the type of surgery you have undergone.
  • Regular check-up: Visit your doctor for regular check-ups. Before starting any mild-to-strong physical movement like exercise or walks.
  • Sex: In case of open surgery, you will need to avoid sexual intercourse for at least 6-8 weeks to give time to the vaginal wound to heal.
  • Diet: Drinking plenty of water and eating lots of fresh fruits and vegetables to avoid constipation.
  • Driving: Refrain from driving for a few weeks. You might also check with your insurer if there are any exclusions on your policy regarding major surgery and driving.

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