Oncology

Oncology is a medical speciality that deals with prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all forms of cancer. This field is mastered over by a special type of doctor called an oncologist. There are different types of cancer that may affect different parts of the body. Therefore, an oncologist may decide to specialize in a certain branch, such as in breast cancer treatment, prostate cancer treatment or oral cancer.

An oncologist who specializes in surgical removal of cancer from a certain part of the body pursues the field called surgical oncology. For example, breast cancer surgery. An oncologist specializing in medical oncology relies on the use of anti-cancer drugs for the treatment of the patient. One such treatment is chemotherapy, in which high dose drugs are administered either intravenously or orally to kill cancer cells.

There is another field that involves the use of radiation therapy, which makes use of an high energy x-ray or proton particles to destroy the cancer cells from the site. Radiotherapy can be given externally with the help of a machine or internally with the help of radioactive seeds.

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Oncology Treatments

Abdominoperineal Resection

Abdominoperineal resection (APR) is a type of a surgery in which the anus, rectum, and sigmoid colon are removed through small cuts in the belly. It is…

Cost Starts USD 8000

Hemicolectomy

The last part of the gastrointestinal system is referred as the colon and it is 5-6 cm long. It is ‘U’ shaped and it starts…

Cost Starts USD 6900

Lung Cancer Treatment

Lung cancer is an uncontrolled growth of cells that start off in the lungs. Usually, lung cancer starts in the cells that line the air…

Cost Starts USD 10000

Mastectomy

Mastectomy refers to the partial or complete surgical removal of one or both the breasts. This surgery is most often indicated for breast cancer. A…

Cost Starts USD 3500

Oral cancer Treatment

Oral cancer, commonly referred to as mouth cancer or throat cancer, is an uncontrollable growth of cells in the oral cavity. It refers to cancer…

Cost Starts USD 6400

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer refers to the abnormal growth of cells in the ovaries, which are an important part of the female reproductive system. Ovaries are two…

Cost Starts USD 6000

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Prostate Cancer Treatment

The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system, which makes fluid that forms an essential part of the semen. Prostate cancer starts when cells…

Cost Starts USD 6046

Prostatectomy

The prostate gland is present below the urinary bladder in men. It surrounds the urethra and produces fluid that helps in the movement of the…

Cost Starts USD 10000

Stomach Cancer

Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is the fifth most common cancer worldwide. This disease is a result of the growth of cancerous and…

Cost Starts USD 6300

STEREOTACTIC RADIO THERAPY (SRT)

Stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) is a type of technique used to precisely target radiation beams at the tumour. This is one of the latest innovations in…

Cost Starts USD 6300

Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. It typically affects people with lighter skin tone. Skin cancer is the uncontrolled and abnormal growth…

Brachytherapy

Brachytherapy is an advanced form of radiation therapy. It is also known as internal radiation therapy. Radiation therapy is a type of cancer treatment in…

Cost Starts USD 603

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