A combination of state of the art infrastructure, internationally trained faculty and comprehensive services under one roof along with the motto of treating with care makes Aster CMI Hospital the top choice for patients across the world seeking cancer treatment.
Path-breaking developments in the field of radiation with computerization, imaging and technological innovations have made cancer treatment in general and radiation therapy safer and acceptable even in elderly patients. Aster CMI Hospital, one of the best cancer treatment hospitals in Bangalore, has a technologically advanced radiation treatment machine: True beam STX machine with 6D Robotic couch to deliver the latest in technology, most effective and safer irradiation as per patient’s requirements.
Drugs to treat cancers have progressed phenomenally from blanket effects of chemotherapy to targeting cancer cells only. With the development of targeted therapy and Immunotherapy based on molecular profiling, the treatments options are much safer and effective. The day may not be far off when cancer treatment may become similar to that of diabetes or hypertension. With an advanced Bone marrow transplant unit, Aster CMI Hospital, the best oncology hospital in Bangalore, gives hope and a chance of cure to a variety of cancers, especially blood cancers.
With rapid developments in supportive care, delivering chemotherapy is now much safer with less toxicity. All the latest supportive measures are now standard of care when delivering chemotherapy along with backup from our 24-hour Ambulance, Emergency and ICU support if required. The introduction of IMRT and IGRT changed the entire scenario, the former almost becoming the basic treatment. The new technology of Radiosurgery is an excellent alternative in situations where surgery is required, but not possible. Surgery and Robotic surgery have made surgery cosmetic-friendly with help from oncoplastic surgical techniques at Aster CMI Hospital, one of the top cancer hospitals in Bangalore.
The comprehensive cancer care centre, one of the best in Bangalore, not only looks at evidence-based approach in the management of cancer but also takes into consideration patient-centric “option based” approach. The social circumstances, age, family situation etc. are taken into account when the treatment options with evidence are considered.
Pathway and Empowerment
The treatment at Aster CMI Hospital takes into consideration all the ancillary services to improve the quality of life. The first step, the oncology specialists take, would be to initiate mind management for the treatment process ahead. The oncology hospital also takes into account the lifestyle changes after treatment that are essential to improve the outcome of treatment and reduce the possibility of side effects. This is as important as the treatment itself.
Owing to the complex treatment strategy, oncology requires a good team. Aster CMI Hospital, one of the best cancer hospitals in Bangalore, is committed to a team approach. Regular MDT meetings are conducted by all specialists involved to ensure the highest standard of care based on evidence and international guidelines. This is why Aster CMI has been ranked as one of the best multi-speciality hospitals in Bangalore according to the All India Critical Care Hospital survey by The Times of India.
Through our 25+ specialities, we provide in-depth expertise in the spectrum of advance medical and surgical interventions. Our specialties are integrated to provide a seamless experience.
We have some of the best specialists from around the world, they bring years of experience and offer evidence-based treatment to ensure the best care for you.
We provide comprehensive treatment for all types diseases under one roof. Our highly experienced doctors supported by especially trained clinical staff, ensure the best care for you.
Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.
Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.
Is cancer curable?
Yes, cancer is a curable disease, if it is diagnosed at an early stage (Stage I and II) and appropriate treatment is prescribed by cancer specialists. The highly treatable types of cancers are breast cancer, skin cancer (non-melanomas), colon cancer, prostate cancer, testis cancer, and cervical cancer.
In the present day, even the early stage IV cancer can be curable. The focus has shifted to intent. From Stage I to early Stage IV (limited metastases) the approach now is with the intent to cure. The increasing use of immunotherapy and/or stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR) in early-stage IV is a welcome development.
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Is cancer a communicable disease?
Here the answer has not changed. Cancer is not a contagious disease or disorder that can so quickly transmit from one person to another. The immune system of a healthy person will destroy the foreign cells, including cancer cells from another person. There is no such evidence that cancer is a communicable disease that can transmit from a cancer patient to a healthy person if they are in close contact or breathing common air. ONE CAN SAFELY MIX WITH CANCER PATIENTS, USE UTENSILS IN COMMON, AND ALLOW PLAYING WITH CHILDREN/GRANDCHILDREN. Occasionally, cancer can spread through tissue or organ transplantation methods due to immunosuppression medication.
How should I prepare when I visit the cancer specialist?
It is very important to use the time optimally with the time you spend during the consultation. Although you would be anxious to spend a lot of time knowing the outcome of the cancer vis a vis cure, the doctor may not exactly be able to assure the outcome of you in exact terms. The general statistics the doctors have is for choosing and recommending the treatment for you, and a specialist will not able to specify for you the cure. Instead, you should give enough time to regarding choices of treatment available and focus on what you can do to improve the probability of cure. Please check the survivorship program of Best Oncology Hospital in Bangalore
What is a Bone Marrow Transplant?
A bone marrow transplant is also known as stem cell transplant, a treatment which is used to replace an unhealthy marrow with a healthy one. It is used to treat diseases such as blood cancers like leukaemia or lymphoma, bone marrow diseases such as aplastic anaemia and other immune systems or genetic disease like sickle cell disease.
If you are searching for Best Oncology Hospital in Bangalore, then visit Aster CMI hospital located in Hebbal.
Can radiotherapy cause hair loss on the scalp?
Yes, radiotherapy can cause hair loss only when treating head, brain or scalp of a patient. It means hair loss is a common side effect that occurs in the area being treated with radiotherapy. Usually, hairs will start to fall out 2 to 3 weeks after treatment starts.
In a female, radiotherapy to the breasts will lose hair in the armpit and male hair loss will occur in facial/beard/mustache.
With radiotherapy of the head, brain and scalp, earlier the hair loss used to be permanent due to higher effect on the skin. In the present day, all these situations hairs start to regrow from 6 months to 1year in almost all people. In many it comes to the original level.
When should I visit the cancer specialist?
Earlier it used to be 7 warning signals of the cancer. Presently, since the cancer is not uncommon, the advice would be, any persistent (lasting beyond a couple of weeks or months), progressive (increasing in intensity despite regular medication) complaints not responding to regular medication requires investigation to rule out cancer. Consult Best Cancer Care Specialists in Bangalore at Aster CMI hospital.
What can do I to enhance the cure?
Earlier not much importance was given to the patients and attendant's role in the management of cancer. Nowadays a lot of importance need to be given regarding lifestyle led by patients and their attendants. For one, it will improve quality of life of patients and people around them and secondly, these lifestyle changes have the chance of improving the cure rate. Refer to survivorship program Aster CMI Best Oncology Hospital in Bangalore.
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